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  • Question 1
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    Q. All stars create energy in their core through a process called _____
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    nuclear fission
    nuclear fusion
    thermal decomposition
    chemical combustion
  • Question 2
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    Q. Most stars are made up of mostly two kinds of gases - _____
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    hydrogen and helium
    hydrogen and neon
    oxygen and helium
    oxygen and carbon dioxide
  • Question 3
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    Q. Astronomers sometimes refer to a star's true brightness as its _____
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    brilliance
    luminosity
    shine factor
    glossiness
  • Question 4
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    Q. This term means "how bright the star is, as if you were hovering right in front of it"
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    true brightness
    apparent brightness
    accurate brightness
    direct brightness
  • Question 5
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    Q. Which term refers to how bright a star appears to us, when observed from Earth?
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    true brightness
    apparent brightness
    supposed brightness
    likely brightness
  • Question 6
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    Q. How many Earths could fit inside the Sun?
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    200
    400
    400 thousand
    more than a million
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which star is about 400 times bigger than the Sun, and 100,000 times more luminous?
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    Polaris
    Vega
    Betelgeuse
    Sirius
  • Question 8
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    Q. The Sun appears so big and bright to us on Earth because ______
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    it's the biggest star
    it's the hottest star
    it's so close to us
    it's the most luminous star
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which two factors influence a stars apparent brightness?
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    luminosity and its distance from us
    size and luminosity
    mass and its distance from us
    its mass and size
  • Question 10
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    Q. A star is a huge ball of hot gas that makes _____
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    sound and light
    heat and sound
    heat and light
    heat and colour
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