Section #: 29.4 Formation of Our Solar System

Practice Test
      
  1.The objects that eventually formed planets by colliding and merging are called __________. SC.E.1.4.2  
  a.   solar nebula  
  b.   asteroids  
  c.   stars  
  d.   planetesimals  
  Hint    
      
  2.Comets are bodies that are __________ that orbit __________. SC.E.1.4.2  
  a.   icy, each planet  
  b.   helium gas, the Sun  
  c.   larger than Earth, Earth  
  d.   ice and rock, the Sun  
  Hint    
      
  3.Where are most asteroids located? SC.E.1.4.2  
  a.   outside of Pluto's orbit  
  b.   between Earth and Venus  
  c.   orbiting all planets  
  d.   between Mars and Jupiter  
  Hint    

 
   
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