Singular, Plural, and Possessive Nouns 2

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Singular, Plural, and Possessive Nouns 2
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Scientists believe that the Moon came from an ancient planet that crashed into the Earth billions of years ago.
What type of noun is "Moon" as used in the above sentence?
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Plural noun
Possessive noun
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Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the Moon.
What type of noun is "Neil Armstrong" as used in the above sentence?
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Halley's Comet passes by the Earth every 76 years, so your next chance to see it will be in middle of the year 2061.
What type of noun is "Halley's" as used in the above sentence?
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Pluto's status as a planet was called into question after other large icy objects were found orbiting the Sun.
What type of noun is "Pluto's" as used in the above sentence?
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The Milky Way is our home, but there are many other galaxies in the Universe.
What type of noun is "galaxies" as used in the above sentence?
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When a meteor crashes into the Earth, it becomes a meteorite.
What type of noun is "crashes" as used in the above sentence?
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Saturn's rings are made almost entirely of ice.
What type of noun is "Saturn's" as used in the above sentence?
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Edwin Hubble proved that the Universe is expanding.
What type of noun is "expanding" as used in the above sentence?
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The North Star changes its position in the sky very little throughout the night.
What type of noun is "night" as used in the above sentence?
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No one's ever seen a black hole, but scientists believe that they have witnessed their effects.
What type of noun is "effects" as used in the above sentence?
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A comet's tail only becomes visible as it approaches the Sun.
What type of noun is "visible" as used in the above sentence?
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Galileo did not invent the ________, but he did improve it.
Which best completes the above sentence?
telescope
telescopes'
telescope's
telescopes
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The Sun is so large that over one million planet ________ could fit in it.
Which best completes the above sentence?
Earth's
Earths
Earthes
Earth
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The ________ atmosphere is held in place by the force of gravity.
Which best completes the above sentence?
Earthes
Earth's
Earths
Earth
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Jupiter is more than two and a half times larger than all of the other planets in our Solar ________ combined.
Which best completes the above sentence?
System
Systems'
System's
Systems
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The rings of ________ were not discovered until 1977 because they are dark and distant.
Which best completes the above sentence?
Uranus
Uranus's
Uranus'
Uranuses
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The temperature on ________ surface ranges from -280 F at night to 800 F during the day.
Which best completes the above sentence?
Mercurys
Mercury
Mercury's
Mercurys's
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The planet Venus is named after the Roman ________ of love.
Which best completes the above sentence?
goddess
goddess'
goddes's
goddess's
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The surface of ________ is covered in iron oxide, or rust, which gives the planet its red appearance.
Which best completes the above sentence?
Marses
Mars's
Mars
Mars'
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Neptune has been the farthest planet from the Sun since 2006, when ________ status was downgraded to dwarf planet.
Which best completes the above sentence?
Plutos
Plutos's
Pluto's
Pluto
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NASA is an agency in the United ________ that handles space travel.
Which best completes the above sentence?
State
State's
States's
States
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No one really knows what causes an ________ colorful lights.
Which best completes the above sentence?
auroras's
aurora
aurora's
auroras
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There are millions of ________ in the Asteroid Belt.
Which best completes the above sentence?
asteroid's
asteroids
asteroid
asteroids'
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The second closest star to Earth is in the Alpha Centauri star system, which is a mere 4.37 ________ away.
Which best completes the above sentence?
light-year
light-years's
light-years
light-years'
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The surface of ________ is covered in liquid water, which all known life forms require.
Which best completes the above sentence?
Earthes
Earth
Earths
Earth's
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It would take us 21,585 Earth ________ to travel one light-year using current technology.
Which best completes the above sentence?
year
years
year's
years's
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Astronauts take their breaks in the ________ break-room.
Which best completes the above sentence?
astronauts
astronauts's
astronauts'
astronautses
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The ________ boundaries are unknown.
Which best completes the above sentence?
Universe
Universe's
Universes'
Universes
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________ best theory about the origin of the Universe is that it began with the Big Bang.
Which best completes the above sentence?
Scientists's
Scientist's
Scientists'
Scientists
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It took almost 10 years for ________ New Horizons space probe to get to Pluto from Earth.
Which best completes the above sentence?
NASAs
NASAes
NASA's
NASAs'
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