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

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