Seasons
The Big Bang
Orbits and motions
Stellar Life Cycles
Plate tectonics
Volcanoes
100


What time of year experiences more solar intensity?

What is summer?

100

What Does Cosmic Microwave Background Radiation Show?

What is radiation from the Big Bang?

100

The earth’s axis of rotation is always tilted 23.5 degrees from which of the following?

What is the line perpendicular to the plane of the earth’s path around the sun



100

What two elements are originally from the Big Bang and comprise the majority of the universe

What are hydrogen and helium?

100

When an oceanic plate meets a continental plate



What is subduction?

100

Hot water rising in a pan of boiling water and sinking back as it cools is a good description of what?



What are convection currents?

200

If it is spring in Russia, what season is it in the UP?

What is Spring?

200

How big did the universe begin?

What is a singularity (or a single atom)

200

Changes in the angle between earth's axis and the sun can result in:

What is the amount of sun a location receives throughout the year



200

A low mass star will become ____ when it runs out of fuel.

What is a white dwarf or black dwarf?

200

A focus in an earthquake is:

What is the point below ground where an earthquake originates.

200

Which of the following is NOT a product of volcanoes?

A. Cinders B. Lahars C. Petroleum D. CO2 gas

What is C

300

If it is spring in Russia, what season is it in South America?

What is Fall?

300

Why are galaxies red shifted?

What is they are moving away?

300

What phase is the moon in for a solar eclipse?

What is New Moon

300

Stellar fusion is:

What is squeezing two elements together to make a new type

300

The Himalayas are a result of what plate boundary?

What is continental convergent?

300

The name of the volcano that resulted in a human genetic bottleneck that almost annihilated humans?




What is Toba?

400

Which time of year has equal hours of daylight and darkness across the globe?

What is Spring or fall equinox?

400

True or false: Space is expanding along with the things in space.

True.

400

Which planetary body has the most eccentric orbit?

What is Pluto?

400

A supernova only happens with this type of star.

What is a high mass star?

400

What does the slowing or reflection of seismic waves as they go through the Earth prove?

What is the outer core of Earth?

400

Yellowstone erupted how long ago?

What is 600,000 years?

500

Solar intensity is greatest during this time of day.

What is Noon

500

The age of the universe?

What is 13.8 billion years

500

Half the distance between a planet's orbit and the center of mass.

What is the semi-major axis?

500

During fusion a star is trying to reach:

What is equilibrium?

500

The Mid-Atlantic Ridge is a result of _______  ______ plate boundaries and results in _____ seafloor.

What is oceanic divergent and new

500

Devastating effects of a Supervolcano:

What is: global winter

loss of life

economic hardship

Deep ash for miles

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