From 1979 to 1999 what planet was farther from the

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Chapter 18 / Exercise 5
An Introduction to Physical Science
Shipman/Wilson
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11. From 1979 to 1999, what planet was farther from the Sun than Pluto? a. Earth b. Jupiter c. Uranus d. Neptune ANS: D PTS: 1 REF: 7 BLM: Remember
12. Which of the following has the distances arranged in order from smallest to largest? PTS: 1 REF: 4-7 BLM: Higher Order
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Chapter 18 / Exercise 5
An Introduction to Physical Science
Shipman/Wilson
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13. It takes light 1.3 seconds to travel from the Moon to the Earth and 8 minutes to travel from the Sun to the Earth. How much farther from the Earth is the Sun, compared to the Moon? PTS: 1 REF: 7 BLM: Higher Order
14. If light takes 8 minutes to travel from the Sun to the Earth and over 4 hours to travel from the Sun to the planet Neptune, what is the distance from the Sun to Neptune? PTS: 1 REF: 7 BLM: Higher Order
15. In the diagram, what is the diameter of Mercury? a. about 240 kilometres b. about 2400 kilometres c. about 24,000 kilometres d. about 2.4 10 6 kilometres ANS: B PTS: 1 REF: 5 BLM: Higher Order
16. In the diagram, what is the diameter of Jupiter? PTS: 1 REF: 5 BLM: Higher Order
17. The Earth has a radius of about 6400 kilometres, the Sun has a radius of about 7.0 10 5 kilometres, and a rubber ball has a radius of 6.4 centimetres. If you were to construct a scale model of the solar system using the rubber ball to represent the Earth, what is the radius of a ball needed to represent the Sun in your model?
PTS: 1 REF: 7 BLM: Higher Order