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Chapter 28 Test: Planets, Stars, And Galaxies

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Chapter 28 Test: Planets, Stars, And Galaxies
This is a quiz over the planets, stars, and galaxies and the contents of Chapter 28 including, true false, multiple choice, and fill in the blank. Answer the questions to the best of your ability and follow directions. Good luck :)

  
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1.  ________ is a neutron star that is spinning very rapidly.
2.  The result of gases after a star explodes is called a ____.
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B.
C.
D.
3.  Stars that are nearing the end of their life and were once red giants are called______.
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B.
C.
D.
4.  If two stars have the same size temperature and are the same distance from Earth, the ____ star would be more luminous.
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B.
C.
D.
5.  A pulsar is a ____.
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B.
C.
D.
6.  What is the most abundant gas in the solar system?
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B.
C.
D.
7.  A star begins its life in a cloud of gas and dust. The cloud is called a ____.
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B.
C.
D.
8.  The hottest star has a ____ color.
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B.
C.
D.
9.  How many light years is the sun from the Milky Way's center?
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C.
D.
10.  A _____ _______ is the final stage of an extremely large star, with a gravitational field so intense that not even light can escape.
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B.
C.
D.
11.  __________ _______ are yellow supergiants whose cycles of brightness range from 1-50 days, but mostly 5 days.
12.  Super Giants are_____.
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B.
C.
D.
13.  A ____ _______ is a star with more than 100 times the mass of our sun.
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B.
C.
D.
14.  When a large star explodes as a supernova, most of the time it creates____.
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B.
C.
D.
15.  A black hole is ____.
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B.
C.
D.
16.  The temperature of the Universe is gradually____.
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B.
C.
D.
17.  When a star like the sun begins to die, its core temperature ______.
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B.
C.
D.
18.  A_____ ____ is a burst of light that results from the sudden collapse of an iron core of a massive star.
19.  The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram plots the____.
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B.
C.
D.
20.  The Big Dipper is part of the constellation____.
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B.
C.
D.
21.  What is apparent magnitude?
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B.
C.
D.
22.  Giant stars have diameters____.
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B.
C.
D.
23.  The lower the stars magnitude number, the ____ the star is.
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B.
C.
D.
24.  Glowing areas in the birth place of a star are called____.
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B.
C.
D.
25.  How far away is an Astronomical Unit from Earth to the Sun?
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B.
C.
D.
26.  What is a galaxy?
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B.
C.
D.
27.  The Earth turns from___.
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B.
C.
D.
28.  A _______ _____ is the full range of wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.
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B.
C.
D.
29.  The remains of a star after a supernova is ____.
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B.
C.
D.
30.  What is a neutron star?
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B.
C.
D.
31.  An _____ _______ shows the wavelengths of visible light that a glowing gas emits.
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B.
C.
D.
32.  The sun is about____% hydrogen.
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B.
C.
D.
33.  Stars that change in brightness as they expand and contract are called____.
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B.
C.
D.
34.  The band on the Hertzprung- Russell diagram that runs from the upper left (high luminosity, high surface temperature) to the lower right (low luminosity, low surface temperature) is called____.
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B.
C.
D.
35.  If a start is more massive, it is likely to have____.
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B.
C.
D.
36.  The sun's apparent magnitude is ____.
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B.
C.
D.
37.  The Big Bang model states that _____.
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B.
C.
D.
38.  A very distant, extremely luminous celestial object that scientists consider to be a type of active galactic nuclei is a ___________.
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