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Quiz: Earth Rock, Moon Rock Or Mars Rock?

Now that we've got rocks from all three places, it's time for a pop quiz. We give you the rock, you give us the planet/moon.

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  1. Rocks in the wild.

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    Incorrect
    Earth Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moon Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mars Rock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is a shot taken by Curiosity last month.

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  1. Hint: They're all from the same place.

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    Incorrect
    Earth Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moon Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mars Rock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Earth Rock!

  1. I dunno this one looks kinda weird.

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    Incorrect
    Earth Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moon Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mars Rock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    I call it the the Armstrong Special.

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  1. They're reddish in color but who knows what that could mean.

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    Incorrect
    Earth Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moon Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mars Rock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Still Earth.

  1. The "porphyritic texture" should be a dead giveaway.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Earth Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moon Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mars Rock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The lesson here is that Earth has all the coolest rocks.

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  1. Again, kind of reddish. Just putting it out there.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Earth Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moon Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mars Rock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Classic moon rock.

  1. Just hanging out by itself in the middle of nowhere.

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Earth Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moon Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mars Rock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's another Curiosity shot.

  1. Is the N a clue? Maybe, maybe not.

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    Incorrect
    Earth Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moon Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mars Rock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    It's in the Houston Space Center now, if you want to see it in person.

  1. From the movie Doom

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    Incorrect
    Earth Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Moon Rock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mars Rock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Although the movie takes place on Mars, the Rock is still of terrestrial origin.

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