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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Stars Questions

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Grade 8 Stars
A light year is a measurement of
  1. time
  2. distance
  3. temperature
  4. star brightness
Grade 8 Stars
A star's brightness as seen from Earth is
  1. its apparent magnitude
  2. its overall magnitude
  3. its complex magnitude
  4. its absolute magnitude
Grade 8 Stars
A plot of surface temperatures of stars against their absolute magnitude is called
  1. an H-R diagram
  2. a stellar chart
  3. a constellation map
  4. a spectrum
Grade 8 Stars
Characteristics used to classify stars include:
  1. distance, size, and color
  2. size, distance, and brightness
  3. color, brightness, and temperature
  4. distance, brightness, and temperature
Grade 8 Stars
Which two elements are the main composition of a star?
  1. Carbon Dioxide & Nitrogen
  2. Hydrogen & Boron
  3. Nitrogen & Helium
  4. Helium & Hydrogen
Grade 8 Stars
Grade 8 Stars
What is a nebula?
  1. a large cloud of gas and dust
  2. red giant
  3. red super giant
  4. all the above
Grade 8 Stars
The process by which stars produce their energy is called
  1. internal combustion
  2. nuclear fusion
  3. nuclear fission
  4. electromagnetic radiation
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