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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets Questions

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Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Pluto is an example of a(n)
  1. dwarf planet
  2. inner planet
  3. outer planet
  4. planetesimal
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
A small chuck of rock or metal in space.
  1. meteoroid
  2. meteorite
  3. asteroid
  4. meteor
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
A meteor that has landed on Earth's surface.
  1. meteoroid
  2. meteorite
  3. asteroid
  4. meteor
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Meteoroids usually come from
  1. solar winds
  2. comets or asteroids
  3. debris from other planets
  4. beyond the solar system
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Where is the asteroid belt located?
  1. between Venus and Earth
  2. between Earth and Mars
  3. between Mars and Jupiter
  4. between Jupiter and Saturn
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
A meteoroid that has entered the Earth's atmosphere.
  1. meteoroid
  2. meteorite
  3. asteroid
  4. meteor
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Which of the following distinguished a planet from a dwarf planet?
  1. orbits the sun
  2. large enough to form a round shape
  3. cleared similar objects from its orbit
  4. have gravity
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
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