Physics Module 1 Quiz

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  • Created by: Eloise26
  • Created on: 16-04-14 13:01

1. What is a light year?

  • How much light is produced in a year.
  • The distance that light travels in a vacuum (like space) in one year.
  • The distance of light in space.
  • The distance that light travels in one minute times 360.
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2. Briefly explain Wegener's theory of continental drift.

  • About 300 million years ago there had been ONE continent (Pangaea) and over time it broke up into smaller chunks and spread out.
  • About 300 million years ago there had been ONE continent (Panantas) and over time it melted into the ocean and created other islands.
  • About 250 million years ago there had been TWO continents (Pangaea and Samantes) and over time it's spread out.
  • About 1 million years ago there had been ONE continent (Pangaea) and one day it combusted and broke off into mini islands.

3. 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.

4. What are comets made of?

  • Ice, ash, and energy.
  • Rock, dust, and ice.
  • Rock, plasma, and lithium.
  • Nickle, ice, and ash.

5. How are the Himalayas being formed?

  • By India crashing into the Eurasian plate.
  • Folds in the plates.
  • By plates moving away from each other.
  • A pull between two plates.

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