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\question When imaged in visible light Venus appears like \_\_\_\_\_\_ rather than \_\_\_\_\_\_.\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice an asteroid ... a terrestrial planet
\CorrectChoice a gas dwarf ... a rocky planet
\choice Mars ... Venus
\choice Venus ... Mars
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\question The clouds on Venus are made of\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice water
\choice steam
\choice carbon dioxide
\choice nitrogen
\CorrectChoice sulfuric acid
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\question The geology of Venus is predominantly\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
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\CorrectChoice Basalt
\choice Andesite
\choice Picrite
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\question Basalt is what type of rock?\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
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\CorrectChoice Igneous
\choice Sedimentary
\choice Metamorphic
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\question The rocks on Venus are mostly\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\CorrectChoice from volcanoes
\choice from the seabed of a now non-existent ocean
\choice associated with plate tectonics
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\question The rocky surface of the planet Venus can be detected when Venus is observed using infrared astronomy.\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
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\question When Venus is viewed in the ultraviolet, its color appears brownish.\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
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\question Moldavite is a mineral that may be associated with what radiation astronomy phenomenon?\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice lightening strikes
\CorrectChoice meteorite impacts and fireballs
\choice evidence that Venus was once a comet
\choice predicting when currently dormant volcanoes will erupt
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\question According to Wikipedia, a "mineral" is a naturally occurring solid that\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
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\choice has useful value
\CorrectChoice is by a chemical formula
\choice contains carbon
\choice does not contain carbon
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\question Which types of radiation astronomy directly observe the rocky-object surface of Venus?\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
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\choice X-ray astronomy
\choice ultraviolet astronomy
\choice visual astronomy
\choice infrared astronomy
\CorrectChoice radio astronomy
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\question One reason that Venus's atmosphere has more carbon dioxide than Earth's is that\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice the mass of Venus is slightly higher
\CorrectChoice Venus was too hot for oceans that could absorb the carbon dioxide
\choice Venus is exposed to a stronger solar wind strips away the other gasses
\choice Venus has a lower magnetic field that disassociates carbon dioxide
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\question The surface temperature of Venus is about\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
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\CorrectChoice 850 Fahrenheit (730 Kelvin or 230 Celsius)
\choice 450 Fahrenheit (500 Kelvin or 66 Celsius)
\choice 150 Fahrenheit (340 Kelvin or 66 Celsius)
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\question The Venetian atmosphere consists of mostly carbon dioxide and\ifkey\endnote{ CC-BY-SA: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1773495}}}\fi
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\choice oxygen
\choice helium
\choice hydrogen
\CorrectChoice nitrogen
\choice sulfuric acid
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