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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Universe Questions

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Grade 6 Universe
Who established the Universal Law of Gravitation?
  1. Sir Isaac Newton
  2. Galileo
  3. Copernicus
  4. Edwin Hubble
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Grade 6 Universe
The Milky Way is an example of a(n)
  1. solar system
  2. spiral galaxy
  3. exploding galaxy
  4. nebula
Grade 6 Universe
Which put the following in order from biggest to smallest?
  1. Galaxy, Universe, Solar System, Star, Planet
  2. Universe, Solar System, Galaxy, Planet, Star
  3. Solar System, Universe, Galaxy, Star, Planet
  4. Universe, Galaxy, Solar System, Star, Planet
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How fast does light travel?
  1. 186,000 miles per second
  2. 80 miles an hour
  3. 3,000 feet per second
  4. 100 inches per second
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If the universe expands forever
  1. the universe will collapse
  2. the universe will repeat itself
  3. the universe will remain the same
  4. the stars will age and die and the universe will become cold and dark
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Select all that are types of galaxies.
  1. Triangular
  2. Spiral
  3. Elliptical
  4. Rectangular
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Of galaxies listed in the answer choices, which is the closest to the Milky Way Galaxy?
  1. Andromeda Galaxy
  2. Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy
  3. Large Magellanic Cloud
  4. Small Magellanic Cloud
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How do scientists measure the distance between galaxies?
  1. Light years
  2. A tape measure
  3. A ruler
  4. Paces
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What is the current theory on how the universe was created?
  1. Steady State Theory
  2. Big Bang
  3. Solstice
  4. Little Bang
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Which statement is true about a light-year?
  1. It is a measure of time.
  2. It is a measure of distance.
  3. It takes one light-year for Earth to orbit the Sun.
  4. It is commonly used to measure distances in the solar system.
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Which statement correctly describes the theory of the "Big Bang"?
  1. The universe is in an unchanging steady state.
  2. The universe is composed of only energy and no matter.
  3. All matter and energy once exploded out of a single point.
  4. Little explosions happen all over the universe creating matter and energy.
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