PHSC 121 Quiz 5

PHSC 121 Quiz 5 Liberty University

  1. The canals on Mars are filled with liquid water.
  2. According to the presentation on “Scale,” if we made a model in which the Sun was a typically sized orange, then the Earth would be about the size of a
  3. According to the presentation on “Scale,” if you make your own “pocket solar-system” on a strip of paper, this planet should be halfway between the Sun and Pluto.
  4. How did Mars get its two moons?
  5. The ______ period on Mars is characterized by heavy bombardment, flooding, and volcanism.
  6. According to the presentation on “Scale,” if you make your own “pocket solar-system” on a strip of paper, this planet should be ¼ of the way between the Sun and Pluto.
  7. What keeps water frozen on Mars?
  8. How often does Venus rotate on its axis?
  9. Venus’s tectonic processes seem to be vertical rather than horizontal.
  10. The Venusian cloud layer extends no higher than about 15 km above the surface.
  11. Which statement is true when comparing Saturn to Jupiter?
  12. Jupiter has only four moons.
  13. Which of the Galilean moons is essentially a dirty, icy rock?
  14. Saturn’s moon Titan is likely a captured Kuiper belt object.
  15. What action is responsible for the heating of Saturn’s interior?
  16. Saturn has fewer but stronger winds than Jupiter.
  17. Which of the following is not a moon of Jupiter?
  18. Only Jupiter and Saturn have rings.
  19. How is Titan different from all the other Jovian satellites?
  20. Which space mission orbited Jupiter and dropped a probe into Jupiter’s atmosphere?
  21. What element makes up Io’s thin atmosphere?
  22. The outermost planets in our Solar System are Jovian planets.
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