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The Outer Planets (Grade 6)

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The Outer Planets

Which four letters represent Jovian planets on the solar system diagram shown?
Solar System
  1. A, B, C, D
  2. B, C, D, E
  3. E, F, G, H
  4. F, G, H, I
Which is a difference between the outer planets and the inner planets?
  1. the outer planets have many moons
  2. the outer planets orbit in a different direction
  3. the outer planets have a higher density
  4. the outer planets have a smaller diameter
Which Jovian planets have rings?
  1. Saturn only
  2. Saturn and Neptune
  3. Saturn, Neptune, and Uranus
  4. Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, and Jupiter
Because of its rotation, a Neptune                 is                 than that of one on Earth.
  1. day; longer
  2. year; longer
  3. day; shorter
  4. year; shorter
Which planet in our solar system is known to be the windiest?
  1. Earth
  2. Mercury
  3. Neptune
  4. Saturn
The rings of the planet pictured below are mainly
Planet Saturn - Small
  1. water ice.
  2. helium gas.
  3. liquid hydrogen.
  4. frozen carbon dioxide.
Jupiter's day is about                 hour(s).
  1. 1
  2. 10
  3. 100
  4. 1000
Which gas produces a green-blue to blue color of Uranus and Neptune?
  1. oxygen
  2. carbon dioxide
  3. methane
  4. sulfur dioxide
What is Saturn's most prominent feature?
  1. moon system
  2. ring system
  3. giant storm
  4. liquid oceans
Jupiter's Great Red Spot is a giant                .
Planet Jupiter - Small
  1. storm
  2. crater
  3. ocean
  4. volcano

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