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

 
   
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