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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Universe Questions

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Grade 8 Universe
What would you call the study of everything in the universe?
  1. Astrology
  2. Astronomy
  3. Cosmology
  4. Anthology
Grade 8 Universe
Which of the following objects is the largest?
  1. star
  2. galaxy
  3. solar system
  4. planet
Grade 8 Universe
Grade 8 Universe
A light year is a measurement of
  1. time.
  2. distance.
  3. temperature.
  4. star brightness.
Grade 8 Universe
Grade 8 Universe
Which is not a type of galaxy?
  1. spiral
  2. elliptical
  3. regular
  4. irregular
Grade 8 Universe
What galaxy shape is the Milky Way?
  1. irregular
  2. lenticular
  3. barred spiral
  4. elliptical
Grade 8 Universe
Grade 8 Universe
Grade 8 Universe
Which of the following is NOT true of elliptical galaxies?
  1. They contain older stars.
  2. They are oval in shape.
  3. They are collections of dust and stars.
  4. They have a bright bulge in the center.
  5. Many new stars are being formed.
Grade 8 Universe
Evidence scientists use to support the Big Bang Theory
  1. Dark Matter, Blue Shift
  2. Cosmology, Red Shift
  3. Parallax, Doppler Effect (Blue Shift)
  4. Background Radiation, Doppler Effect (Red Shift)
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