# History Of Astronomy Trivia

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Can you answer the following natural science questions? Test your knowledge on this astronomy quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others.

• 1.

### If you have a 100-watt light bulb, how much energy does it use each minute?

• A.

6,000 Joules

• B.

600 Watts

• C.

6,000 Watts

• D.

100 Joules

• E.

600 Joules

A. 6,000 Joules
Explanation
A 100-watt light bulb uses 100 watts of power per hour. To calculate the energy used in a minute, we need to convert watts to joules. Since there are 60 minutes in an hour, we divide 100 watts by 60 to get the power used per minute, which is approximately 1.67 watts. To find the energy used in joules, we multiply the power used per minute (1.67 watts) by the number of minutes in an hour (60 minutes), resulting in 100 joules. Therefore, the correct answer is 100 joules, not 6,000 joules.

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• 2.

### If a material is highly opaque, then it

• A.

Emits most light

• B.

Reflects most light

• C.

Absorbs most light

• D.

Transmits most light

• E.

Scatters most light

C. Absorbs most light
Explanation
When a material is highly opaque, it means that it does not allow light to pass through it easily. Instead, the material absorbs most of the light that comes into contact with it. This absorption occurs when the material's atoms or molecules absorb the energy from the light waves, causing them to vibrate and convert the light energy into other forms such as heat. Therefore, the correct answer is that a highly opaque material absorbs most light.

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• 3.

### When light reflects off an object, what is the relation between the angle of incidence and the angle of reflection?

• A.

Angle of incidence - Angle of reflection = 90 degrees

• B.

Angle of incidence + Angle of reflection = 180 degrees

• C.

Angle of incidence + Angle of reflection = 90 degrees

• D.

Angle of incidence = Angle of reflection

• E.

It depends on the material that the light reflects off

D. Angle of incidence = Angle of reflection
Explanation
The correct answer is "Angle of incidence = Angle of reflection." This is known as the law of reflection, which states that the angle at which light strikes a surface (angle of incidence) is equal to the angle at which it reflects off the surface (angle of reflection). This relationship holds true for all materials and surfaces, assuming that the surface is smooth and the light is not absorbed or scattered.

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• 4.

### If a material is transparent, then it

• A.

Transmits light well

• B.

Absorbs light well

• C.

Emits light well

• D.

Scatters light well

• E.

Reflects light well

A. Transmits light well
Explanation
A material that is transparent allows light to pass through it easily without absorbing or reflecting much of it. This means that it transmits light well, making it possible to see through the material clearly.

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• 5.

### Grass (that is healthy) looks green because

• A.

It reflects green light and absorbs other colors

• B.

It absorbs green light and emits other colors

• C.

It transmits green light and emits other colors

• D.

It emits green light and absorbs other colors

A. It reflects green light and absorbs other colors
Explanation
Grass appears green because it reflects green light and absorbs other colors. When white light from the sun hits the grass, the pigments in the grass absorb all the colors of light except for green. Green light is reflected back to our eyes, making the grass appear green.

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• 6.

### Everything looks red through a red filter because

• A.

The filter reflects red light and transmits other colors

• B.

The filter emits red light and absorbs other colors

• C.

The filter transmits red light and absorbs other colors

• D.

The filter absorbs red light and emits other colors

C. The filter transmits red light and absorbs other colors
Explanation
The correct answer is that the filter transmits red light and absorbs other colors. This is because a red filter is designed to only allow red light to pass through it, while blocking or absorbing other colors of light. As a result, when we look through a red filter, everything appears red because only the red light is able to pass through the filter and reach our eyes.

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• 7.

### Which of the following cannot be described by a field?

• A.

Gravitational forces

• B.

Electrical forces

• C.

• D.

Magnetic forces

Explanation
Radiation pressure cannot be described by a field because it is not a force that arises from a field. Instead, radiation pressure is the pressure exerted by electromagnetic radiation on surfaces. It is caused by the transfer of momentum from photons to the surface, resulting in a force perpendicular to the surface. Unlike gravitational, electrical, and magnetic forces, which can be described by fields (gravitational field, electric field, and magnetic field, respectively), radiation pressure does not have a corresponding field.

