QUIZ: Most Can’t Pass This Basic Science Test

What space item is defined by an icy core and a tail of gas and dust?

Retry Correct Incorrect Asteroids and comets are commonly mixed up, but it’s easy when you realize that comets have tails of dust and gas. Asteroids, on the other hand, are just big floating rocks.

What space item is defined by an icy core and a tail of gas and dust?

  • Asteroid
  • Planet
  • Star
  • Comet
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