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Star Death and Stellar Remnants Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. As a main sequence star expands into a giant, we can expect that it:

Question 2 2. The hydrogen shell 'ignites' because:

Question 3 3. What is a black hole made of?

Question 4 4. The use of three helium atoms to form carbon is known as the:

Question 5 5. How many helium nuclei are consumed to form carbon during helium fusion?

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Question 6 6. What happens to the star material that does not get condensed into the core?

Question 7 7. Another name for helium nuclei is:

Question 8 8. A supernova is:

Question 9 9. What stage of a star's life is a neutron star?

Question 10 10. How long does it take for the final collapse of the core?

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Question 11 11. For a neutron star to form, how big must a star be?

Question 12 12. How do black holes grow?

Question 13 13. A neutron star is _____.

Question 14 14. How do astronomers find black holes?

Question 15 15. What is a pulsar?

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Question 16 16. How are the biggest black holes formed?

Question 17 17. As a neutron star gets heavier, what happens to it?

Question 18 18. What happens if the original star was so big that after the supernova, even the neutrons don't survive?

Question 19 19. How do black holes form initially?

Question 20 20. What happens when fusion stops in a star's core?

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Question 21 21. What is an event horizon?

Star Death and Stellar Remnants Chapter Exam Instructions

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