Sun and Other Stars
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  • Question 1
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    Q. What is a star made of?
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    burning gas
    light energy
    molten rock
    liquid metal
  • Question 2
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    Q. Why does the sun appear so much larger and brighter than other stars?
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    it's larger
    it's more powerful
    it's closer
    it's further away
  • Question 3
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    Q. What did ancient people use stars and constellations for?
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    art
    counting
    navigation
    light
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which of these might be affected by solar flares?
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    phone reception
    radio broadcasts
    satellites
    all of the above
  • Question 5
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    Q. What is a tool that can identify which constellations are visible in the night sky?
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    globe
    planisphere
    compass
    binoculars
  • Question 6
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    Q. Why do we only see certain constellations at certain times of the year?
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    Earth's orbit around the sun
    Earth's rotation
    the movement of the stars
    the sun's motion
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which is the brightest star in the sky?
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    Betelgeuse
    Rigel
    Sirius
    Antares
  • Question 8
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    Q. The distance from a star that allows a planet to support life is called what?
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    habitat zone
    hamster zone
    habitable zone
    biozone
  • Question 9
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    Q. About how many minutes does it take light from the sun to travel to the Earth?
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    it is instant
    14 seconds
    8 minutes
    1 light year
  • Question 10
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    Q. Stars that are farther away appear smaller and what?
    answer choices
    dimmer
    brighter
    same brightness
    none of the above
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