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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Universe Questions

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Grade 9 Universe
The first elements made after the Big Bang were
  1. Hydrogen & Helium
  2. Hydrogen & Lithium
  3. Helium & Oxygen
  4. Helium & Argon
Grade 9 Universe
The diagram shows
Hubble Sequence #2
  1. the evolutionary sequence of stars.
  2. the evolutionary sequence of galaxies.
  3. the morphological classification of stars.
  4. the morphological classification of galaxies.
Grade 9 Universe
The Milky Way galaxy is a(n)
  1. spiral galaxy
  2. elliptical galaxy
  3. irregular galaxy
  4. barred spiral galaxy
Grade 9 Universe
What is the leading explanation about how the universe began?
  1. Multiverse Theory
  2. Big Bang Theory
  3. Hubble Theory
  4. Interstellar Medium
Grade 9 Universe
Grade 9 Universe
How long ago did the Big Bang happen?
  1. 10,000 years ago
  2. 13.7 billion years ago
  3. 13.7 million years ago
  4. 13.7 trillion years ago
Grade 9 Universe
Grade 9 Universe
A galaxy that is moving toward the Earth will show
  1. a decrease in brightness
  2. an increase in light years
  3. a blue shift in the spectrum
  4. a red shift in the spectrum
Grade 9 Universe
What is a light year?
  1. 365 days
  2. The distance light travels in a year
  3. The distance from the Sun to Earth
  4. The amount of light produced by the sun in a year
Grade 9 Universe
In red shift, the wavelengths of light become
  1. faster
  2. longer
  3. shorter
  4. slower
Grade 9 Universe
The theory that proposes that the universe originate as a single mass, which subsequently exploded.
  1. Magnitude Theory
  2. Milky Way Galaxy Theory
  3. Big Bang Theory
  4. Black Hole Theory
Grade 9 Universe
Which set of terms is arranged from smallest to largest?
  1. galaxy, star, cluster, supercluster
  2. star, supercluster, cluster, galaxy
  3. galaxy, supercluster, star, cluster
  4. star, galaxy, cluster, supercluster
Grade 9 Universe
Grade 9 Universe
The way scientists measure distance in space is by using
  1. Days
  2. Light Years
  3. Decades
  4. Ancient Aztec Calendar
Grade 9 Universe
How long ago was "The Big Bang"?
  1. 10 million years ago
  2. 2 billion years ago
  3. 12 billion years ago
  4. 15 billion years ago
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