Physical Science Study Set 3

Physics & Astronomy

Quiz 16 :

The Solar System

Quiz 16 :

The Solar System

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The motion of a Foucault pendulum proves that Earth is
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Stellar paralax proves that Earth is
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Retrograde motion of a planet refers to ______________ motion.
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Which planet moves the fastest?
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That a planet moves with different speeds in its orbit is given by which of Kepler's laws?
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Earth's axis is tilted ______________ degrees from the normal to the ecliptic plane.
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Which of the following planets moves the slowest in its orbit around the Sun?
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The name given to the point of a planet's orbit that is farthest from the Sun is
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The name given to the point of a planet's orbit that is closest to the Sun is
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The geocentric model of the solar system is attributed to
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The planet Earth
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Kepler's second law of planetary motion is known as the law of
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The planet Mercury
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The terrestrial planets have
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The closest planet to Earth is
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The aberration of starlight gives proof that Earth is
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Kepler's third law of planetary motion is also known as the ______________ law.
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The heliocentric model of the solar system was developed by
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Kepler's first law states that the orbits of the planets around the Sun are
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The study of astronomy involves
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