Constellations
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What constellation is this?
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    Orion
    Taurus
    Canis Major
    Gemini
  • Question 2
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    Q. True/False: The stars we see in each constellation are very close to us.
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    True
    False
  • Question 3
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    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 4
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    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 5
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    Q. A constellation is a group of visible ____ that form a pattern when viewed from Earth.  
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    planets
    stars
    patterns
    creatures
  • Question 6
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    Q. The sky is divided into ____ constellations.
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    11
    22
    44
    88
  • Question 7
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    Q. Visible stars that form a pattern in the sky are called...
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    galaxies
    constellations
    meteors
    dot to dot
  • Question 8
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    Q. What is the largest constellation?
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    Canis Major
    Big Dipper
    Draco
    Hydra
  • Question 9
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    Q. What constellation has the Little Dipper as part of its pattern?
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    Ursa Minor
    Ursa Major
    Polaris
    Andromeda
  • Question 10
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    Q. Polaris always points
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    East 
    West
    North
    South
  • Question 11
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    Q. Why do other stars appear so much smaller than the sun?
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    They are much smaller
    They are so far away
    They are not as bright
    They are dwarf stars
  • Question 12
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    Q. What is the smallest constellation?
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    The Little Dipper
    The Crux
    Orion
    Sagittarius
  • Question 13
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    Q. What constellation is this?
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    Draco
    Ursa Minor
    Corona Borealis
    Cepheus
  • Question 14
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    Q. The constellation patterns may take the shape of an ___, ___, ____, ___, or object such as a crown or compass.
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    planets, stars, animals, people
    stars, animals, people, man
    man, animals, stars, planets
    animal, mythological creature, man, woman, 
  • Question 15
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    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 16
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    Q. Ursa Major is also called “Larger Bear” and is one of the largest constellations.  
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    True
    False
  • Question 17
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    Q. Ursa Major (Larger Bear) has this asterism in its pattern 
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    the Little Dipper
    the Big Dipper
    Orion
    The Crux
  • Question 18
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    Q. The constellation Orion is named because it resembles
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    part man, part horse
    a great bear
    a great hunter
    a plow
  • Question 19
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    Q. The term Zodiac refers to ...
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    the light from Saturn's rings
    the head of the Celestial Empire
    a method for making astrological predictions
    a group of constellations lying near the ecliptic
  • Question 20
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    Q. A notable usefulness of constellations
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    as a cute picture in your windows
    as a calendar to assist in when to plant and harvest crops
    to assist bakers when proofing bread
    as evidence of life in the universe
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