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Venus is similar to Earth in what ways?
The correct answer is "all of the above"

Its runaway greenhouse effect is caused by what component of its atmosphere?
The correct answer is "carbon dioxide"

When was Venus discovered?
The correct answer is "It was known to the ancients"

How hot is Venus?
The correct answer is "900 F"

How long is a Venusian day?
The correct answer is "243 Earth days"

Venus is named for the Roman goddess of _______.
The correct answer is "love and beauty"

By what process is Venus losing water?
The correct answer is "atmospheric escape"

What spacecraft discovered evidence of past water on Venus?
The correct answer is "Both"

What element causes Venus to appear yellowish?
The correct answer is "sulfur"

What is one reason Venus covered in craters, like Mercury?
The correct answer is "It has a thick atmosphere that burns up objects before impact"