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Transcript
SC: Star Maps &
Constellations
Review
Questions
Jan 3, 2011
2
Question 1
Under ideal circumstance, the faintest
magnitude the eye can see is?
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(a) -28.5
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(b) 0
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(c) 1
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(d) 5
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(e) 6
3
Question 2
Who first came up with 60 seconds to the
minute and 60 minutes to the hour?
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(a) Babylonians
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(b) Egyptians
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(c) Romans
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(d) Chinese
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(e) Greeks
4
Question 3
Which was not one of the first 4 constellations
mapped by the ancients?
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(a) Taurus
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(b) Scorpio
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(c) Aquarius
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(d) Orion
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(e) Leo
5
Question 4
Which constellation is NOT a part of the Orion
story?
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(a) Canis Major
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(b) Scorpio
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(c) Sagittarius
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(d) Lepus
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(e) Ophiuchus
They ALL are part of the story
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Question 5
How many constellations are there?
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(a) 12
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(b) 48
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(c) 52
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(d) 88
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(e) 360
7
Question 6
The 3rd brightest star in Orion would be most
likely called
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(a) Orion C
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(b) 3-Orionis
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(c)  Orionis
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(d) ceti Orionis
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(e) none of these
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Question 7
Who first came up with 360 degrees to a circle?
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(a) Babylonians
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(b) Egyptians
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(c) Arabic Astronomers
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(d) Chinese
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(e) Greeks
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Question 8
Celestial Latitude is called:
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(a) Right Ascension
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(b) Hour Angle
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(c) Equinoctial
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(d) Firmament
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(e) Declination
10
Question 9
One hour of right ascension is equivalent to
how many degrees (at the equator)?
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(a) 1
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(b) 4
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(c) 12
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(d) 15
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(e) 60
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Question 10
Which is the Right Ascension of the South
Celestial Pole?
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(a) -90°
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(b) 0 hours
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(c) -180°
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(d) 0°
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(e) none of these “undefined”