Life Cycle of A Star
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the first stage of the life cycle of a star for all stars?
    answer choices
    nebula
    protostar
    main-sequence
    red giant
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. This is a young star that glows as gravity brings it together
    answer choices
    Nebula
    Protostar
    Main-sequence star
    Red giant
  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q. In this stage, a star spends most of its life. Hydrogen is fused into helium at a temperature of millions of degrees.
    answer choices
    nebula
    protostar
    main-sequence
    supergiant
  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q. Low mass stars expand into what after using up the hydrogen in their core
    answer choices
    red giants
    supergiants
    white dwarfs
    protostars
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. This stage is when a high mass star explodes
    answer choices
    Supergiant
    Red giant
    Supernova
    Black hole
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. This stage is made by densely packed neutrons and sometimes spins and blinks and is called a pulsar
    answer choices
    Supernova
    White dwarf
    Black hole
    Neutron star
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. When a star's gravitational pull is so strong that not even light can escape, it's called a what?
    answer choices
    Black hole
    Supernova
    White dwarf
    Nebula
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. The most important thing to know about a star is its...
    answer choices
    Volume
    Mass
    Temperature
    Age
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the heaviest element that can be created (through fusion) inside of a Main Sequence Star?
    answer choices
    Helium
    Hydrogen
    Iron
    Carbon
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the biggest difference between a protostar and a main sequence star?
    answer choices
    Protostars are more massive than main sequence stars
    Protostars do not engage in nuclear fusion
    Stars spend far longer in the protostar phase than their main sequence
    Protostars are hotter than main sequence stars
  • Question 11
    60 seconds
    Q.

    How does a star produce elements heavier than iron (Fe)?

    answer choices

    heat

    supernova

    rapid rotation

    nuclear fusion

  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What is the sun made up of?

    answer choices

    Hydrogen

    Helium

    Hydrogen and Helium

    None of the Above

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    A stellar nebula is made up of...

    answer choices

    clouds of gas

    clouds of gas and dust

    stars

    planets

  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Our sun is known as a middle-aged, stable star. Also known as a ____________________.

    answer choices

    Gas Giant

    Nebula

    Pulsar

    Main Sequence Star

  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. What is the correct order for the life cycle of our star the sun?
    answer choices
    nebula, fusion stage, red giant, black dwarf, white dwarf,
    nebula, fusion stage, red giant, white dwarf, black dwarf
    nebula, fusion stage, super red giant, black dwarf, white dwarf,
    nebula, fusion stage, red giant, super nova, black hole
  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q. What stage fills in the blank. Nebula --> Main sequence --> red giant --> ______________ --> white dwarf --> black dwaft
    answer choices
    supergiant
    planetary nebula
    black hole
    supernova
  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is NOT a final stage of a star. 
    answer choices
    black hole
    black dwarf
    neutron star
    red giant
  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. If you happen to get cross the event horizon into a black hole, your body gets stretched out in a process called________________.
    answer choices
    stretch armstrong
    singularification
    string theory
    spaghettification
  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q. Can light escape a black hole?
    answer choices
    yes
    no
  • Question 20
    60 seconds
    Q. The most important thing to know about a star is its...
    answer choices
    Volume
    Mass
    Temperature
    Age
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