The Sun and Solar System Quiz
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The Sun and Solar System Quiz

Test your knowledge about the mass distribution in the solar system and learn about the significant role of the Sun as the central and most massive entity in the solar system.

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What makes up the remaining 99.8% of all the mass in the solar system?

The Sun

What is the main state of matter in which most atoms in the Sun exist?

Plasma

What is the temperature of the core of the Sun?

27 million degrees Celsius

What is the composition of the Sun, consisting almost entirely of?

<p>Hydrogen and helium</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which layer of the Sun is identified as the innermost or central layer?

<p>The core</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the main constituent of the Sun's mass in the solar system?

<p>Hydrogen and helium</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which state of matter do most atoms in the Sun exist as?

<p>Plasma</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the temperature at the core of the Sun?

<p>27 million degrees Celsius</p> Signup and view all the answers

What releases vast amounts of energy in the core of the Sun?

<p>Combining hydrogen atoms to form helium</p> Signup and view all the answers

Which layer of the Sun has a definite internal structure, but no defined outer boundary?

<p>The core</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary cause of earthquakes?

<p>Rupture of geological faults</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the point at ground level directly above the hypocenter of an earthquake called?

<p>Epicenter</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the average rate of seismic energy release per unit volume in a particular location known as?

<p>Seismicity</p> Signup and view all the answers

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