Outer Space By: Bill Nye
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    We have learned about the universe the same way people have always learned about the universe – by people looking up and saying …

    answer choices

    groovy!

    yes!

    whoa!

    far out!

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    By looking at the stars, we have learned about...

    answer choices

    our Earth.

    the Moon.

    outer space.

    our Solar System.

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Things in space are very far apart.

    answer choices

    True

    False

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If the Earth were the size Bill Nye shows us, the Sun would be how far away?

    answer choices

    5 meters

    10 meters

    20 meters

    25 meters

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Some of those points of light in the night sky are _______________ that look like a single point of light that are so far away.

    answer choices

    black holes

    quasars

    groups of billions of stars

    pulsars

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the fastest thing in the universe?

    answer choices

    Noise

    Sound

    Light

    Radiance

  • Question 7
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    Q.

    A light year is...

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    a year with fewer calories.

    the distance to the nearest star.

    how far light travels in a year.

    the size of our galaxy.

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If the Sun is the size of a miniature soccer ball and is placed on the goal of a soccer field, the next star would be how far away?

    answer choices

    70 kilometers

    7,000 kilometers

    700 kilometers

    70,000 kilometers

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    What is a constellation?

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    A group of planets

    A group of galaxies

    A group of stars given a name

    Another name for the universe

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    One of the easiest stars in the sky to find is...

    answer choices

    Zuben el Genubi.

    Canopus, the South Star.

    Polaris, the North Star.

    Vega.

  • Question 11
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    Q.

    What do radio telescopes study?

    answer choices

    Light waves coming from space.

    Sound waves coming from space.

    Radio waves coming from space.

    Hi-fi waves coming from space.

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Eratosthenes was the first person to determine...

    answer choices

    the circumference of the Sun.

    the circumference of the Moon.

    the circumference of the Earth.

    the circumference of the Venus.

  • Question 13
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    Since the show started, the light coming out of your TV set has travelled how far?

    answer choices

    340 million kilometers.

    440 million kilometers.

    540 million kilometers.

    640 million kilometers.

  • Question 14
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    It will take light at least forty years to reach the nearest star.

    answer choices

    True

    False

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