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Unformatted text preview: 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam ASTR 103 - As tronom Sample E am Fall and Spring Se me s te rs Last Modif icat ion: August 29, 2005 P ea e e ha hi a e e a i a i c ai a d he fi a e a . C e e , i i be he ei f a e af i ded. e e eea Vocabular Ques tions Mark t he let t er of t he correct ans er in t he appropriat e blank on our Scant ron Form. Each of t he 30 quest ions in t his sect ion is ort h 1 point f or a t ot al of 30 point s possible in t his sect ion. The t ot al point s possible on t his e am is 80. 1. cien ific (po e - of- en) no a ion a. All of pace ime and all he ma e and ene g ha occ p pace ime. b. Rep e en a ion of n mbe a a p od c of a n mbe l ing be een one and en ime a po e of en. c. The amo n of ime ince he ligh e ee f om a di an objec a emi ed. d. A po la ed cheme compo ed of ob e a ion , concep , and la conce ning ome a pec of na e ha e plain ob e ed phenomena and ela ion hip be een hem and ha p edica i e capabili ie . 2. nodic pe iod a. The appa en hif in po i ion of a fo eg o nd objec ela i e o backg o nd objec d e o a change of po i ion of he ob e e . b. The ime be een cce i e config a ion of a plane o he Moon a een b an ob e e on he Ea h. c. An imagina phe e ed o ho he appa en loca ion of objec in he k . d. The Ea h' o bi al plane p ojec ed on he cele ial phe e o i i he ann al appa en pa h of he S n on he cele ial phe e. 3. a onomical ni a. The di ance ligh a el in a ac m in one ea . b. The g a i a ionall bo nd collec ion of 100 o 400 billion a of hich he S n i a membe . c. The mean di ance f om he S n o he Ea h ed a a ni of di ance in he Sola S em. d. The S n and all he objec ha o bi i , ch a plane and come . 4. pa alla a. An imagina phe e ed o ho he appa en loca ion of objec in he k . b. The di ance a hich he Ea h/S n di ance ill b end an angle of 1 a c econd. c. The di ance a eled b ligh in one ea . d. The appa en hif in po i ion of a fo eg o nd objec ela i e o backg o nd objec d e o a change of physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html 1/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam . 5. .T E ' S . . T 88 .T E. .A - - . M . 6. .T .T .T S E E . ' . ' / . .T E ' S . 7. .T .T . E ' S . .A .I 8. . . .O .A .A , .F , . . ' , . , - , . 9. .T .A , .O .F ' S. ' , . , . , - , . 10. .F , ; . .A , , . .A ' physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html . 2/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam .A . 11. .F . .E . .E .A . . 12. .A .T .E .E . . . . 13. .A . .M , . .E .D . . 14. .A . .E .D . . .T . 15. .A . .I .M . , . .T . 16. .T J .V . , physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html , , , 3/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam . .T .A . . 17. J .A .O . S S , , S, . .T .R S S S . . 18. .A S .W , . .A S, , . .T , , . .P . 19. .R . .R . .T ( ) . .G G . 20. .R . .T . .A .T E S. , , . 21. .T .A . E , . .T E E 26,000 .T physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html . . 4/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam 22. a a e ag i de . A ga i h ic ea e f he b igh e f a a a i a ea i he . . Ra id ai g e a e i i g a i e e bea f adia i ha i ee a d, i e a igh h e bea , b he a i . . A he i e c i ec i hich a ea a di c e e be f da ab i i e ca ed a di c e e a e e g h . . A b d i a g a ia i a e c e ha ac i e fficie i e ic e e g e ca e he g a i a i a a ac i f he he b d b die i he e c e. 23. H- R diag a . Ga a d d a e ia ha ie i be ee a i he di f Ga a a d he i a . The fi a age i he ife f a a i e a he i e ha a c ea f e , i de , f e i f f he a a e i g i ha i c ea e i i i ic b igh e . . The i i i g face di g a b ac h e i ide f hich hi g ca e ca e a d h he a c ica i i i h ace i e ide. . Diag a f a i hich he a ' i i, i e i ae , i ed agai he e e a e, i e i a e , a d c e i f a i ab he c ea de i 24. i e e a a e .Ag f e ea e a ac i f e i d . A b d i a g a ia i a ac i f he he b . Diag a f ai e e a e, i e . Ga a d d a e ia 25. e ea e fh a ge ha e f ii f aec e ha ac i e d b die i he e c hich he a ' i i, i ae , a d c e i f ha ie i be ee a i d fa ea . fficie e. i e a i ab he di b d ge he b hei i e ic e e g ga a ie . ed b a i e ee a' face fa. a g a ia i a e ca e he g a i a i a i ae , i ed agai he c ea de f Ga a a d he he a ' face i fa. i a ga a ie . - chai . The a e f a a i hich i ge e a e a ch he c ea e e g i i dee i e i a i f i face. . Diag a f a i