Astronomy college course/Chasing Pluto/in-class contributions/John Tyler (1841-1845)

Big bang edit

1 The Big Bang Theory explains

The formation of solar systems
The end of the universe
How stars die
How stars are born
Hubbles Law

2 The theory of relativity happened in what century?

17th century
18th century
19th century
20th century
21th century

3 Approximately how old is the universe?

44 billion years
34 billion years
24 billion years
14 billion years
4 billion years

4 The Steady State theory also involves an expanding universe, except that it does not call for a universe with a beginning.

true
false

5 The Steady State theory also involves a beginning of the universe, except that it assumes that the universe is collapsing.

true
false


Planetary science edit

  

1 A shield volcano consists of

argon
sediment
iron
magma

2 The largest volcano on Mars has the name

Olympus
Mauna Lou
Europa
answer
answer


Stellar evolution edit

1 Stellar evolution is the process by which the ratio of Type-1 and Type-2 stars has changed since the big bang.

true
false

2 Stellar evolution is the process by which a star changes during its lifetime.

true
false

3 Most stars more massive than the Sun end their lives as Supernovae. copied verbatum

true
false

4 A black hole is defined as any object that absorbs all the light that strikes it

true
false


</quiz>