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• 8.

### Our solar system is located in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy

• A.

True

• B.

Falso

B. Falso
Explanation
The given statement is false. Our solar system is not located in the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. Instead, it is located in one of the spiral arms of the galaxy, known as the Orion Arm or Local Spur. The center of the Milky Way Galaxy is a supermassive black hole called Sagittarius A* which is about 26,000 light-years away from our solar system.

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• 9.

### The solar system contains about 100 billion stars

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement "The solar system contains about 100 billion stars" is false. The solar system actually consists of only one star, which is our own Sun. The Sun is the central star around which all the planets, including Earth, orbit. The total number of stars in the entire galaxy is estimated to be around 100 billion, but the solar system specifically refers to our own Sun and its immediate surroundings.

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• 10.

### A typical supercluster contains no more than about 10,000 stars

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement "A typical supercluster contains no more than about 10,000 stars" is false. Superclusters are enormous structures in the universe that consist of thousands or even millions of galaxies, each of which contains billions of stars. Therefore, a typical supercluster contains far more than 10,000 stars.

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• 11.

### One light-year is about 10 trillion kilometers

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
One light-year is a unit of distance used in astronomy, representing the distance that light travels in one year in a vacuum. Since light travels at a speed of approximately 300,000 kilometers per second, multiplying this by the number of seconds in a year (about 31.5 million seconds) gives us a distance of about 9.5 trillion kilometers. Therefore, it is true that one light-year is approximately 10 trillion kilometers.

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• 12.

### In the grapefruit model of the solar system, it would take a few minutes to walk from the Sun to the inner edge of the Kufper Belt (Pluto)

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
In the grapefruit model of the solar system, the distances between celestial bodies are scaled down significantly. Since the grapefruit represents the Sun, and the inner edge of the Kuiper Belt (where Pluto is located) is much farther away from the Sun in reality, it would take only a few minutes to walk to that distance in the scaled-down model. Hence, the statement is true.

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• 13.

### The observable universe is the same size today as it was a few billion years ago.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The observable universe is not the same size today as it was a few billion years ago. The universe has been expanding since the Big Bang, causing galaxies and other celestial objects to move away from each other. This means that the observable universe has also expanded, allowing us to see more of it as time goes on. Therefore, the statement is false.

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• 14.

### The Milky Way is moving further away from most other galaxies in the universe

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because the universe is expanding, and as a result, most galaxies, including the Milky Way, are moving away from each other. This phenomenon is known as the expansion of the universe and is supported by scientific evidence such as the redshift observed in the light emitted by distant galaxies. Therefore, the Milky Way is indeed moving further away from most other galaxies in the universe.

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• 15.

### No galaxies existed before the Big Bang

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The Big Bang theory suggests that the universe began as a singularity and expanded rapidly, creating space, time, and matter. According to this theory, galaxies formed as the universe cooled down and matter started to clump together. Therefore, before the Big Bang, there was no space, time, or matter, which means that galaxies did not exist. This makes the statement "No galaxies existed before the Big Bang" true.

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• 16.

### Voyager 2 should reach the nearest stars (besides the Sun) in about 500 years

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Voyager 2 is a space probe launched in 1977 and its current trajectory will not take it to the nearest stars within the next 500 years. The nearest star to the Sun is Proxima Centauri, which is about 4.24 light-years away. Even though Voyager 2 is traveling at a high speed, it would still take thousands of years to reach the nearest stars. Therefore, the statement that Voyager 2 should reach the nearest stars (besides the Sun) in about 500 years is false.

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• 17.

### Earth is always precisely 1 AU from the sun.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement that "Earth is always precisely 1 AU from the sun" is false. AU stands for Astronomical Unit, which is the average distance between the Earth and the Sun. However, due to the elliptical shape of Earth's orbit, its distance from the Sun varies throughout the year. At its closest point (perihelion), Earth is about 0.98 AU away from the Sun, while at its farthest point (aphelion), it is about 1.02 AU away. Therefore, Earth is not always precisely 1 AU from the Sun.

