3 Written questions
2 Multiple choice questions
- any of the small bodies, often remnants of comets, traveling through space: when such a body enters the earth's atmosphere it is heated to luminosity and becomes a meteor.
- Also called minor planet. Astronomy . any of the thousands of small bodies of from 480 miles (775 km) to less than one mile (1.6 km) in diameter that revolve about the sun in orbits lying mostly between those of Mars and Jupiter.
2 True/False questions
asteroid belt → the region of space between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter in which most asteroids are located.
meteorite → a mass of stone or metal that has reached the earth from outer space; a fallen meteoroid.