Physics: Universe

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Questions on this quiz are based on information from
Physics: Universe.

1. What is included in the universe?
a. Stars and planets
b. All energy
c. Time
d. All matter
e. All of the above

2. What do scientists call the part of the universe they can see?
a. Viewable universe
b. Visible universe
c. Observable universe
d. Basic universe
e. Timely universe

3. True or False: The universe is expanding at a faster and faster rate.
a. TRUE
b. FALSE
c.
d.
e.

4. What percentage of the universe do the stars make up?
a. 1%
b. 2%
c. 5%
d. 10%
e. 90%

5. What do scientists believe fills up the 'empty space' in the universe?
a. Ether
b. Dark energy
c. Dark matter
d. Hydrogen gas
e. Dark force

6. What do scientists call matter that can't be seen with our current instruments?
a. Ether
b. Dark energy
c. Dark matter
d. Hydrogen gas
e. Dark force

7. How fast is the edge of the universe expanding?
a. So slowly we can hardly measure it
b. Around 1 mile per hour
c. At the speed of light
d. Faster than the speed of light
e. It isn't expanding, it's collapsing

8. What do scientists call the big explosion that started the universe?
a. Original Boom
b. The Explosion
c. Big Bang
d. Initial Blast
e. Ground zero

9. What shape do scientists think that the universe is?
a. Round
b. Square
c. Triangle
d. Rectangle
e. Flat

10. What is the most abundant element in the universe?
a. Oxygen
b. Hydrogen
c. Iron
d. Silicon
e. Gold


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