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Visible sunspots lie in the
 
  A) chromosphere.
  B) transition zone.
  C) corona.
  D) radiative zone.
  E) granulation in the photosphere.

Question 2

Brown dwarfs are most easily detected which portion of the electromagnetic spectrum?
 
  A) X-ray
  B) ultraviolet
  C) visible light
  D) infrared
  E) radio

Question 3

The longer the wavelength of the photon, the ________ the energy it carries.
 
  Fill in the blank(s) with correct word

Question 4

Why were globular clusters so vital to Harlow Shapley's success?
 
  What will be an ideal response?

Question 5

Stars only form in molecular clouds that contain more than 100 times the mass of our Sun.
 
  Indicate whether the statement is true or false

Question 6

Venus has a higher average surface temperature than Mercury. Why?
 
  A) because it is closer to the Sun
  B) because its surface is heated by an extreme greenhouse effect
  C) because its surface is covered with hot lava from numerous active volcanoes
  D) because its slow rotation gives it more time to heat up in sunlight
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Answer to q. 1

E

Answer to q. 2

D

Answer to q. 3

lower

Answer to q. 4

Globular clusters lie in the Halo, above and below much of the dust that had thrown off earlier attempts to map the Galaxy.

Answer to q. 5

FALSE

Answer to q. 6

B
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