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Biology Honors Prentice Hall Textbook by Miller/Levine Chapter 25 Review  pg. 823 #1-9,14,17,18,19-24, pg.861 #1-7                                               4/29  period 5 1. B 2. D 3. C 4. A 5. C 6. B 7. A 8. D 9. D 14. The moon’s gravity is too weak to hold onto gas molecules, which simply float away into space, so  there is no atmosphere on the moon. 17. Tides are mainly caused by differences in the moon’s gravitational pull on Earth. The gravitatational  pull of the moon causes the oceans to bulge at the locations closest to a nd farthest from it. As Earth  rotates on its axis, high tides occur when an area moves through either of these two bulges. Most coastal  areas experience two high tides and two low tides each day.  18. Mercury’s surface has been unchanged for billions of years, so Mercury is geologically dead. 19. Venus’s surface temperature is extremely high (around 460 C), so if there once was water, it has long 
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Unformatted text preview: since boiled away. 20. You would go to Mars, and visit Olympus Mons, the largest volcano in the solar system. 21. The Great Red Spot is a storm that rotates around its center (like a hurricane), because it is caught between two bands of winds blowing in opposite directions. 22. The atmosphere of the great giants has such intense pressure that the hydrogen and the helium inside each planet exist mostly in liquid form. 23. Earth’s clouds are made of liquid water or ice crystals, but Neptune’s clouds are made of methane ice crystals. 24. Pluto’s orbit around the sun is more elliptical than the other planets. For a small part of its orbit, Pluto swings closer to the sun than Neptune. 1. A 2. B 3. B 4. C 5. 6. 7....
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