Part 2: Sun And Stars Unit Question Preview (ID: 50783)

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Our Solar System is...
a) our sun and planets.
b) in the Milky Way galaxy.
c) includes our moons and the moons of our other planets.
d) all of these.

Which stars are most likely to increase in brightness as they increase in temperature?
a) red giants
b) red giants and super giants
c) super giants and white dwarfs
d) main sequence stars

Which stars are hotter and brighter than the Sun?
a) White dwarfs
b) Red giants
c) Red dwarfs
d) Bright Blue Stars

Which structure is the largest in the universe?
a) star
b) solar system
c) asteroid
d) galaxy

Which property causes stars to look alike?
a) size
b) distance from Earth
c) temperature
d) composition

Which label is most appropriate for the Milky Way?
a) galaxy
b) local group
c) solar system
d) universe

The term nebula refers to...
a) a stage in a star life cycle.
b) the temperature of stars.
c) the size of stars.
d) the location of stars.

What is the basis for classifying galaxies?
a) appearance
b) compostition
c) size
d) temperature

A light year is the ________ that light travels in one year.
a) energy
b) frequency
c) P x F = D
d) distance

Which statement is true about the sun?
a) star closest to Earth
b) medium sized star
c) part of the Milky Way
d) All of these

The sun produces Energy by changing....
a) water into Hydrogen and Oxygen
b) Hydrogen into Helium
c) Uranium into Radium
d) Hydrogen into Oxygen

What is the last stage of a Super Giant star?
a) white dwarf
b) red giant
c) nebula
d) none of these

What holds a galaxy together?
a) electromagnetism
b) surface area
c) nuclear force
d) gravity

Why do stars appear to be different colors?
a) different distances from Earth
b) different stages in their life cycle
c) different temperatures
d) different masses

Our solar system contain...
a) many stars
b) one star, planets, moons, and asteroids.
c) planets orbiting other stars
d) many galaxies

Which body in our solar system has the greatest mass?
a) Earth
b) Jupiter
c) the Sun
d) Venus

Sunspots can cause brief bursts of energy known as solar ______.
a) flares
b) prominences
c) fusion
d) auroras

Solar prominences are loops of gas in the Sun's _____.
a) radiation zone
b) corona
c) convection zone
d) core

The Apollo missions landed humans on ____.
a) Mercury
b) Venus
c) Mars
d) the Moon

When the Earth is between the Sun and the Moon, the sun casts a shadow on the moon, called a ______.
a) solar eclipse
b) lunar eclipse
c) aurora borealis
d) full moon

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