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1

What planet is so similar to Earth that they can be considered sister planets?

Venus

2

Which planet rotates on its access opposite to its direction around the sun, also known as retrograde rotation?

Venus

3

The atmosphere of Venus is composed of what percent of carbon dioxide?

96%

4

How many moons does Venus have?

0

5

How many times greater is Venus' atmosphere density than that of Earth's?

100x Greater

6

Venus’s temperature is hot enough to melt Lead.

True

7

Venus is extremely hot during the day and extremely cold during the night.

False

8

About how long did each probe that Russia sent to Venus last?

20 minutes

9

A planet in our solar system is the ultimate example of the greenhouse effect. Which one is it?

Venus

10

Venus's surface temperature is ___°C

462

11

The large circular coronae on Venus are

large regions where hot magma rising from the interior of Venus puts pressure on the surface material

12

Which of these is not true about Venus?

It has plate tectonics

13

How long is Venus's orbit around the sun?

223 Days

14

The layer of clouds covering venus are mostly made up of what?

sulphuric acid

15

Which of these planets doesn't have any moons orbiting it?

Venus

16

Which is hotter: the surface of Venus or the surface of Mercury?

Surface of Venus

17

Compared to the pressure of being underwater, what is the pressure of Venus’ surface like?

3000 feet underwater

18

Why can’t you see Venus’ surface in a picture from outer space?

It is too clouded

19

Which terrestrial planet has the most volcanoes?

Venus

20

Which two planets both have atmospheres composed of 96% Carbon Dioxide?

Venus and Mars

21

What is the atmospheric pressure per pound per square inch on Venus?

1,323 pounds per square inch