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The Universe Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is the spectral order of stars from hottest to coolest?

Question 2 2. As a neutron star gets heavier, what happens to it?

Question 3 3. In what decade was Pluto's designation as a planet first called into question?

Question 4 4. Why does a brown dwarf form?

Question 5 5. What 'kind' of life is thought to possibly exist in our solar system in places other than Earth?

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Question 6 6. What happens when fusion stops in a star's core?

Question 7 7. What is a sunspot?

Question 8 8. Which types of telescopes collect light in the visible range?

Question 9 9. What spectral classification is the least common?

Question 10 10. What type of galaxy is shown in this picture?

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Question 11 11. What does a protostar have to do to become a star?

Question 12 12. The theory about the formation of the Moon that most scientists currently believe is _____ theory.

Question 13 13. What happens when the Sun runs out of fuel?

Question 14 14. Which planets' moons are believed to have liquid water?

Question 15 15. Why was Pluto ultimately reclassified as a dwarf planet?

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Question 16 16. A neutron star is:

Question 17 17. How do black holes grow?

Question 18 18. Which telescope collects long wavelengths of light?

Question 19 19. How many dwarf planets do astronomers believe they will find in the solar system in the future?

Question 20 20. What stage of a stars life is a neutron star.

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Question 21 21. How are the biggest black holes formed?

Question 22 22. Which answer choice accurately describes the capture and condensation theories about the origin of the Moon?

Question 23 23. Which former planet is now considered to be a dwarf planet?

Question 24 24. Which type of galaxy do astronomers believe is very evolved?

Question 25 25. Where in the Milky Way galaxy is our solar system located?

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Question 26 26. Identify the layers of the sun from the outside in.

Question 27 27. How did the Earth most likely form?

Question 28 28. The Giant Impact theory states that _____.

Question 29 29. How long after the Earth was formed did it take to achieve the state we recognize now?

Question 30 30. Which planet is known for its rings?

The Universe Chapter Exam Instructions

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