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Planets - True or False

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1. Jupiter is named after the Greek God Zeus.
True
False
2. Uranus has rings.
True
False
Uranus does in fact have rings, you just can't see them.
3. Neptune has at least 30 moons.
True
False
Neptune only has 14 moons as of 2021.
4. Uranus is the only planet lying on it's side.
True
False
Scientists believe that Uranus took place in a huge collision billions of years ago, making it rotate on it's side.
5. Makemake is the 12th planet in the Solar System.
True
False
Makemake is a dwarf planet due to having too many objects close to it.
6. Pluto has 5 moons.
True
False
One of it's moons is half the size of Pluto, it's called Charon.
7. Mercury is the hottest planet.
True
False
Even though Mercury is the closest planet to the sun, Venus traps more heat in it's atmosphere making it the hottest planet.
8. Earth is the only planet with organic life.
True
False
9. Saturn has a moon named Hippocamp.
True
False
Neptune's smallest moon is called Hippocamp, not Saturn's.
10. There are 5 official dwarf planets in the Solar System.
True
False
Ceres, Pluto, Haumea, Makemake, and Eris.
11. Neptune is the coldest planet.
True
False
Despite the fact that Uranus is closer to the sun than Neptune, Uranus once reached -341 degrees, making it the coldest planet.
12. Venus is named after Athena.
True
False
Venus is actually named after the Goddess of Love, as the Romans gave it it's name due to it's brightness above.
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