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The electromagnetic spectrum is A. all of the colors of light you can see with your eyes. B. all of the different types of electromagnetic waves. C. a band of colors formed when white light passes through a prism. D. the distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of the next wave

The electromagnetic spectrum is A.all of the colors of light you can see with your eyes. B. all of the different types of electromagnetic waves. C. a band of colors formed when white light passes through a prism. D. the distance between the crest of one wave and the crest of the next wave

Which of the following electromagnetic waves has the longest wavelength? 1.Infrared 2.Radio 3.Ultraviolet 4.X-Rays

Which of the following electromagnetic waves has the longest wavelength? 1.Infrared 2.Radio 3.Ultraviolet 4.X-Rays

The spectrograph CANNOT be used to determine the 1.diameter of a star. 2.temperature of a star. 3.composition of a star. 4.speed and motion of a star.

The spectrograph CANNOT be used to determine the 1.diameter of a star. 2.temperature of a star. 3.composition of a star. 4.speed and motion of a star.

Stars are classified according to their 1.distance, size and color. 2.size, distance and brightness. 3.color, brightness and temperature. 4.size, brightness and temperature.

Stars are classified according to their 1.distance, size and color. 2.size, distance and brightness. 3.color, brightness and temperature. 4.size, brightness and temperature.

Which of the following is the correct sequence for part of the evolution of a typical star? 1.Red giant, main sequence, white dwarf 2.Main sequence, red giant, white dwarf 3.White dwarf, main sequence, red giant 4.Red giant, white dwarf, main sequence

Which of the following is the correct sequence for part of the evolution of a typical star? 1.Red giant, main sequence, white dwarf 2.Main sequence, red giant, white dwarf 3.White dwarf, main sequence, red giant 4.Red giant, white dwarf, main sequence

A supernova is the explosion of a dying 1.medium sized star. 2.giant or supergiant star. 3.protostar. 4.nebula.

A supernova is the explosion of a dying 1.medium sized star. 2.giant or supergiant star. 3.protostar. 4.nebula.

How does a star’s life begin? 1.Black dwarf 2.Black hole 3.Nebula 4.Supernova

How does a star’s life begin? 1.Black dwarf 2.Black hole 3.Nebula 4.Supernova

Stars with extremely high mass will end their life as a 1.black dwarf. 2.black hole. 3.neutron star. 4.white dwarf

Stars with extremely high mass will end their life as a 1.black dwarf. 2.black hole. 3.neutron star. 4.white dwarf

When comparing a star’s brightness to its temperature, astronomers determined that most stars fall into the category of 1.red giants. 2.supergiants. 3.white dwarfs. 4.main sequence.

When comparing a star’s brightness to its temperature, astronomers determined that most stars fall into the category of 1.red giants. 2.supergiants. 3.white dwarfs. 4.main sequence

When a star first starts to run out of fuel, it becomes a 1.supernova. 2.red giant. 3.neutron star 4.white dwarf

When a star first starts to run out of fuel, it becomes a 1.supernova. 2.red giant. 3.neutron star 4.white dwarf

Which of the following celestial bodies have the strongest gravity? 1.Variable stars 2.Binary stars 3.Black holes 4.Pulsars

Which of the following celestial bodies have the strongest gravity? 1.Variable stars 2.Binary stars 3.Black holes 4.Pulsars

The ideal location for an optical telescope would be 1.isolated valleys. 2.within major cities. 3.below sea level. 4.high mountain tops.

The ideal location for an optical telescope would be 1.isolated valleys. 2.within major cities. 3.below sea level. 4.high mountain tops

Reflecting telescopes differ from refracting telescopes in having 1.no eyepiece lens. 2.two large objective lenses. 3.a mirror instead of an objective lens. 4.one large objective lens.

Reflecting telescopes differ from refracting telescopes in having 1.no eyepiece lens. 2.two large objective lenses. 3.a mirror instead of an objective lens. 4.one large objective lens.

Which of the following parts do reflecting and refracting telescopes have in common? 1.Objective lens 2.Flat mirror 3.Concave mirror 4.Eyepiece lens

Which of the following parts do reflecting and refracting telescopes have in common? 1.Objective lens 2.Flat mirror 3.Concave mirror 4.Eyepiece lens

Which of the following is measured in units of light-years? 1.Light intensity 2.Time 3.Light duration 4.Distance

Which of the following is measured in units of light-years? 1.Light intensity 2.Time 3.Light duration 4.Distance

The Milky Way Galaxy is best described by which shape? 1.Barred spiral 2.Spiral 3.Irregular 4.Elliptical

The Milky Way Galaxy is best described by which shape? 1.Barred spiral 2.Spiral 3.Irregular 4.Elliptical

The type of information that a spectroscope CANNOT reveal is 1.temperature. 2.direction of motion 3.gravitational forces. 4.chemical composition.

The type of information that a spectroscope CANNOT reveal is 1.temperature. 2.direction of motion 3.gravitational forces. 4.chemical composition

A star with a surface temperature of 6000°C and an extremely high absolute magnitude would be placed in which of the following categories?

1.White dwarf 2.Main Sequence 3.Giant 4.Supergiant

A star with a surface temperature of 6000°C and an extremely high absolute magnitude would be placed in which of the following categories? 1.White dwarf 2.Main Sequence 3.Giant 4.Supergiant

Which of the following is NOT true of the star Antares?

It is an extremely bright star. It is red in color. It has a surface temperature of about 3,000°C. It is small in size.

Which of the following is NOT true of the star Antares? It is an extremely bright star. It is red in color. It has a surface temperature of about 3,000°C. It is small in size

When comparing a star’s brightness to its temperature, astronomers determined that most stars fall into the category of 1.red giants. 2.supergiants. 3.white dwarfs. 4.main sequence.

When comparing a star’s brightness to its temperature, astronomers determined that most stars fall into the category of 1.red giants. 2.supergiants. 3.white dwarfs. 4.main sequence.

Compared to Deneb, our sun is is 1.cooler and brighter. 2.cooler and dimmer. 3.hotter and brighter. 4.hotter and dimmer

Compared to Deneb, our sun is is 1.cooler and brighter. 2.cooler and dimmer. 3.hotter and brighter. 4.hotter and dimmer

An astronomer determines a star’s surface temperature by its 1.size. 2.color. 3.brightness. 4.position in the sky.

An astronomer determines a star’s surface temperature by its 1.size. 2.color. 3.brightness. 4.position in the sky.

The lifetime of a star depends on its 1.temperature. 2.brightness. 3.mass. 4.magnitude.

The lifetime of a star depends on its 1.temperature. 2.brightness. 3.mass. 4.magnitude

Assuming all stars are the same distance from the Earth, a star’s magnitude depends on 1.distance and temperature. 2.size and temperature. 3.color and temperature. 4.distance and color.

Assuming all stars are the same distance from the Earth, a star’s magnitude depends on 1.distance and temperature. 2.size and temperature. 3.color and temperature. 4.distance and color.

In which color range of the main sequence would a huge, newly formed star be placed? 1.Blue 2.White 3.Yellow 4.Red

In which color range of the main sequence would a huge, newly formed star be placed? 1.Blue 2.White 3.Yellow 4.Red

A red shift in a star’s spectrum indicates that a star is 1.dying. 2.moving away from Earth. 3.moving toward Earth. 4.exploding.

A red shift in a star’s spectrum indicates that a star is 1.dying. 2.moving away from Earth. 3.moving toward Earth. 4.exploding.

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