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The Inner Planets (Grade 6)

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The Inner Planets

1. 
All the inner planets have moons.
  1. True
  2. False
2. 
A year on Venus is shorter than a day on Venus.
  1. True
  2. False
3. 
The four inner planets are, in order from the sun:
  1. Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
  2. Mercury, Earth, Venus, Neptune
  3. Mars, Earth, Venus, Mercury
  4. Mars, Venus, Earth, Saturn
4. 
Which statement about the inner planets is TRUE?
  1. All inner planets are mostly covered with water.
  2. The inner planets have common types of rocky land forms such as mountains and volcanoes.
  3. Earth is the hottest inner planet.
  4. The inner planets all have thick, very protective atmospheres.
5. 
Which planet is shown below?
Planet Venus - Small
  1. Mars
  2. Earth
  3. Venus
  4. Jupiter
6. 
What planet has rusted iron in its dusty, rocky surface?
  1. Venus
  2. Mars
  3. Jupiter
  4. Saturn
7. 
Which of the following planets in our solar system takes the least time to orbit the Sun?
  1. Mars
  2. Earth
  3. Jupiter
  4. Mercury
8. 
This planet is second from the Sun. It is named after the Roman god of beauty. Considered for a long time as Earth's "twin". It is covered in clouds. What is it?
  1. Mars
  2. Mercury
  3. Venus
  4. Jupiter
9. 
The surface of the planet shown below is most similar to the surface of
Planet Mercury - Small
  1. the sun
  2. the moon
  3. the Earth
  4. an asteroid
10. 
Object "D" on the solar system diagram below represents which planet?
Solar System
  1. Mars
  2. Earth
  3. Venus
  4. Mercury

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