Average Star: Definition & Life Cycle


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What is the basic size of an average star during its main sequence phase?

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1. Which are the three main phases of an average star's life cycle?

2. Which phase is our sun currently in?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Our sun is just one example of an average star. In this quiz, you will answer questions and recall facts about the properties of average stars, as well as their life cycles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz is here to test your understanding of:

  • The size of an average star in given phases
  • The main phases of an average star's life cycle
  • The phases of the sun
  • Causes of phases of average stars
  • The cooling of a white dwarf

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the lesson on average stars
  • Information recall - access the knowledge that you have acquired about the properties of average stars
  • Knowledge application - use this knowledge to correctly answer questions about the properties and life cycle of average stars

Additional Learning

Want to learn more about average stars? Read the lesson titled Average Star: Definition, Life Cycle & Quiz, which covers the following objectives:

  • Explain what an average star is
  • Know how stars form in nebulae
  • Understand what occurs during each main phase