Terrestrial Planets Quiz

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What are terrestrial planets primarily composed of?

Silicate rocks or metals

Which planets are accepted as terrestrial planets by the IAU?

Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars

What are the terms 'terrestrial planet' and 'telluric planet' derived from?

Latin words for Earth (Terra and Tellus)

Who are the terrestrial planets generally studied by?

Geologists, astronomers, and geophysicists

What differentiates terrestrial planets from larger gaseous planets?

Solid planetary surface

Test your knowledge of terrestrial planets and their characteristics with this quiz! Discover interesting facts about Mercury, Venus, Earth, and Mars, and learn about their composition, geology, and more.

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