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• 18.

### What do we mean when we say that the universe is expanding?

• A.

Individual galaxies are gradually growing in size

• B.

Everything in the universe is gradually growing in size

• C.

Average distances are increasing between star systems within galaxies

• D.

The statement is not meant to be literal; rather, it means that our knowledge of the universe is growing

• E.

Average distances are increasing between galaxies

E. Average distances are increasing between galaxies
Explanation
The correct answer is that average distances are increasing between galaxies. This means that, on average, galaxies are moving away from each other over time. This is supported by observations such as the redshift of light from distant galaxies, which indicates that they are moving away from us. The concept of the universe expanding is based on the observation that the galaxies we see today are further apart than they were in the past. This expansion is a fundamental aspect of the Big Bang theory, which suggests that the universe began as a singularity and has been expanding ever since.

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• 19.

### The age of the universe is

• A.

Between 100 million and 160 million years

• B.

Between 100 billion and 160 billion years

• C.

Between 1 billion and 1.6 billion years

• D.

Between 10 billion and 16 billion years

• E.

Between 10 million and 16 million years

D. Between 10 billion and 16 billion years
Explanation
The age of the universe is estimated to be between 10 billion and 16 billion years based on scientific evidence such as the measurement of the rate of expansion of the universe, the cosmic microwave background radiation, and the ages of the oldest known celestial objects. This estimation is derived from the Big Bang theory, which suggests that the universe began as a singularity and has been expanding ever since.

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• 20.

### How are galaxies important to our existence?

• A.

Without galaxies, there could not have been a Big Bang

• B.

Without galaxies, the universe could not be expanding

• C.

Galaxies provide the gravity that prevents us from falling off Earth

• D.

Galaxies prevent planets from leaving their orbits around stars; e.h., our galaxy prevents Earth from leaving its orbit of the Sun

• E.

Galaxies recycle heavy elements produced in stars into future generations of stars

E. Galaxies recycle heavy elements produced in stars into future generations of stars
Explanation
Galaxies play a crucial role in recycling heavy elements produced in stars into future generations of stars. When stars go through their life cycles, they produce elements through nuclear fusion. These elements are then dispersed into space through supernova explosions. Galaxies, with their immense gravitational pull, gather these dispersed elements and bring them together to form new stars and planetary systems. This recycling process ensures the continuation of stellar evolution and the formation of new generations of stars, making galaxies essential for the existence and development of the universe.

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• 21.

### Earth is made mostly of metals and rocks. Where did this material come from?

• A.

It was produced by nuclear fusion in stars

• B.

It was produced in the Big Bang

• C.

It was made by nuclear fission of uranium and other radioactive materials

• D.

It was made by our sun

• E.

It was created by chemical reactions in interstellar space

A. It was produced by nuclear fusion in stars
Explanation
The material that makes up Earth, such as metals and rocks, originated from nuclear fusion in stars. Nuclear fusion is the process by which lighter elements combine to form heavier elements, releasing energy in the process. Stars are massive enough to generate the extreme temperatures and pressures required for nuclear fusion to occur, creating heavier elements like iron, silicon, and oxygen. These elements were then dispersed into space through stellar explosions, eventually coming together to form celestial bodies like Earth.

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• 22.

### What is nuclear fusion?

• A.

An explosion caused by putting together two volatile chemicals

• B.

A process that only occurs in bombs

• C.

The process of turning matter into pure energy

• D.

The process of combining lightweight nuclei to make heavier nuclei

• E.

The process of splitting nuclei to produce energy

D. The process of combining lightweight nuclei to make heavier nuclei
Explanation
Nuclear fusion is the process of combining lightweight nuclei to make heavier nuclei. This process occurs in the core of stars, including our sun, where hydrogen atoms combine to form helium. It is also the process that powers hydrogen bombs. In nuclear fusion, a tremendous amount of energy is released due to the conversion of mass into energy, according to Einstein's famous equation E=mcÂ². This process is considered a potential source of clean and abundant energy for the future.

