Explorit's Astronomy 2. Quiz

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FIVE QUESTIONS: (Top score is 50 points)

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QUESTION 1:
Which planet was discovered in 1781 by amateur astronomer William Herschel?
Pluto     Juno     Uranus     Neptune


QUESTION 2:
Which planet has a diameter of 4,200 miles and orbits our sun every 687 days?
Saturn     Venus     Mars     Jupiter

QUESTION 3:
Where does "sky" end and "space" begin?
5 miles high     10 miles high
50 miles high     140 miles high

QUESTION 4:
Which of the following statements is true?
The moon orbits around the Earth's center
The Earth and the Moon each orbit around a common center
The Earth orbits around the Moon's center.

QUESTION 5:
A total eclipse of the Sun by the Moon can only occur when the Moon is: ?
At first quarter     Full     third quarter     New
Any of the above.

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