Section #: 31.2 Other Galaxies in the Universe

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

 
   
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