Constellations
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  • Question 1
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    Q. A constellation is a group of visible ____ that form a pattern when viewed from Earth.  
    answer choices
    planets
    stars
    patterns
    creatures
  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q. The constellation pattern may take the shape of an ___, ___, ____, ___, or object such as a crown or compass.
    answer choices
    planets, stars, animals, people
    stars, animals, people, man
    man, animals, stars, planets
    animal, mythological creature, man, woman, 
  • Question 3
    20 seconds
    Q. The stars we see in each constellation are very close to us.
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    True
    False
  • Question 4
    20 seconds
    Q. As the earth rotates on its axis, the constellations and stars in them appear to _________.  
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    move across the sky
    stand still in the sky
    move around each other
    rotate
  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q. The stars in a constellation appear to be close to each other in the shape, but may be ______  in space.
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    very close
    some are close
    great distances apart
    some are great distances apart
  • Question 6
    20 seconds
    Q. At the equator, the stars move in a ______ across the sky.  
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    circle
    straight line
    rotating motion
    slow motion
  • Question 7
    20 seconds
    Q.  At the equator, the stars rise in the ___ and set in the ___.
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    north, south
    east, east
    east, west
    north, east
  • Question 8
    10 seconds
    Q. Near the poles, the stars appear to rotate in a circle in the sky and never set.
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    True
    False
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. People in the Northern Hemisphere do see the same constellations as the people in the Southern Hemisphere.
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    True
    False
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Constellations may be only visible during certain seasons due to the Earth’s orbit around the____.  
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    Earth
    Mars
    Planets
    sun
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What are the three important constellations?
     
    answer choices
    Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, Orion  
    Ursa Major, Big Dipper, Orion  
    Ursa big, Ursa small, Orion 
    Polaris, Ursa Minor, Orion  
  • Question 12
    10 seconds
    Q. Ursa Major is also called “Great Bear” and is one of the largest constellations.  
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    True
    False
  • Question 13
    10 seconds
    Q. Ursa Minor means “Little Bear” in Latin and is commonly known as the Big Dipper.
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    True
    False
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Orion is visible during the winter night sky and is one of the most recognizable constellations – it contains some of the____stars that we can see and is named for the hunter from Greek mythology.
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    biggest
    brightest
    smallest
    darkest
  • Question 15
    20 seconds
    Q. Which constellation is best known because it contains the “big dipper,” which looks like a ladle.
    answer choices
    Ursa Major
    Ursa Minor
    Orion
    Polaris
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