Astronomy Test!!!
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Astronomy Test!!!

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Question 1:Did a lot of cultures intertwine religion and astronomy?
not really they just thought that the Earth was square
don't know
yes, they made their gods apart of it

Question 2:Who first discovered that the earth revolved around the Sun? *hint* he was sent to trial for this
Galiliii
Aristotle
don't know
Galileo

Question 3:Name two telescopes that we use today to explore the stars.
we used what our forefathers used
we don't use anything
observatory telescope and radio telescope
astronomers used alot of things
don't know

Question 4:What are Pulsars?
stars that sit there
messages from space
stars that spin really fast and give off radio waves
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Question 5:What is another name for twin stars and are they always the same?
binary;no
binary;yes
two of a kind;no
pairs;no
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Question 6:How is nuclear fusion formed?
the core helps with this process
by combining nuclear with fusion
Hydrogen gas joined together with the atoms form another gas called helium.
don't know

Question 7:Pick the correct order in which the planets appear.
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto the dog.
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Turn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.
Mercury, Venus, Mother planet, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto.
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Question 8:Name the biggest gas planet.
Jupiter
Neptune
Saturn
Venus
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Question 9:Name the 2 most important things as to why Earth is so unique.
its only oxygen
its only the unique atmosphere
Atmosphere and Oxygen together.
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Question 10:When do black holes usually occur?
when it decides to.
after a supernova blows up.
when a star is being born.
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Question 11:What happens to the star's gravity after a supernova?
it explodes
pulls all the material that remains after the implosion, squeezing it smaller and smaller.
it implodes
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Question 12:How far away is the nearest black hole from Earth?
1,000 light years away.
100,000 light years away.
don't know
8,000 light years away.

Question 13:How many constellations are there in all?
million
88
10,000
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Question 14:Why do stars look connected when in reality, there are hundreds of light years away from each other?
because of space
there is no reason there just there
don't know
The stars lie in the same direction

Question 15:When do pointers form?
they just point
because a black hole sucks up light and transforms it to a pointer
don't know
When stars in a certain constellation points to other constellations in the sky.

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