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Grade 8 Sun
The largest layer of the sun's atmosphere is the
  1. corona
  2. chromosphere
  3. photosphere
  4. convection zone
Grade 8 Sun
Grade 8 Sun
Grade 8 Sun
Our solar system contains:
  1. One older, dimmer star, and one younger, brighter star
  2. Three stars
  3. Several stars spread across space
  4. One average star
Grade 8 Sun
The sun is located in a galaxy called
  1. Andromeda
  2. Milky Way
  3. Sagittarius
  4. Orion
Grade 8 Sun
Grade 8 Sun
Where does the nuclear fusion process occur?
  1. the core
  2. the radiation zone
  3. the convection zone
  4. the sun's atmosphere
Grade 8 Sun
What is the visible portion of the sun?
  1. transition region
  2. photosphere
  3. chromosphere
  4. corona
Grade 8 Sun
Huge reddish loops of gases on the sun are called
  1. prominences
  2. solar flares
  3. solar wind
  4. sunspots
Grade 8 Sun
What is the source of the sun's energy?
  1. chemical reaction
  2. nuclear fusion
  3. nuclear fission
Grade 8 Sun
The Sun's internal structure is broken up into what three zones?
  1. the core, the radiative zone, the convective zone
  2. the core, the helium zone, the convective zone
  3. the core, the radiative zone, the hydrogen zone
  4. the core, the helium zone, the hydrogen zone
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