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AS 101 QUIZ #1 (Correct answers appear in bold green ) Question 1 1 / 1 point What is the definition of an astronomical unit? Question options: A) Any large number. B) The distance that light travels in one year C) The average distance between the Earth and the sun D) The distance between the sun and Alpha Centauri. E) The average distance between the Earth and the Moon.
Question 2 1 / 1 point The number 7.14 X 10 6 is equivalent to which of the following?
Question 3 1 / 1 point Using what you have learned, rank the following objects from smallest to largest (1=smallest,4=largest): Earth, Milky Way Galaxy, solar system, sun. __3__ Solar System
__4__ Milky Way Galaxy __1__ Earth __2__ Sun Question 4 1 / 1 point Rank the following objects from smallest to largest (1=smallest): galaxy, filament, cluster, planet, star. __2__ Star __4__ Cluster __3__ Galaxy __1__ Planet __5__ Filament Question 5 2 / 2 points The sun is about 400 times farther from the Earth than the moon is. How many seconds does it take light from the moon to reach the earth? (Hint: remember that we figured out in class how long it takes