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Physics II		Leeson				Name_____________________________
						_______	Block____	Date__________________
						    100
Test VII  -  Big Stuff in the Solar System


I.Matching
Comets, Asteroid, Ecliptic, Oort Cloud, Meteor, Main Belt, Kuiper Belt

II.Multiple Choice --- Quick Matching

	___1.  Meteor
	___2.  Meteorite
	___3.  Meteoroid
	___4.  Nucleus
	___5.  Coma
	- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
	___6.  Rock
	___7.  Leftover comet stuff
	___8.  Made of ice, gas, dust and rocks
	- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -

	9.  Although there are several hundred thousands of them, the total mass of the asteroids is
		less than ____________________________________________________________.

	___10.  Once thought to be burped from the Earth's atmosphere:
		A.  Sun	B.  Moon	C.  Comets	D.  Asteroids		E.  Meteors

	___11.  

	T      F     12.  The main comet belt is located between Jupiter and Mars.

	T      F     13.  Asteroids are known as dirty snowballs.

	___16.  A disk-shaped region past the orbit of  Neptune, roughly 30 to 100 A.U. from the Sun:
		A.  Kuiper Belt	B.  Oort cloud		C.  Pluto	D.  Planet X

	___17.  Asteroids that orbit with a planet because they are stuck at a LaGrange point.
		A.  Satellites
		B.  Trojans
		C.  Visigoths
		D.  Main Belt Objects

	___18.  What element do we have on Earth because the Sun is a "Second Generation Star"?
		A.  Hydrogen	B.  Helium	C.  Water	D.  Iron

	T      F     19.  Halley is not a long-period comet.

	___28.  What aspect of comets makes them the largest objects in the solar system?
		A.  tail		B.  coma	C.  nucleus	D.  yo mama



	___31.  If Pluto is a comet, then why doesn't it have a tail?
		A.  It has no ice
		B.  It has no rocks
		C.  It is too dense to out-gas
		D.  It is not close enough to the Sun
		E.  Its moon takes the place of its tail

	___38.  The point where an object like the Moon is closest to the Earth:
		A.  Apogee	B.  Aphelion	C.  Escape Velocity	D.  Perigee	E.  Perihelion

	40.  How are meteor showers named?

        41.  What are the three classifications of Asteroids? Give a brief description.

        42.  Describe the four main parts (structure) of a comet.

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