Stars/Solar systems/Quiz

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1 Yes or No, Stars of spectral classes F and G, such as our sun, have color temperatures that make them look "greenish".

Yes
No

2 Complete the text:

With respect to Callisto, the cratered plains constitute most of the

area and represent the

lithosphere, a mixture of ice and

material.

3 True or False, Mars may have suffered asteroid impacts.

TRUE
FALSE

4 Meteorites found on Earth may be from which of the following?

Saturn
Mercury
the Moon
the asteroid belt
Jupiter
Mars

5 True or False, A picture of planets beyond our solar system has been captured using a telescope with a modest-sized mirror.

TRUE
FALSE

6 Complete the text:

Match up the blue object with the possibilities below:
Sun - H
Mercury - I
Venus - J
Earth - K
Meteorite on Mars - L
Pallas - M
Comet Holmes - N
Europa - O
Io - P
Saturn - Q
Enceladus - R
Tethys - S
Titan - T
Neptune - U
Abell 370 - V
SN 1987A - W
Crab Nebula - X

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7 True or False, 2M1207b is a Jupiter-like planet, 5 times more massive than Jupiter.

TRUE
FALSE

8 Which of the following is a phenomenon associated historically with Titania?

Jupiter
a large, trenchlike feature
a relatively light surface
few or no canyons and scarps
very few impact craters
helium ice

9 True or False, CFBDSIR J214947.2-040308.9 is the closest such object to the Solar System that does not orbit a star.

TRUE
FALSE

10 Complete the text:

Match up the violet or violet containing image with the object letter:
Sun - A
Venus - B
Earth - C
Moon - D
Mars - E
Jupiter - F
Ganymede - G
Io - H
Saturn - I
Dione - J
Titan - K
Uranus - L
Ariel - M
Miranda - N
Triton - O
Eta Carinae - P
NGC 5584 - Q

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11 Which of the following are theoretical radiation astronomy phenomena associated with a planet?

possible orbits
a hyperbolic orbit
nuclear fusion at its core
nuclear fusion in its ionosphere
near the barycenter of its stellar system
accretion
electric arcs
impact craters

12 Complete the text:

Match up the object viewed in the ultraviolet with its image:
Sun's chromosphere- L
calcite - M
Venus - N
Jupiter's aurora - O
Jupiter - P
Io - Q
Saturn - R
Betelgeuse - S
Mira - T
LAB-1 - U
Messier 101 - V

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13 True or False, Callisto's surface is uniformly colored but is not uniform in craters.

TRUE
FALSE

14 Complete the text:

Match up the object with the image:
Callisto - A
Vatnajökull, Iceland - B
the Cryosphere - C
Antarctica - D
Ganymede - E
Europa - F

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15 Which of the following radiation astronomy phenomena are associated with the rocky object Mercury?

apparent impact craters
an excess brightness at or near the edge
the iron XIV line
neutron emission
polar coronal holes
meteor emission
changes in the line-blanketing

16 Which of the following are radiation astronomy phenomena associated with the rocky-object Io?

surface regions reflecting or emitting violet or purple
an excess brightness at or near the edge
red regions that may be phosphorus
neutron emission
polar coronal holes
meteor emission
rotation

17 Which of the following are radiation astronomy phenomena associated with the apparent liquid-object Earth?

rain
snow
hail
neutron emission
polar coronal holes
meteor emission
rotation

18 Which of the following are radiation astronomy phenomena associated with the gaseous-object Neptune?

Voyager 2
blue rays
clouds
neutron emission
polar coronal holes
meteor emission
rotation


HypothesesEdit

  1. Most of the stars in the Milky Way have solar systems.

See alsoEdit

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