Quiz: Astronomy Questions For 9th-grade

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Quiz: Astronomy Questions For 9th-grade

Astronomy is the study of celestial objects such as planets, comets, stars, etc. Are you in ninth grade and have just read astronomy and want to review what you already learned? These 9th-grade astronomy questions and facts will help you through the process; give them a shot and keep an eye out for others like it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the Big Bang Theory? 
    • A. 

      A theory suggesting our Universe came to be throughout a massive explosion, expanding ever-outwards after being confined to a single atom for billions of years.

    • B. 

      A TV show

    • C. 

      A Theory suggesting that Earth was created in a big explosion about 3 billion years ago.

  • 2. 
    The Moon is a Satelite. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    There are three types of galaxies: Spiral, Elliptical, and 
  • 4. 
    Our Universe consits of only about 4% atoms. How much of it is Dark Matter and Dark Energy?
    • A. 

      80% Dark Matter, 16% Dark Energy

    • B. 

      74% Dark Energy, 22% Dark Matter

    • C. 

      94% Dark Energy, 2% Dark Matter

    • D. 

      What is Dark Matter and Energy?

  • 5. 
    Units of Distance in Space is measured in 
    • A. 

      Kilowatt Hours (KWH)

    • B. 

      Light Years (LY)

    • C. 

      Gigameters (GM)

  • 6. 
    Nuclear Fusion occurs during the Protostar phase in a star's life.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Check all of the following star life phases that can occur during a massive star's life (100x the sun) , after the supernova. 
    • A. 

      Black Hole

    • B. 

      White Dwarf

    • C. 

      Red Supergiant

    • D. 

      Neutron Star

    • E. 

      Big Bang

  • 8. 
    A galaxy is a collection of gas, dust, stars and planets held together by 
  • 9. 
    Select any of the following that are part of the Electromagnetic Spectrum 
    • A. 

      Gamma Rays

    • B. 

      String Rays

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet Light

    • D. 

      Infrared Light

    • E. 

      Hypnotic Light

    • F. 

      Visible Light

    • G. 

      Radio Waves

    • H. 

      Microwaves

  • 10. 
    It is believed that this type of galaxy is often the oldest and biggest. 
    • A. 

      Irregular

    • B. 

      Spiral

    • C. 

      Elliptical

    • D. 

      Milky Way

  • 11. 
    When an object is moving closer to us, it appears red-shifted in colour. When an object is moving away from us, it appears blue-shifted in colour. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Meteors, Meteorites, and Meteriods are all the same thing.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Ms. DesRoches is a super swag.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      True

    • C. 

      True

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