AST test _1 A.answers

AST test _1 A.answers - Winter 2010 AST 2010 First Exam, M,...

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Winter 2010 AST 2010 First Exam, M, Feb 8, 12:50-2:40 Prof A. M. Saperstein Winter 2010 AST 2010 First Exam, M, Feb 8, 12:50-2:40 Prof A. M. Saperstein Name____________________________________________________________ This is a closed book exam. All use of notes, books, or reference to other students or their papers is strictly forbidden. Honest communication and lack of plagiarism is the hall mark of science and will be strictly enforced in this science class. There are 51 multiple choice questions on this exam sheet. Copy – carefully – the answer you choose for each question onto the Scantron sheet which has been provided to you; make sure that your name and student ID are carefully entered onto the Scantron sheet. You may keep the question sheet; the corrected Scantron sheet will be returned to you. The correct answers will be posted to the course Blackboard immediately after the exam. 1. The correct answer to this question is “a”. 2. Which list gives the size of the orbit from smallest to largest? a. Mercury, Earth, Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, Neptune, Pluto b. Jupiter, Uranus, Earth, Mars, Pluto c. Earth, Jupiter, Mercury, Mars, Uranus, Pluto *d. Mercury, Earth, Mars, Saturn, Neptune, Pluto    3.Galaxies are moving away from each other is evidence for the _______ . a. Galaxy cluster b. Dark energy c. Dark matter *d. Big bang 4. What is 10 a  x 10 b  equal to? a. 10  a-b *b. 10  a+b c. 10  a/b d. 10  a x b 5. The neutral particle in the nucleus a. Atom b. Protons *c. Neutrons d. Electrons e. Neutrino 6. I. The celestial equator lies directly above the Earth’s equator  II. Polaris lies just above the south pole  III. The lines of declination run parallel to the celestial equator  IV. Stars near the celestial poles appear to move in circles.  *a. Only 2 is false b. Only 3 and 4 are true
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Winter 2010 AST 2010 First Exam, M, Feb 8, 12:50-2:40 Prof A. M. Saperstein c. Only 1 is true d. All are true e. Only 1 and 3 are true 7. The Sun crosses your zenith during the summer solstice if you were standing on the  ________. a. Arctic circle *b. Tropic of Cancer c. Tropic of Capricorn d. Equator e. Prime Meridian  8. If its winter in the southern hemisphere and you live south of the _____ in the southern  hemisphere, you will have 24 hrs of sunlight. a. Arctic circle b. Tropic of Cancer c. Tropic of Capricorn d. Equator *e. Antarctic circle 9. When the moon is at opposition to the sun and in the plane of the ecliptic, a _________ will result. a. Partial lunar eclipse
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