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11) Fluorescence is a characteristic of ________. A) emission nebulae B) planetary nebulae C) reflection nebulae D) dark nebulae E) blue nebulae 12) The red color of emission nebulae comes from the ________. A) energy emission of oxygen B) conversion of infrared light to visible light C) conversion of ultraviolet light to visible light D) energy emission of helium E) energy.

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72) The "true" brightness of a star is called its ________ magnitude. A) absolute B) galactic C) Doppler D) apparent 73) The distance light travels in a year, called a(n) ________, is used by astronomers to measure stellar distances. A) parsec B) dwarf distance C) hydrogen fusion D) light year 74) Possibly the most cataclysmic event associated with the death.

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66) When a(n) ________ front passes, the temperature drops dramatically. A) stationary B) warm C) occluded D) cold 67) Surface cyclones are accompanied by ________ aloft. A) high pressure systems B) divergence C) suction vortexes D) convergence 68) Convergence aloft helps maintain surface ________. A) lows B) tornadoes C) wind gusts D) highs 69) Lightning rarely occurs in the ________. A) ocean B) mid latitudes C) tropics D) polar.

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93) Which of these is not one of the three major variables used in the Köppen system to establish the boundary between dry and humid climates? A) average annual precipitation B) seasonal variation in pressure C) seasonal distribution of precipitation D) average annual temperature 94) Earth's low-latitude deserts and steppes coincide with the ________ pressure.

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84) The first modern astronomer to propose a Sun-centered universe was ________. A) Copernicus B) Galileo C) Ptolemy D) Eratosthenes 85) The average distance from Earth to the Sun is called the ________ unit. A) atomic B) aphelion C) astronomical D) angle 86) The planets stay in orbit around the Sun because of a balance between gravity and ________. A) orbit B).

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64) ________ discovered Jupiter's four largest moons. A) Brahe B) Galileo C) Kepler D) Newton 65) ________ discovered the three laws of planetary motion. A) Brahe B) Galileo C) Kepler D) Newton 66) ________ accurately recorded the position of the planet Mars. A) Brahe B) Galileo C) Kepler D) Newton 67) Galileo believed in a ________ view of the universe. A) Geocentric B) Heliocentric C) Earth D) Ptolemaic 68) ________.

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49) Irregularities in brightness on the Sun's photosphere (granules) are produced by ________. A) local violent explosions within the photosphere equivalent to a hydrogen bomb explosion B) large convective cells within the photosphere C) different elemental abundances being stirred within the photosphere, to produce variable brightness D) pods of solid mass ejected to the.

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73) Examine the words and/or phrases below and determine the relationship among the majority of words/phrases. Choose the option that does not fit the pattern. A) subarctic B) rain shadow C) desert D) steppe 74) Examine the words and/or phrases below and determine the relationship among the majority of words/phrases. Choose the option that does.

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62) Stars spend most of their life span as ________ stars. A) main-sequence B) neutron C) red giant D) red supergiant 63) The measure of a star's brightness is called its ________. A) magnitude B) luminosity C) apparent light D) both A and B 64) The least massive main-sequence stars are ________ in color. A) blue B) white C) yellow D) red 65) Stars with.

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83) The southeastern United States is a good example of a ________ climate. A) savanna B) humid subtropical C) Mediterranean D) dry summer subtropical 84) Annual temperature ranges are ________ throughout a humid continental climate. A) almost nonexistent B) moderate C) high D) low 85) The tundra climate is a ________ found almost exclusively in the ________ Hemisphere. A) treeless climate;.

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76) Tornadoes are most often generated along the ________ front of a middle-latitude cyclone. A) stationary B) cold C) warm D) occluded 77) A tornado watch is issued by the National Weather Service ________. A) only if a tornado has been sighted but before it has touched down B) if the weather conditions indicate that tornadoes could.

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21) Who wrote the book entitled Of the Revolutions of Celestial Spheres (De Revolutionibus)? A) Johannes Kepler B) Galileo C) Tycho Brahe D) Sir Isaac Newton E) Nicolaus Copernicus 22) This scientist wrote a book entitled Dialogue of the Great World Systems that compared the Earth-centered system with the Sun-centered system. A) Galileo B) Tycho Brahe C) Johannes Kepler D).

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65) Impact craters are common on the surface of all of the terrestrial planets except ________. A) Mars B) Mercury C) Venus D) Earth 66) Lunar regolith breccia contains crystalline rock fragments and glassy fragments formed by ________. A) solar flares B) asteroid fragments C) comet trails D) meteorite impacts 67) The youngest rocks found on the Moon by.

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56) Examine the words and/or phrases below and determine the relationship among the majority of words/phrases. Choose the option that does not fit the pattern. A) occluded front B) stationary front C) cold front D) warm front 57) Examine the words and/or phrases below and determine the relationship among the majority of words/phrases. Choose the.

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24) The low latitude dry regions coincide with ________. A) the polar low pressure belt B) the subtropical high pressure belts C) the subtropical low pressure belts D) the gulf stream E) the polar high pressure belt 25) Low latitude dry regions tend to ________. A) have high cirrus clouds B) have high winds due to downward plunging.

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MULTIPLE CHOICE. Choose the one alternative that best completes the statement or answers the question. 3) Electromagnetic radiation that behaves like a particle is called a(n) ________. A) photon B) quark C) electron D) proton 4) X-rays have shorter wavelength than visible light; therefore, X-rays ________. A) have lower energy than light waves B) are.

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