Astronomy Quiz

8 Questions  I  By AlyssaLimke on February 23, 2011
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1.  How are wavelength, frequency, and energy related for photons of light?
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2.  Which of the following statements about thermal radiation is always true?
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3.  From shortest to longest wavelength, which of the following correctly orders the different categories of electromagnetic radiation?
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4.  The spectra of most galaxies show redshifts. This means that their spectral lines _______.
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5.  Which is the closest to the temperature of the core of the Sun?
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6.  Why are neutrinos so difficult to detect?
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7.  The most distant stars we can measure stellar parallax for are approximately
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8.  Which of the following is true about low-mass stars compared to high-mass stars?
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