Science Quiz 5

physical science quizzes

1. What is the length of a year of Mercury?





2. Who of the following believed that Mercury orbited the Sun?





3. Which theory correctly predicted the motions of Mercury?





4. What is the tilt of axis (degrees) of Mercury?





5. What is the minimum surface temperature of Mercury?





6. What is Mercury’ rotation period around axis?





7. Who determined that Mercury must be tidally locked to the Sun? (This was proved wrong later on.)





8. Which spacecraft first visited Mercury?





9. What is the maximum surface temperature of Mercury?





10. Who is Mercury in mythology?