Physics Module 1 Quiz

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

1. How fast are some sea floors spreading each year?

  • By a few FEET per year.
  • By a few MILOMETERS per year.
  • By a few CENTIMETERS per year.
  • By a few INCHES per year.
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2. What causes tectonic plates to drift?

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

3. 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.
  • 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.
  • Red shift is when distant planets move towards us, the wavelengths change and give off a red glow.

4. What is the formula that relates wave speed, frequency, and wavelength?

  • Speed= Frequency + Wavelength
  • Speed= Frequency x Wavelength
  • Speed= Frequency / Wavelength
  • Speed= Frequency - Wavelength

5. How many planets are in the solar system?

  • 9
  • 8
  • 16
  • 7

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