Study Guide Essay

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* Question 1 0 out of 1 points | | | 1. After a new moon, about how long is it until a 1st quarter moon? Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | B. Two weeks | Correct Answer: | C. A week | | | | | * Question 2 0 out of 1 points | | | 2. If there is a full moon visible from Paris one evening, twelve hours later in Australia there will be a _________ visible. Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | B. New moon. | Correct Answer: | A. Full moon. | | | | | * Question 3 0 out of 1 points | | | 3. Directly above the Earth's equator lies the ______________ in the sky.Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | A. North celestial pole | Correct Answer: | C. Celestial equator | | | | |…show more content…
One of the methods used to date supernova remnants (the remains of exploded stars) today is by using Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | A. The notebooks of Galileo | Correct Answer: | B. The records of ancient Chinese, Japanese, and Korean astronomers | | | | | * Question 17 0 out of 1 points | | | 17. Which of the following statements regarding the motion of objects on the celestial sphere is true? Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | B. The Moon moves along the celestial equator | Correct Answer: | E. The stars move parallel to the celestial equator | | | | | * Question 18 1 out of 1 points | | | 18. What is retrograde motion? Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | C. Occasional day by day, east to west motion of the planets relative to the stars | Correct Answer: | C. Occasional day by day, east to west motion of the planets relative to the stars | | | | | * Question 19 0 out of 1 points | | | 19. Which of the following was a crucial contribution of Galileo in rejecting the geocentric system? Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | A. The observation of parallax | Correct Answer: | C. The fact that Venus shows a crescent phase | | | | | * Question 20 1 out of 1 points | | | 20. In _________ models, the Sun is assumed as the center of the solar system. Answer | | | | | Selected Answer: | A. Heliocentric | Correct Answer: | A.

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