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Galaxies and the Universe
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  • Question 1
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    Which best describes the location of our solar system?

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    in a galaxy called the Local Group, which is part of a cluster called the Milky Way

    in a galaxy called the Milky Way, which is part of a cluster called the Local Group

    in a galaxy called the Milky Way, which is not part of a cluster of galaxies

    in a galaxy called the Milky Way, which is part of a cluster called the Virgo Group

  • Question 2
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    A galaxy that has a shape similar to a football is a(n) __________ galaxy.

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    elliptical

    irregular

    spiral

    local group

  • Question 3
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    The spiral shape of the Milky Way cannot be seen from Earth because ______________.

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    we are located above the galaxy

    we are located in one of its spiral arms

    our view is blocked by the Sun

    none of the above

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    The ______ states that the universe began expanding out of an enormous Explosion between 15 and 20 billion years ago.

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    H-R Diagram

    binary star theory

    Big Bang theory

    "big crunch" theory

  • Question 5
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    About _____% of the universe's mass is dark matter.

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    90

    50

    10

    75

  • Question 6
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    The Milky Way is a(n) _______ galaxy

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    elliptical

    spiral

    irregular

    regular

  • Question 7
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    There are _____ types of galaxies.

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    3

    4

    12

    100

  • Question 8
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    A________is a huge collection of stars.

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    universe

    galaxy

    solar system

    super nova

  • Question 9
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    Our solar system is located __________ of the Milky Way.

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    in the center

    on the edge

    outside

    1 million miles out

  • Question 10
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    There are _________ of galaxies in our universe.

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    hundreds

    thousands

    millions

    billions

  • Question 11
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    Holds galaxies together

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    Star Dust

    Gravity

    Moon Rocks

    RED light

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