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• 23.

### What is the meaning of the word cosmos?

• A.

The dark sky

• B.

The sum total of all matter and energy, that is, everything within and between all galaxies

• C.

The light from a distant astronomical object

• D.

The origin of Earth and life upon it

• E.

The Milky Way

B. The sum total of all matter and energy, that is, everything within and between all galaxies
Explanation
The word "cosmos" refers to the sum total of all matter and energy, encompassing everything within and between all galaxies. It is a term used to describe the entire universe and all its contents. This includes not only celestial bodies like stars and planets but also the space and energy that fills the vast expanse between them. The concept of the cosmos helps us understand the vastness and interconnectedness of the universe.

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• 24.

### Which of the following has your "address" in the correct order?

• A.

You, Earth, solar system,. Local Group, Local Supercluster, Milky Way

• B.

You, Earth, solar system, Milky Way, Local Supercluster, Local Group

• C.

You, Earth, solar system, Milky Way, Local Group, Local Supercluster

• D.

You, Earth, Local Group, Local Supercluster, solar system, Milky Way

• E.

You, Earth, solar system, Local Group, Milky Way, Local Supercluster

C. You, Earth, solar system, Milky Way, Local Group, Local Supercluster
• 25.

### About where is our solar system within the Milky Way Galaxy?

• A.

In the halo of the galaxy within the galactic disk

• B.

At the center of the galaxy

• C.

About two-third of the way from the center of the galaxy to the outskirts of the galactic disk

• D.

About 10 percent of the way from the center of the galaxy to the outskirts of the galactic disk

• E.

Near the far outskirts of the galactic disk

C. About two-third of the way from the center of the galaxy to the outskirts of the galactic disk
Explanation
Our solar system is located about two-thirds of the way from the center of the Milky Way Galaxy to the outskirts of the galactic disk. This means that we are not at the center of the galaxy or near the far outskirts, but rather positioned closer to the middle. This information helps us understand the relative position of our solar system within the vast expanse of the Milky Way.

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• 26.

### Roughly how many stars are in the Milky Way Galaxy?

• A.

10 billion

• B.

1 billion

• C.

100 million

• D.

100 trillion

• E.

100 billion

E. 100 billion
Explanation
The Milky Way Galaxy is estimated to contain approximately 100 billion stars. This number is based on observations and calculations by astronomers, who have studied the galaxy's structure and population of stars. The Milky Way is a large spiral galaxy, and its star count is significant compared to other galaxies in the universe.

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• 27.

### Modern telescopes are capable of seeing bright galaxies up to about

• A.

1 trillion light-years away

• B.

10 billion light-years away

• C.

10 million light-years away

• D.

1 billion light years away

• E.

1 million light years away

B. 10 billion light-years away
Explanation
Modern telescopes are capable of seeing bright galaxies up to about 10 billion light-years away. This is because light from distant galaxies takes time to reach us, and the farther away a galaxy is, the longer it takes for its light to reach us. Since the speed of light is constant, we can estimate the distance to a galaxy by measuring the time it takes for its light to reach us. Therefore, telescopes can observe galaxies that are up to 10 billion light-years away, allowing us to study the universe's history and understand its evolution.

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• 28.

### Suppose we imagine the Sun to be about the size of a grapefruit. How big of an area would the orbits of the nine planets of the solar system cover?

• A.

The size of a small city

• B.

The size of a typical dorm room

• C.

The size of a typical campus building

• D.

The size of a typical campus

• E.

The size of a western stage (e.g., Colorado)

D. The size of a typical campus
Explanation
The correct answer suggests that the orbits of the nine planets of the solar system would cover an area equivalent to the size of a typical campus. This implies that the orbits of the planets are vast and expansive, similar to the size of a college or university campus.

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• 29.

### In South Africa, it's usually quite warm around the time of the winter solstice and quite cool around the time of the summer solstice

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement is true because South Africa is located in the Southern Hemisphere, where the seasons are opposite to those in the Northern Hemisphere. Therefore, during the winter solstice, which occurs around June 21st in the Southern Hemisphere, South Africa experiences warmer weather. Similarly, during the summer solstice, which occurs around December 21st in the Southern Hemisphere, South Africa experiences cooler weather.

