A_Quiz11(Fa07)

A_Quiz11(Fa07) - SURVEY OF ASTRONOMY 806243 Quiz Score: /10...

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S URVEY OF A STRONOMY 806–243 Name: _________________________ Quiz Score: /10 = _______% Section: _________________________ ASTRONOMY 806-243 QUIZ 11 ________ 1. In August 2006, the IAU defined a planet as any solar system object satisfying the following 2 criteria: it’s round and it orbits the Sun. a) True b) False ________ 2. This is the current home of Spirit and Opportunity. They found lots of evidence for past water on this planet. a) Mercury b) Venus c) Mars d) Jupiter e) Saturn ________ 3. Terrestrial planets a) Are located close to the Sun. b) Are small, mainly rocky and metallic bodies with high densities. c) Have none or very few satellites d) Are slow rotators. e) All of the above are correct. ________ 4. Which force is responsible for creating planets out of “planetesimals”? a) Fusion b) Gravity c) Electromagnetism d) Strong Nuclear Force e) Weak Nuclear Force ________ 5. Which one of the following properties does not tell us something about the way in
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course ASTRO 107 taught by Professor Burns during the Spring '08 term at MATC Madison.

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