Physics Module 1 Quiz

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  • Created on: 16-04-14 13:01

1. What is the source of the sun's energy?

  • The fusion of lithium nuclei.
  • The fusion of nitrogen nuclei.
  • The fusion of hydrogen nuclei.
  • The fusion of carbon nuclei.
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2. How many planets are in the solar system?

  • 8
  • 7
  • 16
  • 9

3. Name the process that wears mountains down.

  • Abrasion.
  • Compilation.
  • Erosion.
  • Transportation.

4. What causes tectonic plates to drift?

  • Ocean waves.
  • Convection currents.
  • Lava.
  • Magma.

5. What is red shift?

  • When a galaxy is moving away from us and the wavelength of the light from it changes, this causes the light to become redder.
  • Red shift is when distant planets move towards us, the wavelengths change and give off a red glow.
  • When planets are moving away from us a high speeds, scientists use the term 'red shift' to explain at what rate it's moving away.
  • Wavelengths change and appear to turn any light source a red type color.

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