[Mercury Quiz]

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1) Give a brief description of the physical appearance of Mercury.

2) What is the planet's interior structure?

3) Is there any evidence of present or past geological activity?

4) What is the surface like, and what would it be like to be outside during a Mercury day?

 

5) What is the atmosphere made of, and what are the conditions in that atmosphere?

6) What is the most prominent feature on Mercury?

7) What spacecraft have visited the planet, and when?

8) What is the mythological origin of this planet's name?

9) What makes manned missions to Mercury so difficult?

10) Earth-based radar has discovered something interesing in the polar craters of Mercury. What was discovered and how might it have gotten there?


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