Similarities and differences between Earth and Venus

Subject: General Questions    / General General Questions
Question

QUESTION 1

Earth and Venus have some similarities and also some major differences. Select all the statements below that are correct.

Venus spins more quickly than Earth.

The surface temperature on Venus is much hotter than Earth.

The two planets are similar in size.

The amount of time between one sunrise and the next is roughly the same on both planets.

Earth and Venus rotate in opposite directions on their axes.

Venus is the closest planet to Earth.

2 points

QUESTION 2

_________________ makes up 95% of the atmosphere on Venus.

1 points

QUESTION 3

What is the source of the gas that makes up the majority of the Venusian atmosphere?

volcanoes

life

meteorites

inorganic processes on the surface of the planet

1 points

QUESTION 4

About how many times a year does lightening hit the ground on Venus?

0

100, 000 (one hundred thousand)

1, 000, 000 (1 million)

1, 000, 000, 000 (1 billion)

1 points

QUESTION 5

What environmental conditions on Venus allow lava rocks to remain molten for months before they harden?

strong winds

hot temperatures

thin atmosphere

no rain

2 points

QUESTION 6

Mercury has no atmosphere.

True

False