hich he a ' i i, i e i ae , i ed agai he a ' e e a e, i e i a e , a d c e i f a i ab he c ea de i fa . Se e ce f h ee he c ea eac i ha c i e ia f f h d ge he i c ei i a. .L c f a a ha ha e cea ed c ac i f he i e e a edi a d ha e i i ia ed h f i i hei c e . adia ed face . d ge 26. he a e i ib i . A ga i h ic ea e f he b igh e f a a a i a ea i he . . The a e f a a i hich i ge e a e a ch he c ea e e g i i dee i e i a i adia ed f i face. .L c f a a ha ha e cea ed c ac i f he i e e a edi a d ha e i i ia ed h d ge f i i hei c e . . Se e ce f h ee he c ea eac i ha c i e ia f f h d ge he i c ei i a. physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html 5/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam 27. a. S . b. R , , . c. T d. C H- R , , - . . 28. a. T , , . b. R , , . c. G d. T G . . 29. a. R . b. C ( ) . c. A - - . d. A . 30. Xa. A . b. M G . c. A d. L , . . M l iple-Choice Q e ion Mark t he let t er of t he correct ans er in t he appropriat e blank on our Scant ron Form. Each of t he 50 quest ions in t his sect ion is ort h 1 point . The t ot al point s possible on t his e am is 80. 1. I , .T physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html , 6/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam . .S , . .S , . .A , , , . .R , . 2. T . B G , . . . , V ( , ) . , . . . 3. T . . . . . . . . 4. T S . . . . . . . . 5. I , . . . . S? . . . . 6. I , . . 12 . . 88 7. T . . . - , , . M , . - 3.26 . - , . . physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html . . 7/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam .a f he ab e. 8. If e e ab e ae ec d f a c, h fa i e f igh .) .1 . .1 . . 1 c. . 1 AU. i d ace be f i he a g a di a ce be ee he Ea h a d he S a he S ? (A e ha he Ea h- S i e i a igh a g e e 9. A h gh he P e aic ge ce ic e a a d i a e i f e ce e e h gh f a e g i e, . i a e e be ie ed e e e ea i ; a a hi he i he ce ie f i gP e e e fai ce ai ha he e a S - ce e ed b c d e ha be he ca e. . i a f e i e ac ica a e a , i ce he P e aic e ee edic i e ca abi i . . i a ab e e ade he i e ec a c i be ie e ha he a e a a d e a e eea e ha h e i he ce e ia he e h gh hich igh f he "a i- S " a i ib e. .i a he c ce a de i a ch a he G ee a a hi he A i a ch had de i ed a he i ce ic de i he 3 d ce BC. 10. P ece i i . he cca i . he dai . he i .a e a e e a f he di ec i f i f he Ea h. i ig i f he Ea h. f he Ea h a g i bi a a h. c ica i f he Ea h' a i f a i . 11. The a e age di a ce f . 1.5 108 . . 1.5 106 . . 1.5 109 . . 0.15 10-8 . 12. The i f he Ea h' e a . 23.5 . . 5.2 . . 0.5 a c i e . . 90 . he Ea h ea i e he S , 150,000,000 i bi a , ca be i e i cie ific ai a a e i ab 13. A c ai ca be ade ha Ke e a he fi i he i e f de cie i . Wha did he d c ib e de e e ch a de ig a i ? . He b i hed i ab a , e i 1543 a d he he i 1687. . He a gh a he a ic a d a i he U i e i f T bi ge , hich a e f he fi i e i ie i E e. . He b d e e d hi a f a ea i de i ed ba ica f Ma a a e , i.e., he ade he ie a a . physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html 8/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam .H 14. O . . . . . K . S . S . S 15. F . . . . S. ,K U ,N , P . S. S S . . 16. V G , .V .V , .V . M 17. I ' E M , .A , S. M, M. E . S E . ' E . . . . ( ), . . . . 18. W . . ' NOT ? M ' , M ' , M E , M . ' . . . E M -M ' 5 19. T . . . . 20. I S. E ' . . . . . , . . . . . . . . physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html 9/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam 21. The egi f a i e he S . e e g ge e a i g c e. .c a. .h he e. . h d ge c ec i e. e ib e f he e i i f he i i i ca ed he 22. F he S . he ec f he h he e i a ab i ec . . he Ba e e ie f h d ge i c ea i ib e i he h he ic ec . i b da e i g i ie ha e e a e dec i e a d h gh he h . a f he ab e. . he e. 23. S a a e . e f- g a i a i g a d e f- i ga e b die . . b die i e he S , e bei g e a i e a d c ide ab e bei g e a i e. .e ib e f he e i f he che ica e e e be d h d ge a d he i i he U i e e. . a f he ab e. 24. The f da e a e h d . he e fc .D e effec . . a a ac ic he e . i i ed a e e g h e 25. A a e ag . he b igh e . he e e a . he b igh e . a f he ab f de e i i g he di a ce f ai. . ii i fh g a hic e f a de e d i he . i de i a ea e f f a a a i a ea i he . e f he a h he e. aa d ha e if i a ca ed a a di a ce f 32.6 e. 26. S face e e a e f a . ca be de e i ed f a ica i f he Wie ' a , he S efa - B ec a e e g di ib i f a a . . ca be de e i ed f he ec a e. . ie be ee 3000 50,000 K. . a f he ab e. 10 c f a a, he S . Pa c ' a 27. The fac ha e g h f ab i ie de e a , i g - i i ed a d d b - i i ed a f a a i a c e e ce f. . diffe e e e a e i he h he e f a . . diffe e che ica c i i i he h he e f a . . diffe e i i ie f a. . a f he ab e. he a 28. F he ha e, id h, a d e g h f ab i i e i ec a, a e ca i fe . ad he a i , e i e ce f ea f ga , a d a i f he a . he che ica c ii fa a ' h he e physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html 10/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam . . ' 29. T . . . . , , . . . . 