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What color stars are the hottest?
a) red
b) blue
c) white-blue
d) red-orange

The most massive stars collapse to form a _____ or neutron star when they die.
a) black hole
b) white dwarf
c) neutron star
d) supernova

The Milky Way is an example of a ____
a) quasar
b) elliptical galaxy
c) spiral galaxy
d) irregular galaxy

A ____ is the remains of a star that has no fuel but continues to glow.
a) black dwarf
b) white dwarf
c) supernova
d) nebula

A ____ telescope uses mirrors to collect and focus light.
a) relaxing
b) refracting
c) optical
d) reflecting

Astronomers use ___ to measure the distance to stars.
a) kilometers
b) miles
c) astronomical units
d) light-years

Most stars are in this category on the H-R Diagram.
a) white dwarf
b) main sequence
c) supergiant
d) giant

A star's lifetime will depend on its
a) mass
b) temperature
c) color
d) brightness

______ says that the farther a galaxy is away, the faster it is moving.
a) The Big Bang Theory
b) Hubble's THeory
c) Hubble's Law
d) The Big Crunch Theory

____ are the small asteroid-like building blocks of the planets.
a) Planetanimals
b) Planetesimals
c) Planet-blocks
d) Comets

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