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The Inner Planets (Grade 6)

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The Inner Planets

All the inner planets have moons.
  1. True
  2. False
A year on Venus is shorter than a day on Venus.
  1. True
  2. False
List the four inner planets 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
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 landforms such as mountains and volcanoes.
  3. Earth is the hottest inner planet.
  4. The inner planets all have thick, very protective atmospheres.
Which planet is pictured?
Planet Venus - Small
  1. Mars
  2. Earth
  3. Venus
  4. Jupiter
What planet has rusted iron in its dusty, rocky surface?
  1. Venus
  2. Mars
  3. Jupiter
  4. Saturn
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
This planet is second from the Sun. It is named after the Roman god of beauty. Considered as Earth's "twin". It is covered in clouds. What is it?
  1. Mars
  2. Mercury
  3. Venus
  4. Jupiter
The surface of the planet pictured is most similar to the surface of
Planet Mercury - Small
  1. the Sun.
  2. the Moon.
  3. Earth.
  4. an asteroid.
Object "D" on the solar system diagram represents which planet?
Solar System
  1. Mars
  2. Earth
  3. Venus
  4. Mercury

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