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Sun Quiz: Physical Properties & The 8 Layers

18 Questions  I  By Llbonner
Sun Quizzes & Trivia
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1.  How does the Sun rotate?
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2.    The light we see from the Sun comes from which layer?
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3.  The temperature of the layer of gas that produces the visible light of the Sun is:
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4.  A loop of gas following the magnetic field lines between sunspots' poles is:
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5.  How many planet Earths could fit inside the Sun?
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6.  The density of the Sun is most similar to which object?
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7.  Energy generated by nuclear fusion occurs where?
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8.  Which layer is energy transported by electromagnetic radiation?
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9.  What happens in the photosphere?
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10.  Cool lower atmosphere:
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11.  What layer(s) can solar material escape into space and flow outward through the solar system?
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12.  In the radiation zone of the Sun the temperature is a little cooler than the core and as a result some atoms are able to remain intact. In this manner the energy that is generated in the core is passed from atom to atom through the:
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13.  The exterior of the Sun is comprised of the _______ and the______, both of which can be studied using an array of telescopes and radiation detectors.
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14.  Why is there no hard surface on the sun?
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15.  The continuous rising and falling of hot and cool bubbles produces a pattern on the surface of the Sun that is referred to as:
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16.  Energy is transported through the photosphere by:
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17.  It takes light from the Sun how long to reach Earth:
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18.  Most of the light that we receive from the Sun on earth is energy that was released by atoms in the:
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