30. T H- R S . . . . . 30 15 . S. . 31. V . . G . . . . . . 32. S . . . . -G , , OB . . . . 33. H I . H II ,HI , H II . . .HI . . 34. T . . . . 35. T H II , , HI . H II . U . . . . , " ," ( ) , physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html 11/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam . . . . - . - - - . . . 36. F . , . . . . . " " . . 37. T . . . . . - . . . 38. T C . . . . 39. E . - N ? , . . , . , 100 . ' , ( ) ; , . . ; . . ; . . 40. A . . . . 41. S . .. . . 42. T . ; . 0 K. , . . . G - F M G - . G . . G physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html . 12/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam . .O B . , . . . 43. T G . . ( G K . . , .) . , G . . G G , . 44. A . . . . - . . . . 45. I , . . . . 46. W . . . . . . . H II . ? . . . . 47. T . . . . H . . . . 48. L . . . . G 49. T . - , . . . . , , physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html , 13/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam . . , - , H- R , . . ' . . . 50. D ,, ? . . . . . H II . , . . 51. W .T ? . ) .T ( . .E . . . 52. T . . . . . . " " . . 53. Q . . . . . . 54. H . . . . . . ' . . . - - H 55. W .W . ? , . physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html 14/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam . On he cale of billion of ligh ea , gala ie a e mo e homogeneo l di ib ed han he a e on malle cale . . On he cale i e of he i ible ni e e, indi id al gala ie a e in ignifican l mall (abo one ho and h of a pe cen ). . all of he abo e. 56. Which of he follo ing a emen i e? . The co mic backg o nd adia ion appea o be coming f om all di ec ion in pace i h he ame in en i . . The gho - like o ld of he co mic backg o nd adia ion e i all abo , and e doe no in e ac i h he a majo i of o ph ical e i ence. . Beca e he ni e e appea o be i o opic e a me i o be homogeneo in he co mological p inciple. . all of he abo e. 57. The h ee pe of geome . E clidean. . phe ical. . h pe bolic. . all of he abo e. ha a i e in con ide a ion of F iedmann' co mological model a e 58. Which of he follo ing i e? . The ni e e ha no cen e and no edge. . I i h o gh he heo of gene al ela i i ha e hope o nde and h he ni e e a ed off o e fla and moo h in o de ha i po e ho e p ope ie no , ince gene al ela i i i a comple e heo ho e ma hema ical la e e in ope a ion befo e, d ing, and af e he big bang. . Acco ding o Ein ein' concep of pace and ime, he e i pace be ond he ni e e, and he e i ime befo e and af e he ni e e, i.e. pace and ime a e ab ol e independen of he ni e e. . all of he abo e. 59. Se e al p oblem e i in ing o fi F iedmann' big bang co mological model o he ob e ed ni e e. The e p oblem a e kno n a he fla ne p oblem- - he p e en geome of he ni e e i inc edibl clo e o E clidean- - and he moo hne p oblem- - he ni e e i ama ingl homogeneo . Wh a e he e con ide ed p oblem ? . A fla E clidean and homogeneo ni e e i highl imp obable ince i i b one of a do ble infini of model in F iedmann' co molog . . H bble' la i incon i en i h a fla , homogeneo ni e e in a m ch a pace ime ho ld be a ped acco ding o he la . . The p oblem eall em f om he a i de of ce ain co mologi ho a e bia ed in hei opinion again a fla , homogeneo ni e e. . all of he abo e. 60. de Si e ' co . de S i e ' . de S i e ' . de Si e ' mological model diffe ed f om ha of Ein ein in ha a ? ni e e con ain no ma e he ea Ein ein' doe . ni e e i open he ea Ein ein' i clo ed. ni e e p edic a eloci - di ance ela ion hip he ea Ein ein' physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html ni e e i a ic. 15/16 1/15/12 Astronomy - Sample Exam d. all of the abo e. Ph sics & Ast ronom Depart ment , George Mason Univ ersit Maint ained b J. C. Ev ans; j ev [email protected] physics.gmu.edu/ jevans/astr103/Exams/a103_sample_exam.html 16/16 ...
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