Physics 1.6 - Red Shift

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1. How do scientists explain the presence of CMBR?

  • Dust and debris from exploding stars affects the radiation equipment
  • It is remaining heat radiation from the Big Bang
  • It is heat radiation emitted when distant stars explode
  • It is light radiation left over from the Big Bang
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2. A group of similar waves ordered by frequency or wavelength?

  • Wavrum
  • Datum
  • Spectrum
  • Atrium

3. What does CMBR stand for?

  • Constant Multiple Background Radiation
  • Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation
  • Constant Metallic Background Radiation
  • Cosmic Magnetic Background Radiation

4. How do scientists explain Red Shift?

  • The universe is rotating about an axis
  • The entire universe is expanding
  • The universe will eventually collapse
  • The entire universe is collapsing

5. Which of these statements about the Doppler effect is TRUE?

  • When a source moves towards an observer, the observed wavelength decreases
  • When a source moves towards an observer, the observed wavelength expands
  • When a source moves towards an observer, the observed wavelength increases
  • When a source moves towards an observer, the observed frequency decreases

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