Astronomy Part 1 Review B Question Preview (ID: 514)

This Review Relates To Your Astronomy Part 1 Test.

A telescope that concentrates light from distant objects by using a concave mirror is a
a) radio telescope
b) refracting telescope
c) reflecting telescope
d) infrared telescopoe

Which occurred first?
a) Skylab was launched
b) An American spacecraft visits the far side of the Moon
c) The first astronaut walks on the Moon
d) The Hubble telescope is launched

Which of these stages occurred first in the life cycle of our Sun?
a) a main sequence star
b) a red giant
c) a black dwarf
d) a nebula

Which of these stages will occur last in the life cycle of our Sun?
a) a white dwarf
b) a planetary nebula
c) a black dwarf
d) a red giant

Sunspot maxima occur about every
a) 7 months
b) 10 months
c) 6 years
d) 11 years

A stream of protons and electrons that travels from the Sun's corona at high speeds through the solar system are
a) the solar wind
b) the sunspots
c) the prominences
d) the nebula

The life cycle of a star depends greatly on its
a) color
b) original mass
c) spectrum
d) luminosity

Two stars that revolve around each other are best described as
a) gas giants
b) solar giants
c) red giants
d) binary stars

Over time, we observe that a binary star system shows movement in the night sky which is described as
a) one binary star will change its position as it revolves around the other binary star
b) one binary star will maintain the same position in relation to the other binary star
c) neither binary star will appear to move
d) both binary stars will always appear near the horizon

Astronomers can determine the ___ of a star by studying its spectrum.
a) size
b) diameter
c) chemical composition
d) exact age

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