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Dear Astronomy 100 Students Here are the answers to the questions on the spring 1979 first midterm exam that are relevant for this semester's first mid-term exam. This exam is dated 13 March 1979. Please note that the answers to the questions which are relevant to this term's third mid-term exam are also listed in a separate file. Question # choice # comments 1 3 This question begins "Our system of measuring numbers ..." 2 2 This question begins "Cave paintings have been discovered..." 3 4 All of the above 4 1 The Chinese 5 4 The sundial 6 2 The Celestial Poles 7 2 Directly overhead 8 5 Seven 9 1 The earth is revolving around the sun and rotating about its axis simultaneously. 10 2 Retrograde Motion 11 3 Because the moon's orbit is tipped with respect to the earth's orbital plane. 12 2 The Ecliptic Plane 13 3 The Zodiac 14 1 the axis is tipped at an angle with respect to the orbital plane 15 3 winter solstice, vernal equinox, summer solstice 16 3 Because Portland was directly in the central portion of the moon's shadow and Los Angeles was slightly to
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