# Main-Sequence Star: Definition & Facts

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### What are the two primary characteristics of a main sequence star?

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### 2. Which area of a H-R diagram has small and cool main sequence stars?

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This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your knowledge of the main sequence star. Topics covered include the two basic qualities of a main sequence star and the two qualities plotted on a Hertzsprung-Russell (H-R) diagram.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

• Two basic qualities of a main sequence star
• Two qualities plotted on the H-R diagram
• Where main sequence stars are on the diagram
• Cause of the end of the main sequence phase
• Factor for the main sequence length

## Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

• Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding where main sequence stars are on the H-R diagram and interpret it correctly
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the two qualities plotted on the H-R diagram
• Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related main sequence stars lesson

To learn more, review the corresponding lesson titled Main-Sequence Star: Definition & Facts. This lesson will help you:

• Understand what a main sequence star is
• Identify how stars can vary amongst themselves
• Describe where the luminosity and color of a star can be shown
• Explain what gives birth to a star
• Appreciate the characteristics of a main sequence star
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