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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.  A _______ _____ is the full range of wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.
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2.  A black hole is ____.
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3.  An _____ _______ shows the wavelengths of visible light that a glowing gas emits.
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4.  When a large star explodes as a supernova, most of the time it creates____.
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5.  The hottest star has a ____ color.
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6.  When a star like the sun begins to die, its core temperature ______.
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7.  Glowing areas in the birth place of a star are called____.
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8.  A ____ _______ is a star with more than 100 times the mass of our sun.
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9.  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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10.  The Hertzsprung-Russell diagram plots the____.
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11.  The Earth turns from___.
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12.  A star begins its life in a cloud of gas and dust. The cloud is called a ____.
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13.  __________ _______ are yellow supergiants whose cycles of brightness range from 1-50 days, but mostly 5 days.
14.  The remains of a star after a supernova is ____.
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15.  What is the most abundant gas in the solar system?
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16.  Stars that are nearing the end of their life and were once red giants are called______.
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17.  The sun is about____% hydrogen.
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18.  Stars that change in brightness as they expand and contract are called____.
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19.  A pulsar is a ____.
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20.  The Big Bang model states that _____.
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21.  Giant stars have diameters____.
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22.  A very distant, extremely luminous celestial object that scientists consider to be a type of active galactic nuclei is a ___________.
23.  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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24.  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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25.  Super Giants are_____.
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26.  The temperature of the Universe is gradually____.
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27.  The sun's apparent magnitude is ____.
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28.  What is a galaxy?
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29.  If a start is more massive, it is likely to have____.
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30.  How far away is an Astronomical Unit from Earth to the Sun?
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31.  How many light years is the sun from the Milky Way's center?
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32.  A_____ ____ is a burst of light that results from the sudden collapse of an iron core of a massive star.
33.  The lower the stars magnitude number, the ____ the star is.
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34.  What is a neutron star?
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35.  What is apparent magnitude?
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36.  ________ is a neutron star that is spinning very rapidly.
37.  The result of gases after a star explodes is called a ____.
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38.  The Big Dipper is part of the constellation____.
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