Big Bang Theory & Redshift
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q.

    How long ago did the Big Bang occur?

    answer choices

    13.8 billion years ago

    4.6 billion years ago

    13.8 million years ago

    10 years ago

  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q.

    RED shift of light means the star is moving

    answer choices

    toward Earth

    away from Earth

    not moving

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    BLUE shift of light means the star is moving

    answer choices

    toward Earth

    away from Earth

    not moving

  • Question 4
    120 seconds
    Q.

    RED shift is proof that the universe is

    answer choices

    expanding (getting bigger)

    contracting (getting smaller)

  • Question 5
    120 seconds
    Q.

    RED shifted light has a

    answer choices

    shorter wavelength

    longer wavelength

  • Question 6
    120 seconds
    Q.

    BLUE shifted light has a

    answer choices

    shorter wavelength

    longer wavelength

  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which provides proof that the universe is expanding?

    answer choices

    Red shift of light from distant stars

    Blue shift of light from distant starts

  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q.

    How long ago did the universe begin?

    answer choices

    4.6 billion years

    14 million years ago

    13.8 billion years ago

    4.6 million years ago

  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Ever since the universe began, the universe has been

    answer choices

    expanding

    contracting

    stays the same size

  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is proof for the Big Bang Theory?

    answer choices

    similar composition of Earth and the Moon

    stars appear to move in the night time sky

    cosmic background radiation

    Ms. Phelan's dog chasing his tail

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q. Galaxies that are redshifted are:
    answer choices
    actually blue.
    really far away.
    invisible.
    moving away from us.
  • Question 12
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Cosmic Background Radiation is...

    answer choices

    the remaining energy from the big bang.

    incredibly hot.

    visible to the human eye.

    only located in certain places in the universe.

  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q. The universe is ____________ years old.
    answer choices
    8.13 billion
    13.8 billion
    1.83 billion
    381 million
  • Question 14
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Most scientists believe the Big Bang Theory explains which of the following questions?

    answer choices

    How our planets and moons formed

    How our universe began

    How the sun turns hydrogen into helium

    How fast light travels through space

  • Question 15
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which statement is true?

    answer choices

    The galaxies are moving toward us.

    The galaxies are moving away from us.

    The universe remains static or unchanged in motion.

    None of the above

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