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Q: How many planets are there in the Solar System?

B: 8
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Q: Which planet is not a gas giant?
C: Mars
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Q: What is the most volcanically active body in the solar system?
B: Io
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Q: Which planet has the largest ring system?
D: Saturn
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Q: Which is the densest planet?
B: Earth
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Q: What is the only known moon of Pluto?
B: Charon
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Q: Where do most comets arrive from?
B: the Oort cloud
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Q: What is the comet belt outside of Pluto's orbit called?
B: Kuiper Belt
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Q: Which is shorter, Mercury's day or year?
B: year
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Q: Which planet has the hottest temperatures?
C: Venus
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Q: Which moon is a moon of Mars?
A: Phobos
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Q: Which planet is Olympus Mons, the highest volcano in the Solar System, on?
B: Mars
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Q: What is the largest planet in the Solar System?
D: Jupiter
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Q: What is the Great Red Spot and Jupiter?
B: A storm that has lasted over 100s of years
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Q: Which planet has the most moons?
A: Jupiter
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Q: Which planet was the first planet located through mathematical predictions
rather than through regular observations of the sky?
A: Neptune
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1. What would happen if sun is replaced by a black hole of equivalent mass?


Ans: After around 8 minutes the last of the light rays from sun will reach earth.
No source of solar energy. The planet will keep revolving the same way they were
revolving before. Also
2. How do we use sun's motion to keep track of time?
3. What is the relationship between a comet and meteor shower? Also why do meteor
shower occur on the same date every year?
4. What are the shapes of planetary orbits? How does the speed of the planet's
revolution depend on its distance from the sun?
5. Why do some planets have atmosphere while otheres do not?
6. What properties of a satellite would suggest that it may be a captured
satellite?
7. How do we know that the planet Earth really revolves and rotates?
8. How did the Moon(Earth's) form?
9. Where do comets come from? How do comets produce their spectacular comas and
tails?
10. Distinguish between a meteor, a meteoroid, and a meteorite.
11. What properties of a satellite would suggest that it may be a captured
satellite?