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  Comets
Updated 02 January 2004, 16.37
Comet

 
The word comet comes from the Greek word 'kometes', which means what?
  A: Long hair
  B: Run away!
  C: Sky milk
Which of these is not part of a comet?
  A: Nucleus
  B: Coma
  C: Apostrophe
True or false: a comet's tail always points away from the sun?
  A: True
  B: False
Which place in the solar system do comets not come from?
  A: The Oort cloud
  B: The Vulcan heel
  C: The Kuiper belt
When did Halley's comet last come close to Earth?
  A: 1976
  B: 1986
  C: 1996
Which is not a comet?
  A: Chiron
  B: Hyakutake
  C: Big Jeff


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