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5 Matching questions

  1. low mass star
  2. sunspots
  3. radiant energy
  4. mechanical wave
  5. troposphere
  1. a The wave with no transfer of matter - This wave requires a medium.
  2. b a star with low mass after being a protostar; it has a low mass instead of high mass
  3. c areas on the sun's surface that are cooler and less bright than surrounding areas, are caused by the sun's magnetic field, and occur in cycles
  4. d energy that travels in waves (includes solar energy, light energy)
  5. e the lowest layer of the atmosphere, in which temperature decreases at a constant rate as altitude increases

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. movement of air from land to sea at night, created when cooler, denser air from the land forces up warmer air over the sea
  2. Energy that is stored and held in readiness
  3. the force of attraction between all masses in the universe
  4. the layer of the atmosphere between the stratosphere and the thermosphere and in which temperature decreases as altitude increases
  5. a graph that shows the relationship between the absolute magnitude and temperature of stars, a plot of the absolute magnitude of luminosity of stars versus their surfce temperatures or spectral classes

5 True/False questions

  1. UV radiationbending of a ray of light

          

  2. red shiftmass per unit volume

          

  3. specific heatthe layer of the atmosphere between the stratosphere and the thermosphere and in which temperature decreases as altitude increases

          

  4. Aristotleareas on the sun's surface that are cooler and less bright than surrounding areas, are caused by the sun's magnetic field, and occur in cycles

          

  5. frequencythe number of complete wavelengths that pass a point in a given time