Book J Ch 1 Test

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Psychometrics Quizzes & Trivia

Part 1 of your assessment on Book J Ch 1, testing your knowledge of the vocabulary of the chapter.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Place a checkmark on all of the natural satellites. 
    • A. 

      Moon

    • B. 

      Discovery

    • C. 

      Sputnik

    • D. 

      Earth

    • E. 

      Jupiter

    • F. 

      Space probe

  • 2. 
    The longest wavelength in the electromagnetic spectrum is ___ waves. 
    • A. 

      Gamma

    • B. 

      Micro

    • C. 

      Radio

    • D. 

      Visible light

  • 3. 
     Only xrays and gamma rays are shorter than ____ waves
    • A. 

      Ultraviolet

    • B. 

      Microwaves

    • C. 

      Infrared

    • D. 

      Visible light

  • 4. 
    ______ was launched in 1997 to study Saturn. 
    • A. 

      Project Mercury

    • B. 

      Cassini

    • C. 

      Project Apollo

    • D. 

      Project Gemini

  • 5. 
    A goal of ___ was to have two spacecraft join together while in orbit.
    • A. 

      Project Mercury

    • B. 

      Cassini

    • C. 

      Project Apollo

    • D. 

      Project Gemini

  • 6. 
    ___ was the final stage of the space program to reach the Moon. 
    • A. 

      Project Mercury

    • B. 

      Cassini

    • C. 

      Project Apollo

    • D. 

      Project Gemini

  • 7. 
    As part of ____, John Glenn became the first American to orbit Earth.   
    • A. 

      Project Mercury

    • B. 

      Cassini

    • C. 

      Project Apollo

    • D. 

      Project Gemini

  • 8. 
    ____ telescopes are useful under most weather conditions and at all times of night and day.
    • A. 

      Reflecting

    • B. 

      Refracting

    • C. 

      Radio

    • D. 

      Optical

  • 9. 
    ____ telescopes allow us to study the visible light radiated by the stars.
    • A. 

      Reflecting

    • B. 

      Refracting

    • C. 

      Radio

    • D. 

      Optical

  • 10. 
    A ___ telescope uses concave mirrors to focus light.
    • A. 

      Reflecting

    • B. 

      Refracting

    • C. 

      Radio

    • D. 

      Optical

  • 11. 
    In a ___ telescope, light passes through convex lenses.
    • A. 

      Reflecting

    • B. 

      Refracting

    • C. 

      Radio

    • D. 

      Optical

  • 12. 
     Space stations are
    • A. 

      Space probes

    • B. 

      Satellites

  • 13. 
    The Voyagers are ___ that havetraveled beyond our solar system. 
    • A. 

      Space probes

    • B. 

      Satellites

  • 14. 
    On a ___ astronauts can live and work in space for long periods of time. 
    • A. 

      Space station

    • B. 

      Space shuttle

  • 15. 
     ____ can be used more than once to send people into space.
    • A. 

      Space station

    • B. 

      Space shuttle

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