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NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Solar System Chapter Exam

Exam Instructions:

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Question 1 1. This is the stage of the universe's development where radiant energy would have had a much larger density than that of matter:

Question 2 2. Which of these statements is considered to be true?

Question 3 3. The reason the universe eventually became transparent to light is because:

Question 4 4. These are unusually weak ocean tides at first or third quarter moon:

Question 5 5. Which of the following is incorrect?

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Question 6 6. The implication of the solar nebula theory is mainly that:

Question 7 7. The order of the planets, starting with the nearest ones to the sun are:

Question 8 8. Which of these is true?

Question 9 9. The theory that posits that the planets and sun in the solar system formed from the solar nebula is called the:

Question 10 10. The moon's phases depend on:

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Question 11 11. How many planets are there?

Question 12 12. These are low tides that are very low and high tides that are very high at full and new moon:

Question 13 13. The recombination epoch is also known as the:

Question 14 14. This is a kind of rotation where it takes exactly as long for the moon to rotate on its axis as it takes for it to make one orbit around the Earth:

Question 15 15. How many planets have moons?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a terrestrial planet?

Question 17 17. The first phase of the moon is:

Question 18 18. This is the hypothesis that states that our solar system formed thanks to a sudden and improbable event such as the collision of two stars:

Question 19 19. The difference in the strength of gravity between two points on a body is a:

Question 20 20. Spring tides occur because of:

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Question 21 21. The terrestrial planets do not include:

Question 22 22. What is the name for the cloud of interstellar gas and dust that condensed to form the entire solar system, including the sun and planets?

Question 23 23. This is the stage in the development of the universe that marks the end of the dark age and the beginning of the age of stars and galaxies:

Question 24 24. This is a minor planet that's made up of metal and/or rock:

Question 25 25. A _____ is an object that may one day become a _____ if it survives its journey through Earth's atmosphere:

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Question 26 26. Earth's only natural satellite is:

Question 27 27. The time when the universe became transparent to light, allowing it to travel for great distances, is known as the:

Question 28 28. The Solar Nebula Hypothesis states the solar system formed how long ago?

Question 29 29. This is a small icy body that orbits in the solar system and develops a tail of gas as it approaches the sun:

Question 30 30. Pluto is designated as what?

NMTA Elementary Education Subtest II: Solar System Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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