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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Solar Storms emit what?
  2. Compared to the underlying chromosphere, the temperature of the corona is:
  3. Sun Equilibrium:
  4. Solar Constant
  5. Convection Zone
  1. a Much hotter!!
  2. b Spicules
  3. c When inward Gravitational Force is balanced by outward Pressure.
    *Gravity wants the sun to collapse in
    *Pressure from hot gas pulls sun outwards
    *True for every star- guarantees stability
  4. d The amount of the Sun's energy reaching earth. "C"
  5. e Transfers radiation from nuclear fusion outward through CONVECTION

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The core is super hot, but it gets cooler until you reach the transition zone, where the temperature suddenly increases dramatically!
  2. Large solar storms that blast out a cloud of a billion solar wind particles
  3. Transition from Photosphere to Corona
  4. Short-lived narrow jets of gas that last only minutes
  5. active!

5 True/False questions

  1. The part of the Sun we actually see is called:the Photosphere


  2. Temperature:The measurement of average kinetic energy in molecules. NOT HEAT!


  3. BELOW the solar surface, in order of increasing depth, lie the ______ zone, the ______ zone, and the ______.Convection


  4. Traveling OUTWARD from the surface, the main regions of the solar atmosphere are the _______, the _______, and the ________.Chromosphere
    Transition Zone


  5. The primary source of energy for the Sun is:Hydrogen fusion