Interplanetary medium/Quiz

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Hubble's Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 snapped this new image of Vesta on May 14 and 16, 2007. Credit: NASA; ESA; L. McFadden and J.Y. Li (University of Maryland, College Park); M. Mutchler and Z. Levay (Space Telescope Science Institute, Baltimore); P. Thomas (Cornell University); J. Parker and E.F. Young (Southwest Research Institute); and C.T. Russell and B. Schmidt (University of California, Los Angeles).

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1

Which of the following are cosmogonical phenomenon associated with the Sun, or solar system?

watery abyss
aphrodite
Hermeneutes
cold dark matter
Heracles
unseen mass
Silver age

2

Complete the text:

Match up the item letter with each of the possibilities below:
Balloons - A
Sounding rockets - B
Aircraft assisted launches - C
Orbital rocketry - D
Shuttle payload - E
Heliocentric rocketry - F
Exploratory rocketry - G
Lunar rover - H
Ranger 5

microcalorimeter arrays

.
MeV Auroral X-ray Imaging and Spectroscopy

.
Lunokhod 2

.
ALEXIS

.
Ulysses

.
Broad Band X-Ray Telescope

.
Solar Heliospheric Observatory

.

3

The relative abundances of solar cosmic rays reflect those of the solar

4

Complete the text:

Match up the type of Sun system astrogony with each of the possibilities below:
Babylonian epic story of creation - A
a primordial or first Greek god - B
the primeval chaos - C
creation of heaven and earth - D
Greek god personifying the sky - E
Cronus (Saturn) castrating his father - F
separation of the waters by a firmament

.
Chaos magno

.
Uranus

.
watery abyss

.
Ouranos

Enuma Elish

.

5

True or False, The visible path of a meteoroid that has entered the Earth's atmosphere is called a meteorite.

TRUE
FALSE

6

Which phenomena are associated with the heliosphere?

a region of space where the interstellar medium is blown away by the solar wind
a bubble in space
virtually all the material emanates from the Sun itself
Voyager 2
Voyager 1
the termination shock

7

Yes or No, According to Hesiod's Theogony, Uranus was conceived by Gaia alone, but other sources cite Aether as his father.

TRUE
FALSE

8

A natural rocky source of chemicals from the sky to the ground may originate from what astronomical source?

Jupiter
the solar wind
the diffuse X-ray background
Mount Redoubt in Alaska
the asteroid belt
the International Space Station

9

That part of outer space between planets and their star(s) is called the?

10

Which of the following phenomena are associated with Venus?

separate stars, Phosphorus, the morning star, and Hesperus, the evening star
locally available carving tools
the ionosphere was observed to become elongated downstream, rather like a long-tailed comet, during a rare period of very low density solar outflow
Lucifer, literally "Light-Bringer", and Vesper
currently dormant volcanoes only on the Sun-facing side
a breathable atmosphere

11

True or False, Chemical ions above the Earth's atmosphere, moving at very high speeds constitute the interplanetary medium.

TRUE
FALSE

12

Chemistry phenomena associated with astronomy are

at least three-quarters of the human genome
molecules
atmospheres
pressure
ions
plastic

13

With respect to the zodiacal light which group of middle-easterners worshipped it?

14

Which of the following refer to an aspect of current cosmogonic models?

fragmentation of asteroids
accretion
Mars
Jupiter
transformation by accretion
kilometer-size objects
hyperbolic comets
asteroid belt
bodies comparable in size to the Earth

15

Complete the text:

The majority of known asteroids orbit the Sun between the orbits of

and

.

16

One of the substances discovered in the tail by spectroscopic analysis was the toxic gas

17

True or False, Pluto is in the Kuiper belt.

TRUE
FALSE

18

Which of the following is characteristic of the scattered disc

a distant region of the solar system
the dwarf planet Eris
orbital eccentricites ranging up to 0.8
inclinations as high as 50°
perihelia greater than 30 AU
Dysnomia

19

True or False, A new cosmogony predicts that all particles in one stream have the same mineral composition.

TRUE
FALSE

20

A cloud at nearly a quarter of the distance to Proxima Centauri is called the

21

The point where the interstellar medium and solar wind pressures balance is called the

22

Which of the following are associated with electromagnetics?

angular momentum transfer
solar wind
protons
electrons
the baryon neutrino
charge neutralization

23

True or False, Fluxes of ions should be measurable from a detector in a 100 km lunar orbit.

TRUE
FALSE

24

Complete the text:

Match up the item letter with each of the cosmogonic possibilities below:
interior models of the giant planets - A
high interest for cosmogony, geophysics and nuclear physics - B
hierarchical accumulation - C
clouds and globular clusters - D
cosmic helium abundance - E
deuterium fusion - F
a large deficiency of light elements - G
after galactic sized systems had collapsed - H
the motions of hydrogen

formation of luminous quasars

.
stars with an initial mass less than the solar mass

.
rotating liquid drops

.
primordial is less than 26 per cent

.
a solar mixture of elements dominated by hydrogen and helium gas

.
around 13 Jupiter masses

.
smaller rocky objects

.

25

The process of bombardment-induced surface alteration or damage is called.

26

True or False, The primeval chaos consisted of a plasma abyss.

TRUE
FALSE

27

On 19 May 1910, the Earth actually passed through the tail of what comet.

28

Random fluctuations in the intensity of radio waves of celestial origin, on a timescale of a few seconds is referred to as interplanetary?

29

True or False, An oxygen isotope discrepancy was noted forty years ago in a stony meteorite that exploded over Pueblito de Allende, Mexico.

TRUE
FALSE


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. This research learning resource could be re-titled to Astronomy/Mediums/Interplanetaries

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External links[edit]

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