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The Universe Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which planet is known as the blue planet?

Question 2 2. What is thought to be the one main thing necessary for extraterrestrial life?

Question 3 3. How do astronomers find black holes?

Question 4 4. A comet is a(n)

Question 5 5. Which answer choice accurately describes the capture and condensation theories about the origin of the Moon?

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Question 6 6. What do most stars in our galaxy become at the end of their lives?

Question 7 7. How long ago did the Big Bang occur?

Question 8 8. What is cosmic background radiation?

Question 9 9. Which telescope collects long wavelengths of light?

Question 10 10. What is happening in the Sun's core?

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Question 11 11. Where in the Milky Way galaxy is our solar system located?

Question 12 12. As a neutron star gets heavier, what happens to it?

Question 13 13. Mina is on Earth and is looking at the sun. Which layer of the sun is she able to see?

Question 14 14. What type of galaxy is shown in this picture?

Question 15 15. What happens to the star material that does not get condensed into the core?

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Question 16 16. How many dwarf planets do astronomers believe they will find in the solar system in the future?

Question 17 17. Which of the planets rotates backwards?

Question 18 18. What spectral classification is the least common?

Question 19 19. Which planet is tipped on its side and spins nearly horizontally?

Question 20 20. What is the only planet in our solar system, other than Earth, that may have had life at some point in its history?

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Question 21 21. What is a black hole made of?

Question 22 22. Comets come from

Question 23 23. Which of the following theories does NOT suppose that the Moon was formed from part of the Earth?

Question 24 24. What is the most massive star called?

Question 25 25. At what time point in the Universe's history did all the forces in nature appear along with particles, neutrons, protons, and electrons?

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Question 26 26. What does a red-shift prove?

Question 27 27. Which type of telescope is no longer used much by astronomers?

Question 28 28. What are the stages the Sun goes through in its lifetime, in order?

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

Question 30 30. What is a pulsar?

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