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True or False
Mercury is the farthest planet from the sun.
False. Mercury is the closest planet to the sun,
On Mercury, days are very hot and nights are very cold because there is no ______________.
Atmosphere.
The sky on Mercury is dark and the sun is white because there are no air ____________.
particles
A day on Mercury would be _______ Earth days.
88
True or False
Mercury revolves around the sun in a circle.
False. It revolves in an eliptical motion.
Mercury is the ___________ (1st, 2nd, 3rd) smallest planet.
2nd, after Pluto
Mercury's craters are caused by ___________ crashing into it.
Asteroids
Mercury is a gaseous or terrestrial planet?
Terrestrial (meaning it is solid)
The ______________ named Mercury after their traveling God.
Romans
True or False
You can see Mercury right before the sun rises and sets.
True because the sun is reflecting off of it.