Chapter3 - SAMPLE TEST CHAPTER 3 1) These structures in the...

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SAMPLE TEST CHAPTER 3 1) These structures in the irons suggest that the meteorite was formed under high pressures and temperatures indicative of those found inside larger asteroids: a) achondrites, b) chondrules, c) chondrites, d) hemroids, e) Widmanstatten. 2) Fission converts hydrogen into helium. T F 3) Nicolaus Copernicus discovered that: a) the earth revolved around the sun in circular motions, b) the earth was the center of the universe, c) the earth revolved around the sun in elliptical motions, d) heaven was outside of the universe, e) calendars could be based on the work of Ptolemy. 4) This planet is the only planet that rotates on an axis substantially tilted from the plane of its orbit: a) Neptune, b) earth, c) Venus, d) Jupiter, e) Uranus. 5) In 1995, two additional moons were discovered orbiting this planet: a) Jupiter, b) Saturn, c) Venus, d) Neptune, e) Uranus. 6) Sunspots are __________ regions on the surface of the sun. 7) The Julian calendar by the 1500s was nearly 10 days out of sync. T F 8) Meteorites have killed many people throughout human history. T F 9) Claudius Ptolemy was the father of: a) meteorology, b) calendars, c) astrology, d) astronomy, e) red-light sales. 10) Tycho Brahe collected massive amounts of data with the newly invented telescope. T F 11) The asteroid belt exists between these two planets: _____________ _______________. 12) Kepler’s second law shows that when a planet is closer to the sun it moves faster than when it is farther away. T F 13) The moon that has actively erupted sulfur-rich lavas is _____________. 14) A _____________ may have triggered the collapse of our solar system. 15) This craft recently landed on Mars: a) Pathfinder, b) Sojourner, c) Viking, d) Apollo, e) Galileo.
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16) The largest volcano in the solar system is called: a) Hawaii, b) Mona Loa, c) Olympus Mons, d) Mt. Everest, e) Mt. Spock. 17) Tycho Brahe had an assistant named: a) Newton, b) Copernicus, c) Ptolomy, d)
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This note was uploaded on 06/10/2008 for the course GLY GLY 2150 taught by Professor Defant during the Spring '08 term at University of South Florida - Tampa.

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