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Which theory explains the origins of the universe?
a) Big Bang Theory
b) Expanding Universe Theory
c) Quantum Theory
d) Oscillating Universe Theory

Which of the following is not a type of galaxy?
a) Spiral Galaxy
b) Elliptical Galaxy
c) Randome Galaxy
d) Irregular Galaxy

The name of our galaxy is the ________________.
a) the Big Bang
b) the Big Dipper
c) the Milky Way
d) the Snickers Galaxy

How do scientists measure distance in space?
a) kilometers
b) megameters
c) the Speed of Sound
d) the Speed of Light

A light year is _____________________.
a) a term used only in science fiction
b) the distance light travels in a year
c) a measure of time in space
d) the distance to Proxima Centauri

All of the following can be used to classify stars except...
a) shape.
b) composition.
c) brightness.
d) size.

The light from stars can help scientists __________________.
a) predict the weather
b) tell what shape the star has
c) cure illness
d) determine what elements make up a star

What scientists use to study the stars.
a) a velocity time graph
b) a wind velocity diagram
c) a distance-time graph
d) an HR diagram

Most types of stars are ___________.
a) main sequence
b) red giant
c) dwarf
d) neutron

What causes a start to turn into a black hole?
a) pressure
b) gravity
c) temperture
d) nuclear explosion

Which answer shows the stages of a star from birth to death, in the correct order?
a) red giant, black hole, main sequence, protostar
b) black hole, red giant, main sequence, protostar
c) protostar, main sequences, black hole, red giant
d) protostar, main sequence, red giant, black hole

Which sun feature shows eruptions that loop into space?
a) solar storm
b) solar battle
c) solar prominence
d) solar flare

Which sun feature can interfere with the earth's communication systems?
a) sunspots
b) solar eclipse
c) solar prominence
d) sunquakes

The only part of the sun seen during an eclips, is the ________.
a) photosphere
b) corona
c) sunspot
d) chromosphere

Which of the following is not an example of electromagnetic radiation....
a) gamma waves
b) microwaves
c) sound waves
d) UV waves

The electromagnetic spectrum is ...
a) the colors of the most common forms of light.
b) the range for all electromagnetic radiation.
c) the location of the strongest light source in the sky.
d) the electromagnetic radiation that you can see.

Which of the following cannot be found on the electromagnetic spectrum?
a) the frequency of electromagnetic radiation
b) the wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation
c) the colors of visible light
d) the pitch of a sound wave

If the frequency is too high or too low on an electomagnetic wave...
a) it is no longer a wave.
b) it becomes a sound wave.
c) it is not longer an electromagnetic wave.
d) it cannot be seen.

The fingerprint of all the colors of light emitted by a star is the star's _____.
a) emission spectrum
b) HR diagram
c) pollution diagram
d) solar flare chart

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