Example Test Questions for Chapter 8

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Willie Reaves Dr. Richard Williamon PHYS 116 4 October 2011 Example Test Questions for Chapter 8 1. The technical name for the process that causes water to circulates counterclockwise in the Northern Hemisphere and clockwise in the Southern Hemisphere is ___. a. The Jovian effect b. Tidal heating c. The Coriolis effect (CORRECT ANSWER) d. Cassini division 2. The smaller jovian moons look like potatoes for which of the following reasons? a. Their gravities are too weak to force them to be circular (CORRECT ANSWER) b. Thousands of asteroids hit them during their formation, removing chunks of their c. The nearby gravitational pull of bodies from the Kuiper belt have changed their
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Unformatted text preview: shape d. Primitive potato growers colonized them centuries ago and changed the shape of the planet 3. The process that affects the Galilean moons and causes tidal heating and the subsequent high level of volcanic activity on Io is called what? Correct answer: Orbital resonance 4. Which of the following is the largest moon in the solar system? a. Io b. Ganymede (CORRECT ANSWER) c. The Earths moon d. Titan 5. How many of the jovian planets in our solar system have rings? a. One b. Two c. Three d. All four (CORRECT ANSWER)...
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