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Life Cycle of a Star
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  • Question 1
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    The longest period of a star’s life is called...

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    The birth of a star

    Nebula

    Neutron star

    Main Sequence

  • Question 2
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    Gravity pulls gases and dust particles in space toward one another, squeezing them into a smaller and smaller space. The temperature at the center rises and will eventually lead to nuclear fusion of hydrogen.

    What stage in a stars life cycle is this describing?

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    The birth of a star

    The death of a star

    Black Hole

    Stellar Nebula

  • Question 3
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    Q. Hotter stars appear to be what color? 
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    Red
    Blue
    Yellow
    Green
  • Question 4
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    Q. Cooler stars appear to be what color? 
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    Red
    Blue
    Yellow
    Green
  • Question 5
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    Q. What determines the color of a star? 
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    It's size
    It's temperature
    It's composition
    They are all the same color 
  • Question 6
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    A star at the stage in its life cycle when it stops burning hydrogen, begins burning bigger elements, and grows much bigger to a large, low-density star.

    What stage in the life cycle does this describe?

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    Supernova

    Black Hole

    Main Sequence

    Red Giant or Red Supergiant

  • Question 7
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    Q. What fuel do stars use? 
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    Oxygen
    Hydrogen
    Carbon
    Iron
  • Question 8
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    In a large mass star, the temperature reaches more than 100 billion degrees. The repulsive forces between the iron nuclei cause a massive explosion sending the star’s mass into space in a ....

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    Nebula

    Black Hole

    Supernova

    Neutron star

  • Question 9
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    Q. Larger stars (stars with more mass) have a longer life cycle. 
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    True
    False
  • Question 10
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    A relatively small, dense star at the end of its life cycle, which generates little energy creating a faint white light and has contracted to its densest state.

    What stage in the life cycle does this describe?

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    Black Hole

    Nebula

    White Dwarf

    Red Giant

  • Question 11
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    Q. At what stage in a stars life cycle are elements heavier than iron form? 
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    Red Giant
    Supernova
    Black Hole
    Main Sequence
  • Question 12
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    A series of bursts that create a cloud of gas and dust in outer space ejected by an aging star near the end of its life cycle.

    What stage in the life cycle is this describing?

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    Main Sequence

    Planetary Nebula

    Black Hole

    Neutron Star

  • Question 13
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    What stage of the life cycle of a star could this possibly be?

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    Planetary Nebula

    Black Hole

    Neutron Star

    Giant/Supergiant

  • Question 14
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    Q. The remains from its supernova will form a rapidly spinning, highly magnetic star called a... 
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    Neutron star
    Black Hole
    White Dwarf
    Supernova
  • Question 15
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    Q. What stage of the life cycle of a star is this? 
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    Main Sequence
    Red Giant
    Black Hole
    Neutron star
  • Question 16
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    Q. In the death of a large mass star gravitational collapse is so complete that no energy or matter can escape. This is called a... 
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    Neutron Star
    Black Hole
    Black Dwarf
    Supernova
  • Question 17
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    What stage in a stars life cycle is this which can create a pulses of light?

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    Main Sequence

    Planetary Nebula

    Supernova

    Neutron Star

  • Question 18
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    Which stage of a star's life is this image showing?

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    Main Sequence

    Planetary Nebula

    Supernova

    Nebula

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