Big Bang And Red Shift

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  • 1. 
    When was all the matter in the Universe concentrated into a single incredibly tiny point
    • A. 

      16.8 trillion ago

    • B. 

      2 years ago

    • C. 

      13.7 billion ago

    • D. 

      14.8 billion ago

  • 2. 
    Does the sun contain helium
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    All the galaxies are moving_______ from us 
  • 4. 
    The further away a galaxy is, the _______ it is moving away. 
  • 5. 
    What is the Universe?
    • A. 

      All the substance in the solar system

    • B. 

      All the substance in our Galaxy

    • C. 

      Everything that exists

    • D. 

      The Earth and the Moon together

  • 6. 
    Scientists have also detected a cosmic microwave background radiation or CMBR. This is received from all parts of the Universe and is thought to be the heat left over from the original explosion. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What does Red shift tell us?
    • A. 

      Red things get hotter

    • B. 

      Hot things get redder

    • C. 

      The object is moving slowly towards us

    • D. 

      The object is moving quickly away from us

  • 8. 
    How the universe might end depends on...?
    • A. 

      The temperature of the stars

    • B. 

      The amount of mass present

    • C. 

      The colour of the stars

    • D. 

      The amount of trees on mars

  • 9. 
    Why is the light from distant galaxies red shifted?
    • A. 

      They produce more red light than nearby galaxies.

    • B. 

      They are moving away from us

    • C. 

      Because light in outer space is red

    • D. 

      The longer wavelengths are filtered out by dust

  • 10. 
    All the matter in the universe was concentrated into a single incredibly ______ point
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