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The Solar System and Universe Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What does a red-shift prove?

Question 2 2. What is a pulsar?

Question 3 3. How do black holes grow?

Question 4 4. Which planet is the smallest in the solar system?

Question 5 5. The Earth was under continuous bombardment by meteorites and comets as it formed and continued to take shape. What was the significance of comets hitting the Earth during that time?

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Question 6 6. Which of the inner planets is the hottest?

Question 7 7. What do most stars in our galaxy become at the end of their lives?

Question 8 8. What happens when the sun runs out of fuel?

Question 9 9. Which type of galaxy do astronomers believe is very evolved?

Question 10 10. What is cosmic background radiation?

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Question 11 11. When did space travel first begin?

Question 12 12. Who was the first person on the moon?

Question 13 13. Which is a benefit of space travel?

Question 14 14. What is thought to be the one main thing necessary for extraterrestrial life?

Question 15 15. Which theory states that the Earth and the Moon formed at the same time from the nebula?

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Question 16 16. How long ago did the Big Bang occur?

Question 17 17. Into which of the following life cycles will our sun enter next?

Question 18 18. How did the Earth most likely form?

Question 19 19. When was our sun and Milky Way Galaxy formed?

Question 20 20. How do black holes form initially?

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Question 21 21. In what decade was Pluto's designation as a planet first called into question?

Question 22 22. Identify the layers of the sun from the outside in.

Question 23 23. How many dwarf planets do astronomers believe they will find in the solar system in the future?

Question 24 24. What is the most basic definition of life?

Question 25 25. What is the spectral order of stars from hottest to coolest?

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Question 26 26. 100 billion years from now, what will have happened to current galaxies?

Question 27 27. Identify the statement that is TRUE for the corona layer of the sun.

Question 28 28. What happens if the original star was so big that after the supernova, even the neutrons don't survive?

Question 29 29. What does a protostar have to do to become a star?

Question 30 30. In which type of galaxy are the stars in random orbit instead of rotating?

The Solar System and Universe Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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