Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
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  • Question 1
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    What are patterns of stars in the sky called?

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    Galaxies

    Constellations

    Star Systems

    Comets

  • Question 2
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    What stage comes after a supergiant?

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    Protostar

    Pulsar

    Supernova

    Black hole

  • Question 3
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    What keeps star clusters/galaxies together?

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    Black Matter

    Planets

    Nebula

    Gravity

  • Question 4
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    What does the Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram graph?

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    A star's absolute brightness and temperature

    A star's apparent and true brightness

    A star's distance and temperature

    A star's distance and apparent brightness

  • Question 5
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    The earliest stage in a star's life is called a

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    dwarf

    supernova

    protostar

    giant

  • Question 6
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    What is a star's life cycle determined by?

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    the mass

    the name

    the shape

    the color

  • Question 7
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    What is a huge group of solar systems, dust, and gas held together by gravity?

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    protostar

    nebula

    black hole

    galaxy

  • Question 8
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    A low-mass or medium-mass star will become a ________ after the white dwarf stage

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    black hole

    black dwarf

    protostar

    supernova

  • Question 9
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    Astronomers think that in the future the universe will continue to

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    Shrink

    Expand

    Explode

    Collapse

  • Question 10
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    What does a light year measure?

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    Temperature

    Distance

    Brightness

  • Question 11
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    A large cloud of gases and dust in a galaxy where new stars are born is called a

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    Black Hole

    Nebula

    Protostar

    Super Nova

  • Question 12
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    The explosion of a supergiant is called a(n)

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    Big Bang

    Black Hole

    Nebula

    Supernova

  • Question 13
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    An object with gravity so strong that no light can escape is a(n)

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    Big Bang

    Black Hole

    Nebula

    Supernova

  • Question 14
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    A(n) ___________ galaxy looks like a round or flattened ball.

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    Elliptical

    Irregular

    Spiral

  • Question 15
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    Scientists believe the universe began with an explosion called the__________

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    Big Bang

    Black Hole

    Super Nova

    Nebula

  • Question 16
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    Black Holes can only be made from red giants.

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    True

    False

  • Question 17
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    A star's apparent brightness is the star's brightness as seen from earth.

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    True

    False

  • Question 18
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    When a Super-Giant dies the next phase is a Supernova

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    True

    False

  • Question 19
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    The Milky Way is a Spiral Galaxy

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    True

    False

  • Question 20
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    The coolest stars are blue in color

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    True

    False

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