Test Form: B
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 4
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. Most of the asteroids are located:
A. between

Astronomy 301 Fall 2013
Homework 3
Due Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2013
Write your name and EID on every page of your homework. If your homework runs to more
than one page, please staple the pages together.
NOTE: You are encouraged to work together on

Test Form: B
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 5
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. Why is 0 degrees on the Kelvin temperature sc

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 5
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. Suppose two stars are identical in every resp

Test Form: B
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 2
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. The
A.
B.
C.
D.
Astronomical Unit is:
a star

Astronomy 301 Fall 2013
Homework 4
Due Date: Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Write your name and EID on every page of your homework. If your homework runs to more
than one page, please staple the pages together.
NOTE: You are encouraged to work together on the

Astronomy 301 Fall 2013
Homework 6
Due Date: Wednesday, October 16, 2013
Write your name and EID on every page of your homework. If your homework runs to more
than one page, please staple the pages together.
NOTE: You are encouraged to work together on th

Test Form: B
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 9
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. What event defines when a protostar becomes a

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 2
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. What is the approximate radius of Neptune's o

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 4
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. The
A.
B.
C.
D.
source of the energy that hea

Test Form: B
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 3
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. What is the typical speed that continents mov

Astronomy 301 Fall 2013
Homework 10
Due Date: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Write your name and EID on every page of your homework. If your homework runs to more
than one page, please staple the pages together.
NOTE: You are encouraged to work together on

Astronomy 301 Fall 2013
Homework 2
Due Date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Write your name and EID on every page of your homework. If your homework runs to more
than one page, please staple the pages together.
NOTE: You are encouraged to work together on

Astronomy 301 Fall 2013
Homework 5
Due Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Write your name and EID on every page of your homework. If your homework runs to more
than one page, please staple the pages together.
NOTE: You are encouraged to work together on the

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 3
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. Why are the oldest rocks on the Moon older th

Answers to Math Practice Homework
1. Zippy the snail travels 6 inches in 1 minute. What is its speed in millimeters/second?
There are 25.4 mm/inch, so 6 inches is 152.4 mm. And there are 60 seconds in 1
minute. So the speed is 152.4 mm/60.0 s = 2.54 mm/s.

Test Form: B
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 13
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. What observation shows that the energy sourc

Test Form: B
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 12
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. What best describes the motions of stars in

Astronomy 301 Fall 2013
Homework 7
Due Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Write your name and EID on every page of your homework. If your homework runs to more
than one page, please staple the pages together.
NOTE: You are encouraged to work together on th

Astronomy 301 Fall 2013
Homework 8
Due Date: Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Write your name and EID on every page of your homework. If your homework runs to more
than one page, please staple the pages together.
NOTE: You are encouraged to work together on th

Astronomy 301 Fall 2013
Homework 11
Due Date: Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Write your name and EID on every page of your homework. If your homework runs to more
than one page, please staple the pages together.
NOTE: You are encouraged to work together on

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 6
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. A neon light contains a hot, low-density gas

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 7
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. What is the chemical composition of
A. 23% hy

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 10
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. What happens to the iron core of an evolved

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 11
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. If light from a distant star passes close to

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 13
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. Radio maps of QSOs often show lobes of radio

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 12
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. The
A.
B.
C.
D.
globular clusters in spiral

Test Form: A
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 9
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. Which of the following provides a method for

Test Form: B
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 6
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
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1. What is the typical average density of a red

Test Form: B
Astronomy 301
Fall 2013, MWF 10 AM
Week 8
Instructions: Choose the single best answer to each question and mark your answer on the answer sheet. Answer
every question.
Time Limit: 10 minutes.
20
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1. A nuclear reaction produces 9 1 0
r eactio