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Stars/H-R Diagram (Pre-AP) Quiz

Quiz by Rebecca Bravo

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16 questions
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  • Q1
    Which comparison for stars "Betelgeuse" and "Regulus" is correct?
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    Regulus is Brighter than Betelgeuse
    Betelgeuse is hotter than Regulus
    They are the same temperature
    Betelgeuse is a larger star than Regulus
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  • Q2
    Which of these stars is the hottest?
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    Mira
    Sun
    Deneb
    Rigel
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  • Q3
    "Magnitude" refers to a Star's ___.
    Color
    Distance
    Temperature
    Brightness
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  • Q4
    Which of these observations of Barnard’s Star is most likely accurate?
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    Barnard’s Star is brighter than the sun, has a surface temperature below 5,300 K, and is yellow.
    Barnard’s Star is less bright than the sun, has a surface temperature below 3,800 K, and is red.
    Barnard’s Star is brighter than the sun, has a surface temperature above 5,300 K, and is yellow.
    Barnard’s Star is less bright than the sun, has a surface temperature above 3,800 K, and is red.
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  • Q5
    Why does Earth get more energy from the sun than from all the other stars in the universe combined?
    The sun is much hotter than the other stars.
    The sun is much more dense than the other stars.
    The sun is much closer than the other stars.
    The sun is much larger than the other stars.
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  • Q6
    Based on this diagram, which type of stars would belong to spectral class M and have the highest luminosity?
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    White dwarfs
    Main-sequence stars
    Giants
    Supergiants
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  • Q7
    By looking at the color of a star, astronomers can tell about the _____.
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    distance to the star
    shape of the star
    Temperature of the star
    location of the star
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  • Q8
    Which of these star colors is the hottest?
    Red
    Orange
    Blue
    Yellow
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  • Q9
    The H-R diagram is useful in studying all of these about a star except for its ____.
    location in the sky
    temperature
    brightness
    magnitude
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  • Q10
    Which of these stars is brightest?
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    Procyon B
    Sun
    Pollux
    Polaris
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  • Q11
    Which star is smaller in size?
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    Sirius B
    Sun
    Pollux
    Antares
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  • Q12
    Which star is dimmer?
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    Procyon B
    Canopus
    Vega
    Altair
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  • Q13
    Which star is cooler?
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    Tau Ceti
    Polaris
    Mira
    Spica
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  • Q14
    Which star is larger in size?
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    Mira
    Deneb
    Procyon B
    Spica
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  • Q15
    Which of these star colors represents the coolest temperature?
    Yellow
    Blue
    White
    Red
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  • Q16
    Which of the following stars is a Blue Main Sequence star?
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    Bernard's Star
    Regulus
    Rigel
    Sirius B
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