Big Bang Project Quiz

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  • 1. 
    What did Martin Ryle create?
    • A. 

      Radio Astronomy

    • B. 

      Radio Telescope

    • C. 

      Radio Antennas

    • D. 

      Radio background

  • 2. 
    What type of stars did Henrietta Leavitt discover?
    • A. 

      Red dwarf stars.

    • B. 

      Variable stars

    • C. 

      Giant blue stars.

  • 3. 
    Ralph Alpher was a big supporter of which theory.
    • A. 

      Theory of relativity.

    • B. 

      Big Bang Theory

    • C. 

      Steady State Theory

    • D. 

      Theory of evolution.

  • 4. 
    What did Walter Baade find out that supported the Big Bang Theory?
    • A. 

      Found out that the universe was double the size and age compared to what was originally thought.

    • B. 

      He discovered the planet Uranus while looking out with a telescope.

    • C. 

      He discovered that our galaxy was simply one of many.

    • D. 

      He discovered that atomic spectra could be used to determine the composition of the stars.

  • 5. 
    What does the Big Bang theory say the universe did first?
    • A. 

      Cooled and expanded

    • B. 

      Cooled and contracted

    • C. 

      Warmed and expanded

    • D. 

      Warmed and contracted.

  • 6. 
    What is a Pulsar?
    • A. 

      Interactive star chart

    • B. 

      Asteroid

    • C. 

      Neutron star

    • D. 

      Proton star

  • 7. 
    What did William Fowler win the Nobel Prize for?
    • A. 

      Composition of an auditory experience that moved the masses.

    • B. 

      Discovering chemicals that cured polio.

    • C. 

      Studying nuclear reaction that lead to the present elemental composition.

    • D. 

      Discovering radioactive isotopes allowing us to date the age of the world.

  • 8. 
    What was Christian Doppler's Theory?
    • A. 

      A sun centered universe.

    • B. 

      Stellar nucleosis

    • C. 

      Thermal expansion of rheostatic polymerase

    • D. 

      Apparant chage of freqency of a wave emitted by a moving source.

  • 9. 
    Who did Milton Humason work with for many years?
    • A. 

      Albert Michelson

    • B. 

      Margaret Huggins

    • C. 

      Edwin Hubble

  • 10. 
    What did James Peebles work on along with Robert Dicke?
    • A. 

      Discovery of the Cosmic Microwave Background

    • B. 

      Searching for dark matter.

    • C. 

      Classifying stars

    • D. 

      Classifying galaxies.

  • 11. 
    Lemaitre was pleased by the discovery of galactic redshifts that showed that galaxies were....
    • A. 

      Not moving at all

    • B. 

      Moving away from the Earth

    • C. 

      Moving towards the Earth

    • D. 

      On top of the Earth in a different dimension

  • 12. 
    What experiment was Ernest Marsden famous for?
    • A. 

      Brass Model

    • B. 

      Silver Cup.

    • C. 

      Gold Foil.

    • D. 

      Metal Spoon

  • 13. 
    William and Margaret Huggins...
    • A. 

      Introduced the idea of Hubble Law

    • B. 

      Worked with spectroscopy

    • C. 

      Invented the two-piece jet thrust motor

  • 14. 
    What are two things that Stephen Hawking is known for working on?
    • A. 

      Black holes and Quantum gravity

    • B. 

      Discovering planets and inventing telescopes

    • C. 

      Cyborgs and speech recognition

    • D. 

      Improved literacy and grammar

  • 15. 
    What was Albert Einstein's new theory about?
    • A. 

      Brownian Motion

    • B. 

      Quantum Uncertainty

    • C. 

      Cosmic Either

    • D. 

      Relativistic Motion

  • 16. 
    What are the four projects George f. smoot working on?
    • A. 

      Berkeley Center for Cosmology Physics,Dark Energy Probes,Galactic Emission Mapping or (GEM),CMB data analysis.

    • B. 

      To make the world smaller, To make the human race be dogs, To make a better Truck

    • C. 

      To make schools know about the big bang, To make Peterbilt a Space ship, to make the first semi truck to be sihoed out in space

  • 17. 
    Who did Arno and Robert share the nobel prize with?
    • A. 

      Sergey Mikail Gorbachev

    • B. 

      Jimminy Bolshevik Crichev

    • C. 

      Pyotr Leonidovich Kapitsa

    • D. 

      Vladimir Ivonovich Kruschchev

  • 18. 
    In 1922 what did Alexander Friedman Disover?
    • A. 

      Change in his couch cushion

    • B. 

      The expanding-universe solution

    • C. 

      Relationship between pulsar period and brightness

    • D. 

      Dark energy and matter

  • 19. 
    George Gamow made a number of contributions to many feilds, what feild didn't he make a contribution to?
    • A. 

      Radioactivity

    • B. 

      Cosmology

    • C. 

      Nuclear pyhsics

    • D. 

      Radiation

  • 20. 
    Williamina Fleming is known for:
    • A. 

      The Dopler Effect

    • B. 

      Discovering CMB Radiation

    • C. 

      Discovering the Horsehead Nebula.

    • D. 

      Assisting Albert Eistein

  • 21. 
    Marie and Pierre discovered two radioactive elements. What are they?
    • A. 

      Indium and Lead

    • B. 

      Polonium and Radium

    • C. 

      Bismuth and Thallium

  • 22. 
    How many process(es) did Hans Bethe believe there were to the source of energy of stars?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two.

    • C. 

      Three.

    • D. 

      Four.

  • 23. 
    What did robert dicke first discover? 
    • A. 

      The radio telescope

    • B. 

      The improved clothes dyer

    • C. 

      Doppler radar

    • D. 

      Radio isometric dating

  • 24. 
    When Arno and Bob found the CBR where did they find it?1)2)3)4)
    • A. 

      Around stars

    • B. 

      In nebulas

    • C. 

      In between galaxys and stars

    • D. 

      EVERY WHERE

  • 25. 
    Why was Solon Bailey forced to move his Observatory.  
    • A. 

      He had built it by a Volcano, which endangered the workers

    • B. 

      He hadn’t moved it, just built another one.

    • C. 

      The weather conditions made it difficult for them

    • D. 

      Astronomers forced him to for their study on the Milky Way

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