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Helio Shift and Bang

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

The model of the solar system that says the Earth is in the center.
a.
geocentric
c.
Galilean
b.
heliocentric
d.
Big Bang
 

 2. 

The ____ says that about 14 billion years ago, the universe began expanding out of an enormous explosion.
a.
H-R diagram
c.
Big Bang theory
b.
"big crunch" theory
 

 3. 

Who used his telescope to help prove that the Sun was in the center of the Solar System?
a.
Ptolemy
c.
Copernicus
b.
Galileo
 

 4. 

A red shift in the light from an object indicates the object is moving ____ you.
a.
away from
c.
none of the above
b.
toward
 

 5. 

The model that says the Sun is the center of the Solar System is...
a.
the geocentric model
c.
based upon Ptolemy’s idea
b.
the heliocentric model
 

 6. 

Galileo believed what was in the center of the solar system?
a.
the Sun
c.
Jupiter
b.
the Earth
 

 7. 

The Big Bang theory of the beginning of the universe is supported by the ____.
a.
shorter light wavelengths
c.
"big crunch"
b.
red shift
 

 8. 

In science we have learned that models and theories
a.
never change
c.
change when new technology is available and after many observations and experiments
b.
change when scientists change their minds
 

 9. 

mc009-1.jpg
What is this an example of?
a.
geocentric solar system
c.
spiral galaxy
b.
heliocentric solar system
d.
elliptical galaxy
 

 10. 

The Red Shift supports the idea of the formation of
a.
the Earth
c.
the Sun
b.
the Milky Way
d.
the Universe
 

 11. 

About how old do scientists think the Universe is?
a.
1 million years old
c.
about 14 billion years old
b.
2017 years old
d.
no one knows
 



 
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