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.   stars  
  c.   asteroids  
  d.   planetesimals  
  Hint    
      
  2.Comets are bodies that are __________ that orbit __________. SC.E.1.4.2  
  a.   icy, each planet  
  b.   ice and rock, the Sun  
  c.   larger than Earth, Earth  
  d.   helium gas, the Sun  
  Hint    
      
  3.Where are most asteroids located? SC.E.1.4.2  
  a.   orbiting all planets  
  b.   between Earth and Venus  
  c.   between Mars and Jupiter  
  d.   outside of Pluto's orbit  
  Hint    

 
   
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