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• 30.

### Columbus was the first person to discover that Earth is round

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement is false because Columbus was not the first person to discover that the Earth is round. The idea that the Earth is round had been known by ancient civilizations such as the Greeks and Egyptians. Columbus's significance lies in his voyages to the Americas, which contributed to the European exploration and colonization of the New World.

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• 31.

### You can find the tilt of Earth's axis by measuring the angle between your horizon and the North Star

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement is false because measuring the angle between the horizon and the North Star does not provide information about the tilt of Earth's axis. The tilt of Earth's axis can be determined through various methods, such as observing the changing angle of the Sun's rays throughout the year or studying the patterns of the celestial sphere.

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• 32.

### The Milky Way can be seen only from the Northern Hemisphere

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement is false because the Milky Way can be seen from both the Northern Hemisphere and the Southern Hemisphere. However, the visibility of the Milky Way may vary depending on factors such as light pollution and atmospheric conditions. In general, areas with less light pollution and clearer skies provide better opportunities for observing the Milky Way.

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• 33.

### The seasons on Earth are caused by its elliptical orbit from the Sun

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The seasons on Earth are not caused by its elliptical orbit around the Sun. Instead, they are primarily caused by the tilt of Earth's axis. This tilt causes different parts of the Earth to receive varying amounts of sunlight throughout the year, resulting in the changing seasons. The elliptical orbit does affect the intensity of sunlight received, but it is not the main factor responsible for the seasons.

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• 34.

### At midnight it is sometimes possible to observe the crescent Moon on the meridian

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement is false because the crescent Moon is only visible shortly after sunset or before sunrise, not at midnight. The Moon is positioned on the meridian at midnight, but it is not in a phase where the crescent shape is visible.

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• 35.

### It is possible to see the third-quarter Moon near the western horizon at sunrise

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The third-quarter Moon is visible in the sky during the early morning hours, not at sunrise. At sunrise, the Moon is typically not visible near the western horizon as it has already set or is about to set. Therefore, the statement is false.

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• 36.

### It is possible to see the full Moon rising just before sunrise

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
It is not possible to see the full Moon rising just before sunrise. The full Moon rises in the east as the Sun sets in the west, and it reaches its highest point in the sky at midnight. Therefore, it is not visible just before sunrise.

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• 37.

### If you lived on the Moon, you'd see full Earth when we see new Moon.

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
If you lived on the Moon, you would see a full Earth when we see a new Moon because the phases of the Moon are caused by the relative positions of the Moon, Earth, and Sun. When we see a new Moon from Earth, it means that the Moon is located between the Earth and the Sun, with the side that is illuminated facing away from us. However, if you lived on the Moon, you would be on the side facing the Earth, so you would see a full Earth when we see a new Moon.

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• 38.

### It is possible to view the Moon in first-quarter phase the day after a total lunar eclipse

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
During a total lunar eclipse, the Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon, causing the Moon to be completely in Earth's shadow. In this phase, the Moon appears dark and cannot be seen. After a total lunar eclipse, the Moon gradually moves out of Earth's shadow and starts to become visible again. However, it takes several days for the Moon to reach the first-quarter phase, where half of its surface is illuminated. Therefore, it is not possible to view the Moon in the first-quarter phase the day after a total lunar eclipse.

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• 39.

### The Moon and the Sun are approximately the same angular size

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The statement that the Moon and the Sun are approximately the same angular size is true. This is because although the Sun is much larger than the Moon in terms of physical size, it is also much farther away from Earth. As a result, when we observe them from Earth, they appear to be almost the same size in the sky. This is why during a total solar eclipse, the Moon can perfectly block out the Sun, creating a beautiful and rare phenomenon.

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• 40.

### A solar eclipse occurs only when the Moon is new

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
A solar eclipse occurs only when the Moon is new because during a new moon, the Moon is positioned directly between the Sun and the Earth, blocking the Sun's light from reaching certain parts of the Earth's surface. This alignment allows the Moon to cast a shadow on the Earth, resulting in a solar eclipse.

