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CurrentID: - PDF: File:Quizbankqb_AstroWikipediaAstronomy2.pdf

See special:permalink/1863369 for a wikitext version of this quiz.

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Required images: [[file:Wikiversity-logo-en.svg|45px]][[File:Ant Nebula.jpg|45px]][[File:grav.lens1.arp.750pix.jpg|45px]]

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Attribution for each question is documented in the Appendix}
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\question \includegraphics[width=0.3\textwidth]{Ant-Nebula.png}What is this? \ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863369}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice the magnetic field of Venus
\choice colliding galaxies
\choice a supernovae remnant
\choice the magnetic field of Saturn
\CorrectChoice a dying star
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\question An active galaxy is emitting a significant amount of its energy from \_\_\_\_\_\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863369}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice magnetism
\CorrectChoice gravity
\choice nuclear fusion
\choice nuclear fission
\choice exploding stars
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\question Wihlem Conrad Rontgen, a pioneer in X-rays is famous for his photo of \ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863369}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice a double star
\CorrectChoice his wife
\choice Barnard's star
\choice The Sun
\choice a supernovae
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\question Earth based infrared observatories tend to be located in\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863369}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice underground
\choice where the air is cold
\CorrectChoice where the air is dry
\choice near the equator
\choice near the north and south poles
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\question The shortest wavelength of electromagnetic radiation is associated with\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863369}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice X-rays
\choice blue light
\choice infrared
\CorrectChoice gamma rays
\choice ultra violet
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\question \includegraphics[width=0.3\textwidth]{grav-lens1-arp.png}What are the blue things in this figure?\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863369}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice a globular cluster
\choice an open cluster of stars
\choice a cluster of galaxy
\CorrectChoice one galaxy
\choice none of these is correct
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\question Most of the \_\_\_\_\_\_ that astronomers observe from Earth is seen in the form of synchrotron radiation, which is produced when electrons oscillate around magnetic fields.\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863369}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice meteors
\choice photons
\CorrectChoice radio waves
\choice energy
\choice meteorites
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\question Most gamma rays are\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863369}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\CorrectChoice in bursts
\choice from cold stars
\choice from the Sun
\choice the Andromeda galaxy
\choice from hot stars
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\question Studies in the infrared are useful for objects that are\ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863369}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\choice associated with supernovae
\choice in our own galaxy
\CorrectChoice cold
\choice inside the solar system
\choice in other galaxies
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\question The best place to observe neutrinos is \ifkey\endnote{ placed in Public Domain by Guy Vandegrift: {\url{https://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/special:permalink/1863369}}}\fi
\begin{choices}
\CorrectChoice underground
\choice near the north and south poles
\choice near the equator
\choice where the air is dry
\choice where the air is cold
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