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Homework 9 and 10 (Prof. Paris)
Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. Eris and Ceres are examples of:
a. asteroids
b. dwarf planets
c.
d.
comets
meteor showers
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Homework 17-18 (Prof. Paris, Astronomy)
Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. In 1952, chemists Harold Urey and Stanley Miller mixed ammonia, methane, and hydroge
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Homework 7 and 8 (Professor Paris, Astronomy)
Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. Why did the terrestrial planets lose their primary atmospheres?
a. Their low g
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Homework 11 and 12 (Astronomy, Prof. Paris)
Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. The majority of the Suns energy comes from:
a. gravitational contraction
c.
b. i
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Homework 15 and 16 (Prof. Paris)
Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. We classify galaxies by:
a. their true shapes
b. how they appear in the sky
2. Elliptical galax
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Homework 15 and 16 (Prof. Paris)
Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. We classify galaxies by:
a. their true shapes
b. how they appear in the sky
2. Elliptical galax
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Class: _
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Homework 15 and 16 (Prof. Paris)
Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. We classify galaxies by:
a. their true shapes
b. how they appear in the sky
2. Elliptical galax
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Class: _
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ID: A
Homework (1 and 2)
Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. One of the nearest stars is Alpha Centauri, whose distance is 4.4 light-years. The time it takes light to
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5-6
Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. Examine the figure below. What causes molecular clouds to collapse?
a.
b.
Conservation of charge
Self-gravity
c.
d.
Ther
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HW 3 and 4
Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
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1. What force holds planets in their orbits?
a. Air resistance
b. Friction
c.
d.
Electromagnetic
Gravity
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2. If an