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A popular modern theory for the origin of the Earth-Moon system is that the early

Question : A popular modern theory for the origin of the Earth-Moon system is that the early : 2147056

86) A popular modern theory for the origin of the Earth-Moon system is that the early Earth collided with another planet the size of ________.

A) Mercury

B) Mars

C) Jupiter

D) Venus

87) Which planet, in addition to Earth, shows clear evidence of water erosion?

A) Mars

B) Jupiter

C) Mercury

D) Venus

88) Saturn's moon Titan has rain like Earth, but the rain is ________, not water.

A) neon

B) sulfur

C) methane

D) carbon dioxide

89) The only planet in the solar system whose axis of rotation lies close to its equatorial plane is ________.

A) Saturn

B) Uranus

C) Jupiter

D) Neptune

90) Relatively small bodies which generally orbit between Mars and Jupiter are called ________.

A) asteroids

B) dwarf planets

C) comets

D) meteorites

ESSAY. Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper.

92) Why might a moon's orbit be used to evaluate if it was a primary moon, formed at the same time as the planet or a feature (asteroid or comet) that was captured by the planet's gravity?

93) Compare Earth's surface processes to the surface processes on Saturn's moon Titan.

94) Why are meteorites a possible source of information regarding the origin and composition of Earth? Also, what other "clues" might be present in meteorites?

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