Gases/Gaseous objects/Earth/Quiz

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Earth as a gaseous object is a lecture about a specific astronomical, chemical, and physical entity composed mostly of gases at least as detected. It is also a lecture as part of the radiation astronomy department series on object astronomy.

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Quiz[edit | edit source]


1 Which of the following is associated with balloon astronomy?

a long-duration platform
ULDB project
the Moon
a low-cost, quick-response method
lighter-than-air gas
launched where the scientist needs to conduct the experiment

2 Yes or No, Atmospheric astronomy has three basic aspects: astronomy conducted through an atmosphere, astronomy of an atmosphere, and astronomy conducted using an atmosphere.


3 Chemistry phenomena associated with gaseous astronomy are

at least three-quarters of the human genome

4 Yes or No, At least in emission sodium astronomy, Mercury is a dwarf gaseous object.


5 When ionization cones are present, what green characteristics are usually readily observed?

O III green emission line
green continua
biconical structure
a common cone axis and apex
ionized gas
neon clouds

6 Yes or No, Atmospheric astronomy determines whether gaseous objects have layers or spherical portions predominantly composed of gas.


7 Which chemical phenomenon are associated with the Earth?

quartz is the second most abundant mineral
an atmosphere containing CO2
green, red, blue, and yellow airglow
the production and escape of hot H+ ions
oxygen emissions
helium ions

8 Before the current era and perhaps before 6,000 b2k which classical gaseous planet may have been green?

9 Which of the following are associated with the Earth control group?

rocky objects
gaseous objects
plasma objects
a photosphere
watery surface

10 Yes or No, The Earth's shadow or Earth shadow (also sometimes known as the dark segment) are names for the shadow that the Earth itself casts on its atmosphere.


11 Which of the following are radiation astronomy phenomena associated with the gaseous-object Earth?

Voyager 2
blue rays
neutron emission
polar coronal holes
meteor emission

12 True or False, Neptune is considered a gaseous planet because it is in orbit around a star.


13 Evidence that demonstrates that a model or idea for gaseous objects versus a control group is feasible is called a


14 A collimated stream, spurt or flow of liquid or gas or plasma in a narrow cone of particles?

15 Complete the text:

A short or

realization of a certain

or idea to

a treament's feasibility for gaseous objects is called a proof of


16 Yes or No, The number of molecules of a compound per a molecule of hydrogen is called the mixing ratio.


17 Complete the text:

A proof-of-concept structure for gaseous objects, including a control group, consists of

, procedures, findings, and


18 Complete the text:

When imaged in visible light Jupiter appears like a gas

rather than a


19 The spectrum of gaseous methane at 77 K in the 1.1-2.6 µm region is a benchmark for

20 True or False, A layer of gases that may surround a material body and is held in place by buoyancy is called an atmosphere.


21 Which of the following is not a studied characteristic of astrogeography?

backyard astronomy
cumulus clouds
"the expanse of space that seems to be over the earth like a dome"
sea level

22 Which geographical phenomena are associated with the Earth?

quartz is the second most abundant mineral
an atmosphere containing CO2
a north geographic and magnetic pole
a rotational axis
a prime meridian
a cycle of lower temperatures in each latitudinal hemisphere
a cycle of higher temperatures in each longitudinal hemisphere

23 Phenomena associated with HESS?

has a gaseous surface
currently-operating installation on Mars
exploration of gamma-ray sources
located on the Cranz family farm

24 True or False, Jupiter is a gaseous astronomical object in orbit around the Moon.


25 Complete the text:

Match up the object viewed in the ultraviolet with its image:
Sun's chromosphere- L
calcite - M
Venus - N
Earth - O
Jupiter's aurora - P
Jupiter - Q
Io - R
Saturn - S
Betelgeuse - T
Mira - U
LAB-1 - V
Messier 101 - W


Mira the star-by Nasa alt crop.jpg


Aurora Saturn.jpg


Lyman-alpha blob LAB-1.jpg

Betelgeuse star hubble-580x580.jpg

Hubble Space Telescope Image of Fragment BDGLNQ12R Impacts.jpg

Earth in ultraviolet from the Moon (S72-40821).jpg

Calcite LongWaveUV HAGAM.jpg

M101 UIT.gif


26 Which of the following is not a phenomenon associated with the ionosphere?

above the mesosphere
chemical ions
chemical elements like oxygen and nitrogen
an ever increasing number of hydrogen ions with altitude
the process of ionization
magnetite particles

Hypotheses[edit | edit source]

  1. Gaseous objects in the interplanetary medium have their shapes affected by the solar wind.

See also[edit | edit source]

External links[edit | edit source]

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