True or False: Earth

Can you choose whether each statement about the planet Earth is (t)rue or (f)alse?

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Earth is the only planet whose main atmospheric component is nitrogen.
Earth is named for the Roman goddess of the home.
Although dinosaur fossils get more attention, we've found fossils billions of years older than them.
Earth is the only planet in the solar system that displays evidence of plate tectonics.
One of the standards used for measuring long distances, the Astronomical Unit, was originally based on the distance from the Earth to the Sun.
Landers, probes, and satellites have confirmed that Earth was the first planet to form.
Due to an assumed early hit from a comet, Earth travels around the Sun in the opposite direction of the other planets.
There have been multiple ice ages in the Earth's history.
Earth is the only planet that has confirmed life on it.
The supercontinent Pangaea was not a unique period in geological history; supercontinents have happened several times.
Oxygen is, by far, the most abundant element in the Earth's crust.
The World Ocean covering the Earth's surface is the largest body of water in the solar system by volume.
Earth is the densest planet in the solar system.
In addition to the Moon, the Earth has several quasi-satellites that have eccentric orbits between us and the Sun.
The rotation of the Earth is (slowly) speeding up, meaning days are gradually getting shorter.
South Africa's Vredefort crater is the largest in the solar system by diameter.
Earth's axial tilt makes it so that there is never a place or time where the Sun is up for more than 24 hours.
The total mass of all of the artificial satellites currently orbiting Earth outweighs the Moon.
Earth's 24 hour day is the shortest rotation period of any planet.
About 99% of all species that have ever lived on Earth are currently living today.
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