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Eleventh Grade (Grade 11) Astronomy Questions

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Grade 11 Planetary Motion
The Moon casts a shadow on Earth (Moon blocks out the Sun).
  1. Eclipse
  2. Solar eclipse
  3. Lunar eclipse
  4. Umbra
  5. Penumbra
Grade 11 Planetary Motion
Earth casts a shadow on the Moon (blocking out the Sun).
  1. Eclipse
  2. Solar eclipse
  3. Lunar eclipse
  4. Umbra
  5. Penumbra
Grade 11 Space Exploration
He invented calculus, laws of physical motion, and a law of universal gravitation.
  1. Johannes Kepler
  2. Tycho Brahe
  3. Nicholas Copernicus
  4. Isaac Newton
  5. Galileo Galilei
Grade 11 Sun
The Sun is composed mainly of which two gases?
  1. hydrogen and helium
  2. oxygen and carbon dioxide
  3. nitrogen and oxygen
Grade 11 The Moon
Why are temperatures so extreme on the Moon?
  1. It is far away from the Sun.
  2. The wind is always blowing.
  3. It has no atmosphere.
Grade 11 Stars
Constellations are
  1. clusters of stars very near each other in space.
  2. groupings of planets in the sky.
  3. patterns of stars in the sky.
  4. close associations of stars and visible planets.
Grade 11 Space Exploration
He built telescopes better than anyone shortly after their invention and used them for astronomical observations.
  1. Nicholas Copernicus
  2. Tycho Brahe
  3. Johannes Kepler
  4. Galileo Galilei
  5. Isaac Newton
Grade 11 Universe
The greater the distance of a galaxy away from Earth,
  1. the older it is.
  2. the greater the observed blueshift.
  3. the more massive it is.
  4. the greater the observed redshift.
Grade 11 Sun
Sunspots seem to move across the surface of the Sun. This is evidence that
  1. the Sun is hot.
  2. the Sun rotates.
  3. there are solar eclipses.
  4. Earth revolves around the Sun.
Grade 11 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 11 Stars
If we compare two stars with different temperatures, the hotter star emits more energy from each unit area of surface, so it
  1. will be larger.
  2. will have a brighter absolute magnitude.
  3. will appear redder.
  4. will have a brighter apparent magnitude.
Grade 11 Planetary Motion
Grade 11 Planetary Motion
This is the darkest, smallest part of an eclipse.
  1. Eclipse
  2. Solar eclipse
  3. Lunar eclipse
  4. Umbra
  5. Penumbra
Grade 11 Sun
Grade 11 Sun
Grade 11 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
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