Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Planet Factoid Quiz

1. Mercury
2. Venus
3. Earth
4. Mars
5. Jupiter
6. Saturn
7. Uranus
8. Neptune
9. Pluto

A. Scientist who study this planet work on a 24 hour and 39 minutes clock.
B. Always the oddball, the axis of this planet is tilled at 82˚. (Earth is at 23.5˚)
C. The rings of this planet are composed of countless icy particles whose size varies from dust to houses.
D. You may or may not be from this planet.
E. If you weighed 100 pounds on Earth, you would weight 7 pounds on this dwarf planet.
F. The surface temperature of this planet varies from 660˚F to -275˚F. Yikes!
G. The information provided for this planet was blocked off in the museum. It must not be very important.
H. Land changes on this globe are not due to wind and water (there isn't much of an atmosphere). Volcanoes are the creators of lava-carved rivers (aka canali) and gigantic mountains.
I. This planet emits more radio noise than any other object in our solar system (excluding the Sun). They had samples of these and WTF.

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1F  2H  3D  4A  5I  6C  7B  8G  9E

1 comment:

  1. My honest guesses, w/o checking at the bottom...

    1F, 2A, 3D, 4H, 5I, 6C, 7B, 8G, 9E

    ...oops, I switched Venus and Mars.