Question types

Start with

Question limit

of 41 available terms

Print test

5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. What's weird about the temperature of the Sun as you move outward?
  2. Solar Wind
  3. Chromosphere
  4. Which is faster, radiation or convection?
  5. What do mathematic models provide us with?
  1. a Info of the Sun's interior
  2. b The outward flow of charged particles leaving the Sun
  3. c Transition from Photosphere to Corona
  4. d The core is super hot, but it gets cooler until you reach the transition zone, where the temperature suddenly increases dramatically!
  5. e Convection

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Cool spots that emerge from beneath the sun's surface.

    *appear darker because they are cooler (but are still very hot)
    *They are complex and magnetic
    *Come and go in pairs
    *Linked by magnetic field lines
    *Shift polarity every 11 years
  2. Shorter: Flares
    Longer: Prominences
    Smaller: Flates
    Bigger: Prominences
    More Violent: Flares
  3. active!
  4. 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
  5. The measurement of average kinetic energy in molecules. NOT HEAT!

5 True/False questions

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


  2. The Sun has a _________ rotation of _____ days*differential (inner spins faster than outer)
    *27 days


  3. PhotosphereTransition from Photosphere to Corona


  4. Sun Spot Cycle11 year period during which the # of sunspots rise and fall
    *The high point in the cycle=largest corona


  5. Coronal Holes:Holes in the corona from which solar wind escapes