Do You Know Your Galaxies?

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Do You Know Your Galaxies? - Quiz

Quiz for week 2 of unit 1 "Galaxies"


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What type of Galaxy is this? 
    • A. 

      Diffuse galaxy

    • B. 

      Irregular galaxy

    • C. 

      Glitter galaxy

    • D. 

      Barred Spiral galaxy

    • E. 

      Elliptical galaxy

  • 2. 
    What type of galaxy is this?
  • 3. 
    IF you look outside at night to see a galaxy it is
    • A. 

      Very easy because of their shape

    • B. 

      Very hard because they look like stars

    • C. 

      Very hard because they are invisible

    • D. 

      Very easy because of their color

  • 4. 
    A galaxy that looks like an egg is called a/an
    • A. 

      Irregular galaxy

    • B. 

      Ovular galaxy

    • C. 

      Elliptical galaxy

    • D. 

      Spiral galaxy

  • 5. 
    A galaxy that has no defined shape is called
    • A. 

      An odd galaxy

    • B. 

      A spiral galaxy

    • C. 

      An irregular galaxy

    • D. 

      An elliptical galaxy

  • 6. 
    This is a picture of
    • A. 

      A sun

    • B. 

      A spiral galaxy

    • C. 

      An elliptical galaxy

    • D. 

      An irregular galaxy

  • 7. 
    What is this a picture of?
    • A. 

      A sun

    • B. 

      A spiral galaxy

    • C. 

      An elliptical galaxy

    • D. 

      A twirl galaxy

  • 8. 
    What galaxy has arms and a center bulge?
    • A. 

      An elliptical galaxy

    • B. 

      An arm galaxy

    • C. 

      A barred spiral galaxy

    • D. 

      An irregular galaxy

  • 9. 
    Our galaxy's shape is called a _________________ galaxy
    • A. 

      Irregular

    • B. 

      Elliptical

    • C. 

      Twirl

    • D. 

      Spiral

  • 10. 
    What is the correct order of the objects from smallest to largest?
    • A. 

      Solar system, universe, galaxy

    • B. 

      Galaxy, universe, solar system

    • C. 

      Solar system. galaxy, universe

    • D. 

      Universe, galaxy, solar system

  • 11. 
    There are about how many galaxies in the universe?
    • A. 

      Hundreds

    • B. 

      Thousands

    • C. 

      Millions

    • D. 

      Billions

  • 12. 
    There are about how many stars in a galaxy?
    • A. 

      Hundreds

    • B. 

      Thousands

    • C. 

      Millions

    • D. 

      Billions

  • 13. 
    Have we ever taken a picture of the whole Milky Way galaxy?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No, and probably not for a very long time

    • C. 

      No, but we will in the near future

  • 14. 
    What are galaxies catagorized by?
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Shape

    • C. 

      Amount of stars

    • D. 

      Size

  • 15. 
    Galaxies gather in groups called _____________________________?
  • 16. 
    Our galaxy  is one of about 30 galaxies that make a small cluster called the _____________     ___________________.
  • 17. 
    Larger groups of galaxies that can measure more than 100 million light years across are called what?
  • 18. 
    Name the only three spiral galaxies in our cluster of galaxies
    • A. 

      Milky Way Galaxy, Bode's Galaxy, Comet Galaxy

    • B. 

      Andromedia Galaxy, Milky Way Galaxy, Triangulum Galaxy

    • C. 

      Triangulum Galaxy, Milky Way Galaxy, Sombrero Galaxy

  • 19. 
    Galaxies are enormous groups of stars held together by _______________
  • 20. 
    Galaxies begin as huge masses of ?
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