Beyond Night Sky Quiz

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Sky Quizzes & Trivia

Astronomy, science


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does the HR Diagram show a relationship between?
    • A. 

      Atmosphere, and color

    • B. 

      Size, and temperature

    • C. 

      Surface temperature,and its magnitude

    • D. 

      Gravity and friction

    • E. 

      Wavelength, and its magnitude

  • 2. 
    What are the forms of electromagnetic radiation?
    • A. 

      Surface, temperatures, magnitude

    • B. 

      Infrared, ultraviolet, and visible

    • C. 

      Radio, light, xrays, gamma, microwave

    • D. 

      Continuous, absorption, and emmision

    • E. 

      Gamma, x-rays, ultraviolet, visible, infrared, microwaves, radio.

  • 3. 
    What happens to BRIGHTNESS as the value for magnitude decreases?
    • A. 

      Gets brighter

    • B. 

      Gets darker

    • C. 

      Gets longer

    • D. 

      Gets dimmer

  • 4. 
    What is the difference between absolute and apparent magnitude?
    • A. 

      Absolute magnitude shows how far away a planet actually is, and apparent magnitude shows how far a planet might be from earth

    • B. 

      Absolute magnitude shows how bright a star is, and apparent magnitude shows how bright it actually is

    • C. 

      Absolute, shows how bright a star actually is, and apparent magnitude shows how bright a star might be

    • D. 

      Absolute magnitude shows how far away a star actually is, and apparent magnitude shows how far away a star is

    • E. 

      Absolute magnitude shows how bright a planet actually is, and apparent magnitude shows how bright a planet is

  • 5. 
    The next stage in our sun's life is:
    • A. 

      Main sequence

    • B. 

      Protostar

    • C. 

      Nebula

    • D. 

      Red Giant

    • E. 

      Super giant

  • 6. 
    What force is responsible for the formation of a star?
    • A. 

      Surface temperatures, absolute magnitude

    • B. 

      Gravity, friction

    • C. 

      Radio, microwave, infrared, ultraviolet, visible

    • D. 

      Protostar

    • E. 

      Hydrogen, oxygen

  • 7. 
    What is a nebula?
    • A. 

      A cold, dark, and dense cloud

    • B. 

      A hole that sucks up everything near it.

    • C. 

      A small planet that gives off red shifts

    • D. 

      A warm bright cloud

    • E. 

      Outerspace

  • 8. 
    What will be the final stage in our sun"s life cycle?
    • A. 

      Main sequence

    • B. 

      White dwarf

    • C. 

      Red Giant

    • D. 

      Super Red giant

    • E. 

      Black dwarf

  • 9. 
    What are the types of electromagnetic radiation?
    • A. 

      Surface, temperatures, magnitude

    • B. 

      Continuous, absorption, and emmision

    • C. 

      Infrared, ultraviolet, and visible

    • D. 

      Gamma, x-rays, ultraviolet, visible, infrared, microwaves, radio.

    • E. 

      Radio, light, xrays, gamma, microwave

  • 10. 
    Which star colors have the highest surface temp?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Green

    • C. 

      Blue

    • D. 

      Orange

    • E. 

      Yellow