Section #: 31.2 Other Galaxies in the Universe

Practice Test
      
  1.How did Hubble categorize galaxies? SC.E.2.4.2  
  a.   luminosity  
  b.   shapes  
  c.   distance from the Milky Way  
  d.   pulsating variable stars  
  Hint    
      
  2.Galaxies are organized into large groups called __________. SC.E.2.4.2  
  a.   super galaxies  
  b.   superclusters  
  c.   solar systems  
  d.   variable galaxies  
  Hint    
      
  3.What was the first galaxy to be discovered outside of Earth's galaxy? SC.E.2.4.2  
  a.   the Virgo  
  b.   the Andromeda Galaxy  
  c.   the Local Group  
  d.   the Sagittarius Galaxy  
  Hint    
      
  4.Most of the mass in cluster galaxies is __________. SC.E.2.4.2  
  a.   invisible  
  b.   pulsating  
  c.   visible  
  d.   spinning  
  Hint    
      
  5.Which galaxy shape is not a part of Hubble's classification system? SC.E.2.4.2  
  a.   elliptical  
  b.   spiral  
  c.   irregular  
  d.   spherical  
  Hint    
      
  6.Galaxies that are extremely bright are called __________. SC.E.2.4.2  
  a.   spiral galaxies  
  b.   superclusters  
  c.   radio galaxies  
  d.   active galactic nuclei  
  Hint    
      
  7.The smallest galaxies are called __________ and the largest are called __________. SC.E.2.4.2  
  a.   dwarf ellipticals, giant ellipticals  
  b.   dwarf ellipticals, giant spirals  
  c.   irregular, ellipticals  
  d.   dwarf spirals, giant ellipticals  
  Hint    
      
  8.The redshift of quasars measures __________. SC.E.2.4.3  
  a.   their age of formation  
  b.   their shape  
  c.   their distance from Earth  
  d.   their intensity  
  Hint    

 
   
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