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Name ______________________________ Class ___________________ Date __________________
Assessment
Quiz
Section: Origin of the Universe
In the space provided, write the letter of the term or phrase that best matches each
description.
_____ 1. an observed change in the
frequency of a wave when the
source or observer is moving
_____ 2. theory that all matter and
energy in the universe exploded
ten to twenty billion years ago
and began expanding in all
directions
_____ 3. galaxy moving away from Earth
_____ 4. apparent shift toward shorter
wavelengths of light when a
luminous object moves toward
the viewer
a.
b.
c.
d.
e.
f.
g.
h.
i.
j.
universe
red shift
blue shift
big bang theory
cosmic background
radiation
Doppler effect
big crunch
red-shift galaxy
dark matter
general theory
relativity
_____ 5. theory that matter distorts space
_____ 6. sum of all space, matter, and
energy
_____ 7. matter not visible through
current methods, but observable
through gravitational
interactions between galaxies
_____ 8. apparent shift toward longer
wavelengths of light when a
luminous object moves away
from the viewer
_____ 9. steady but faint microwaves
from all over the sky
_____ 10. the possible contraction and
collapse of the currently
expanding universe
Original content Copyright © by Holt, Rinehart and Winston. Additions and changes to the original content are the responsibility of the instructor.
Holt Science Spectrum
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The Universe