Layer Of The Sun

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Sun Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz that represents some of the content covered in the final test.   These questions are considered easy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the outermost layer of the sun?
    • A. 

      Convective zone

    • B. 

      Radiative zone

    • C. 

      Photosphere

    • D. 

      Core

  • 2. 
    What layer of the Sun is the hottest?
    • A. 

      Convective zone

    • B. 

      Radiative zone

    • C. 

      Photosphere

    • D. 

      Core

  • 3. 
    As you go deeper in the sun, what happens to the temperature?
    • A. 

      Temperature will decrease

    • B. 

      Temperature will remain constant

    • C. 

      Temperature will increase

  • 4. 
    Which of the following does not occur in nuclear fusion?
    • A. 

      Energy is released

    • B. 

      Mass is released

    • C. 

      Mass is gained

    • D. 

      Subatomic particles like protons and neutrons crash into each other

  • 5. 
    Why does nuclear fusion only happen in the core?
    • A. 

      The core is very hot

    • B. 

      The core is the coolest part

    • C. 

      The core has the most hydrogen for fusion

    • D. 

      The core is the largest part of the sun

  • 6. 
    Why can larger stars fuse larger atoms together?
    • A. 

      They have a lower pressure so they are cooler

    • B. 

      They have more hydrogen

    • C. 

      They have a higher pressure so they have a higher temperature

  • 7. 
    What is the largest element the Sun will be able to make?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen

    • B. 

      Helium

    • C. 

      Oxygen

    • D. 

      Berylium

  • 8. 
    The hottest stars in the sky are large.  What color are most of these very hot stars?
    • A. 

      Red

    • B. 

      Blue

    • C. 

      White

  • 9. 
    Our Sun will eventually die off.  What will it be at the point that it stops nuclear fusion?
    • A. 

      Blue giant

    • B. 

      Red supergiant

    • C. 

      White dwarf

    • D. 

      Red dwarf

  • 10. 
    Stars that are in the red giant region are considered ___________. (fill in the blank)
    • A. 

      Young

    • B. 

      Primordial

    • C. 

      Old

    • D. 

      Dead

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