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ConcepTest: Axis Tilt

ConcepTest questions by David McConnell , David Steer , Walter Borowski, Jeffrey Dick, Annabelle Foos, Jeffrey Knott, Alvin Konigsberg, Michelle Malone, Heidi McGrew, Kathie Owens, and Stephen Van Horn
This material was originally created for Starting Point:Introductory Geology
and is replicated here as part of the SERC Pedagogic Service.


Mars axis is tilted at approximately the same angle as Earth's axis. This should result in

a. days of similar length.
b. similar sequences of seasons.
c. similar temperatures on the planet's surface.
d. similar length of orbit.

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