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• 41.

### A lunar eclipse occurs only when the Moon is new

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon, causing the Moon to fall into the Earth's shadow. This can only happen during a full moon, when the Earth, Moon, and Sun are aligned in a straight line. Therefore, the statement that a lunar eclipse occurs only when the Moon is new is false.

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• 42.

### Speed and velocity are the same thing

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Speed and velocity are not the same thing. Speed is a scalar quantity that only considers the magnitude of an object's motion, while velocity is a vector quantity that takes into account both the magnitude and direction of an object's motion. Therefore, speed can be the same even if the direction changes, while velocity will be different in such cases.

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• 43.

### The Moon is constantly falling toward Earth

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The Moon is constantly falling toward Earth due to the force of gravity. Despite its orbital motion around the Earth, the Moon is always being pulled towards the Earth. This gravitational force keeps the Moon in its orbit and prevents it from flying off into space. As a result, the Moon is in a state of constant freefall towards Earth, even though it never actually collides with it. Therefore, the statement "The Moon is constantly falling toward Earth" is true.

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• 44.

### If you are driving at 30 miles per hour and increase your speed to 60 miles per hour, you quadruple your kinetic energy

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
When the speed of an object doubles, its kinetic energy increases by a factor of four. Since increasing the speed from 30 mph to 60 mph doubles the speed, it will quadruple the kinetic energy. This is because kinetic energy is directly proportional to the square of the velocity.

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• 45.

### If you double the mass of fusion material in a hydrogen bomb, you quadruple the amount of energy generated

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Doubling the mass of fusion material in a hydrogen bomb does not quadruple the amount of energy generated. The amount of energy generated in a hydrogen bomb is determined by the efficiency of the fusion reaction, which is not directly proportional to the mass of the fusion material. Increasing the mass of the fusion material may lead to a slight increase in energy output, but it does not follow a linear relationship where doubling the mass results in quadrupling the energy.

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• 46.

### When energy is converted from one form to another, a tiny amount is inevitably lost

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
When energy is converted from one form to another, a tiny amount is inevitably lost. This statement is false. According to the law of conservation of energy, energy cannot be created or destroyed, it can only be transferred or transformed from one form to another. Therefore, in an ideal situation, the total amount of energy remains constant. However, in real-world scenarios, some energy may be lost as heat, sound, or other forms of non-useful energy due to factors like friction or inefficiencies in the conversion process.

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• 47.

### Kepler deduced his laws of planetary motion once Newton had published his universal law gravitation.

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
Kepler deduced his laws of planetary motion before Newton published his universal law of gravitation.

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• 48.

### The center of mass for Earth orbiting the Sun lies inside the Sun

• A.

True

• B.

False

A. True
Explanation
The center of mass for Earth orbiting the Sun lies inside the Sun because the Sun is much more massive than the Earth. The center of mass is the point where the mass of a system can be considered to be concentrated. In the case of the Earth-Sun system, the Sun's mass is so much greater than the Earth's mass that the center of mass is located within the Sun itself. This means that while the Earth orbits around the Sun, the Sun also experiences a smaller orbit around the center of mass.

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• 49.

### There is no gravity in space

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement "There is no gravity in space" is false. Gravity exists in space, although it may be weaker in certain areas. Gravity is what keeps celestial bodies in orbit and affects the movement of objects in space. Astronauts experience microgravity in space, which is a state of freefall where they feel weightless, but this is due to the constant falling motion around the Earth rather than the absence of gravity.

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• 50.

### Doubling the distance between two objects halves the gravitational force between them

• A.

True

• B.

False

B. False
Explanation
The statement is incorrect. According to Newton's law of universal gravitation, doubling the distance between two objects does not halve the gravitational force between them. In fact, the gravitational force between two objects is inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them. This means that if the distance between two objects is doubled, the gravitational force between them will decrease by a factor of four, not by half. Therefore, the correct answer is False.

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