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\question \includegraphics[width=0.4\textwidth]{Jupiter-by-Cassini-Huygens.png}    The black spot in this image of Jupiter is\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863353}}}\fi
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\choice an electric storm
\choice a solar eclipse
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\choice a magnetic storm
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\question Although there is some doubt as to who discovered Jupiter's great red spot, it is generally credited to\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863353}}}\fi
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\choice Tycho in
\choice Galileo in 1605
\choice Newton in 1668
\CorrectChoice Cassini in 1665
\choice Messier in 1771
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\question The bands in the atmosphere of Jupiter are associated with a patter of alternating wind velocities that are\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863353}}}\fi
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\choice updrafts and downdrafts
\CorrectChoice both of these
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\question As one descends down to Jupiter's core, the temperature\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863353}}}\fi
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\choice Jupiter has four large moons and many smaller ones
\choice The Great Red Spot is a storm that has raged for over 300 years
\choice Jupiter emits more energy than it receives from the Sun
\CorrectChoice Jupiter is the largest known planet
\choice Jupiter has a system of rings
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\question What is the mechanism that heats the interior of Jupiter? \ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863353}}}\fi
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\CorrectChoice rain
\choice tides
\choice radioactivity
\choice magnetism
\choice electricity
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\question Why is Jupiter an oblate spheroid?\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863353}}}\fi
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\choice tides from other gas planets
\choice tides from the Sun
\choice tides from the Jupiter's moons
\CorrectChoice rotation about axis
\choice revolution around Sun
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\question What statement best describes the Wikipedia's explanation of the helium (He) content of Jupiter's upper atmosphere (relative to the hydrogen (H) content)?\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863353}}}\fi
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\CorrectChoice Jupiter's atmosphere has only 80% as much helium because the He fell to the core.
\choice Jupiter's atmosphere has 80% more He because Jupiter's hydrogen escaped into space.
\choice Jupiter's atmosphere has only 80% as much helium because the He escaped into space.
\choice Jupiter's atmosphere has 80% more He because Jupiter's hydrogen fell to the core.
\choice Jupiter and the Sun have nearly the same ratio of He to H.
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\question Where is the Sun-Jupiter barycenter?\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863353}}}\fi
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\CorrectChoice Just above the Sun's surface
\choice Just above Jupiter's surface
\choice At the center of the Sun
\choice At the center of Jupiter
\choice The question remains unresolved
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\question The barycenter of two otherwise isolated celestial bodies is?\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863353}}}\fi
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\choice a place where two bodies exert equal and opposite gravitational forces
\CorrectChoice the focal point of two elliptical orbital paths
\choice both of these are true
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