The Sun
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The layer of the sun that is seen from Earth and blocks all other layers
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    Core
    Corona
    Photosphere
    Prominence
  • Question 2
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    Q.

    What protects Earth from solar winds?

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    The poles

    The moon's gravity

    The magnetic field and the atmosphere

    The tidal range

  • Question 3
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    Q. What kind of waves that are mostly used in communication on Earth can be interrupted by solar flares?
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    radio
    ultraviolet
    gamma
    infrared
  • Question 4
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    Q. Where is the weakest area of the magnetic field around Earth?
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    Equator
    Poles
  • Question 5
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    Q. What causes aurora borealis or northern lights?
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    The Corona
    Prominences
    Sunspots
    Solar Flares
  • Question 6
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    Q. These are monitored to determine the rotation rate of the sun
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    Solar flares
    Prominences
    Corona
    Sunspots
  • Question 7
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    Q. Nitrogen in our atmosphere creates what color when bombarded with charged particles from solar flares?
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    Reds
    Blues
    Yellows
    Purple
  • Question 8
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    Q. What are large loops on the surface of the sun that release a large amount of energy? 
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    Corona
    Photosphere
    Sunspiots
    Prominences
  • Question 9
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    Q. What are dark areas on the surface of the sun that are cooler than the surrounding area?
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    Prominences
    Sunspots
    Corona
    Solar Flares
  • Question 10
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    Q. This is the only layer seen during a total solar eclipse? 
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    Corona
    Photosphere
    Core
  • Question 11
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    Q. This layer is blocked during a total solar eclipse? 
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    Photosphere
    Corona
    Core
  • Question 12
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    Q. Intense explosions on the surface of the sun that send charged particles toward Earth
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    Prominences
    Sunspots
    Solar Flares
    Corona
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