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The Planet Mercury

written by: damdave
 
Ten big questions on the smallest planet in our Solar System.

Question 1:


Mercury was named after the Roman Messenger of the gods. What is the name of the corresponding god in Greek mythology?
Hermes
Hera
Zeus
Apollo

Question 2:


What is the diameter of planet Mercury?
4,878 km / 3 031 miles
3,576 km / 2 222 miles
10,787 km / 6,702 miles
983 km / 610 miles

Question 3:


What was the first spacecraft to study the planet Mercury?
Mariner 10
Voyager 2
Mariner 11
Mariner 9

Question 4:


How long does it take for the planet Mercury to orbit the Sun once?
365 days
2 years
44 days
88 days

Question 5:


What is the most abundant element in Mercury's atmosphere?
Oxygen
Nitrogen
Helium
Boron

Question 6:


What element comprises more than half of Mercury's mass?
Lead
Carbon
Iron
Nickel

Question 7:


Mercury has a moon called Celsius.
True
False

Question 8:


The largest known impact crater on Mercury is named what?
Skinakas Basin
Olymus Mons
Caloris Basin
Tyco Crater

Question 9:


From our point of view on Earth, Mercury goes through different phases, just like our Moon.
False
True

Question 10:


What is the mean temperature on the surface of Mercury?
333 degrees Fahrenheit / 167 degrees Celsius
212 degrees Fahrenheit / 100 degrees Celsius
1,500 degrees Fahrenheit / 815 degrees Celsius
-10 degrees Fahrenheit / -23 degrees Celsius

 


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