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Answers are listed at the bottom. These questions are to give you an idea of the type of questions that will be asked. They are not a complete study guide and are not a substitute for studying class outlines, pictures, and the assigned readings. 1. The age of the universe can be calculated by using which of the following formulas in conjunction with data from far away galaxies: A. time = luminosity/distance B. time = distance/velocity C. time = speed of light/distance D. time = distance/speed of light 2. What specific information is necessary for calculating the age of the universe using the correct equation from the previous question? A. luminosity, blue shift of light B. speed of light, red shift of light C. luminosity, red shift of light D. speed of light, luminosity 3. All nonradioactive elements lighter than_________ can form from fusion in stars, whereas heavier elements form by explosive nucleosynthesis. A. titanium
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B. iron C. aluminum D.uranium 4. Our sun will explode as a supernova in about 4 or 5 billion years. A. True B. False 5. Evidence for a supernova explosion triggering the collapse of the nebular dust cloud that formed our solar system includes: A. observation of present supernova explosions. B. calculations made by astrophyicists. C. the ratio of parent to daughter nuclides of uranium and lead. D. the presence of Mg
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GEOL 102 taught by Professor Dontremember during the Spring '08 term at WVU.

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