# 6th Grade The Scale Of The Universe And Star Clusters: Question Preview (ID: 22734)

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The age of our sun is approximately
a) 13.7 billion years old
b) 4 million years old
c) 4.5 billion years old
d) 400 billion years old

All of the stars in a particular cluster formed
a) from the same nebula.
b) right after the Big Bang.
c) abou 13.7 billion years ago.
d) when our solar system formed.

This type of star cluster are round and densely packed older stars and some contain more than a million stars.
a) Open
b) Globular
c) Elliptical
d) Spiral

This type of star cluster has loose, disorganized appearance and no more than a few thousand stars.
a) Open
b) Globular
c) Elliptical
d) Spiral

The Pleiades is an example of this type of Star Cluster
a) Open
b) Globular
c) Elliptical
d) Spiral

Scientists use this shorthand method to write extremely large or extremely small numbers.
a) scientific notation
b) powers of 10
c) algebraic equations
d) geometry

Choose the answer that correctly shows objects from closest to farthest away from us.
a) International Space Station, Mars, Andromeda Galaxy, Moon, Pleiades
b) International Space Station, Andromeda Galaxy, Mars, Pleiades, Moon, Mars
c) International Space Station, Moon, Mars, Pleiades, Andromeda Galaxy
d) International Space Station, Mars, Pleiades, Moon, Andromeda Galaxy

Choose the correct answer that places objects from smallest to largest
a) Star, Planet, Solar System, Universe, Galaxy, Moon
b) Moon, Planet, Star, Solar System, Galaxy, Universe
c) Planet, Solar System, Star, Galaxy, Universe, Moon
d) Planet, Star, Solar System, Universe, Moon, Galaxy

The Universe is defined as
a) all of space and everything in it
b) a huge group of singe stars, star systems, star clusters, dust, and gas bound together by gravity
c) enormous objects in space that look like stars
d) a star system that consists of two stars

An AU is
a) the distance light travels in one year
b) 186,000 miles per second
c) 186,000 km per second
d) the distance between Earth and the sun

The speed of light is
a) the distance light travels in one year
b) 186,000 miles per second
c) 186,000 km per second
d) the distance between Earth and the sun

A light-year is
a) the distance light travels in one year
b) 186,000 miles per second
c) 186,000 km per second
d) the distance between Earth and the sun

What is the approximate age of the universe?
a) ~ 13.8 million years old
b) ~ 13.8 billion years old
c) ~ 138 million years old
d) ~ 138 billion years old

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