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    • 6 th Grade Science Chapter 8 Exploring Space Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 1. A _______ telescope uses lenses to bend light.
      • a. reflecting telescope c. radio telescope
      • b. refracting telescope d. rocket
      Chapter 8 Review Questions Answer: Refracting Telescope The Orion Nebula
      • 2. A(n) _______ is an object that revolves around another object in space.
      • a. rocket c. satellite
      • b. electromagnetic spectrum d. observatory
      Answer: satellite Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 3. _______ was the first piloted U.S. space program.
      • a. Project Gemini c. Project Alpha
      • b. Project Apollo d. Project Mercury
      Answer: Project Mercury Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 4. A(n) _______ is a reusable space craft that carries people and tools to and from space.
      • a. space station b. rocket
      • c. observatory d. space shuttle
      Answer: Space Shuttle Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 5. In the _______, electromagnetic waves are arranged, in order, according to their wavelength.
      • a. visible light spectrum b. ROY G BIV
      • c. electromagnetic spectrum d. radio spectrum
      Answer: Electromagnetic spectrum Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 6. Which spacecraft has sent images of Venus to scientists on Earth?
      • a. Voyager b. Apollo 11
      • c. Viking d. Magellan
      Answer: Magellan Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 7. Which kind of telescope uses mirrors to collect light?
      • a. radio b. electromagnetic
      • c. refracting d. reflecting
      Answer: reflecting Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 8. What was Sputnik I?
      • The first telescope
      • The first artificial satellite
      • The first Observatory
      • The first U.S. space probe
      Answer: The first artificial satellite Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 9. Which kind of telescope can be used during the day or night and during bad weather?
      • a. radio c. refracting
      • b. electromagnetic d. reflecting
      Answer: radio Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 10. Which space mission’s goal was to put a spacecraft into orbit and bring it back safely?
      • a. Project Mercury c. Project Gemini
      • b. Project Apollo d. Viking I
      Answer: Project Mercury Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 11. Which of the following is a natural satellite?
      • a. Skylab c. the Sun
      • b. the space shuttle d. the moon
      Answer: The moon Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 12. What does the space shuttle use to place a satellite into space?
      • a. liquid fuel tank c. booster rocket
      • b. mechanical arm d. cargo bay
      Answer: Mechanical arm Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 13. What part of the space shuttle is reused?
      • a. liquid-fuel tanks c. booster engines
      • b. Gemini rockets d. Saturn rockets
      Answer: Booster engines Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 14. Which type of telescope is shown above?
      • a. adaptive c. refracting
      • b. corrective d. reflecting
      Answer: refracting The Orion Nebula
      • 39. Which type of telescope is shown above?
      • a. adaptive c. refracting
      • b. corrective d. reflecting
      Answer: reflecting The Orion Nebula
      • 15. Which United States space program included several lunar landings?
      • a. Apollo c. Mariner
      • b. Gemini d. Mercury
      Answer: Apollo Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 16. Who was the first human into space?
      • a. Edwin Aldrin c. Neil Armstrong
      • b. Yuri Gagarin d. John Glenn
      Answer: Yuri Gagarin Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 40. What is an orbit?
      • a. a type of space craft
      • b. the curved path a satellite makes as it circles an object
      • c. a type of telescope
      • d. a type of chewing gum
      Answer: the curved path a satellite makes as it circles an object Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 17. What is the speed of light in space?
      • a. 300 km/s c. 30,000 km/s
      • b. 3,000 km/s d. 300,000 km/s
      Answer: 300,000 km/s Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 18. Which products resulted from space related research?
      • a. ceramic hip replacements
      • b. fiberglass insulations
      • c. polyethylene films
      • d. titanium steel alloys
      Answer: Ceramic hip replacements Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 19. What is the primary purpose of the International Space Station?
      • a. to conduct long term laboratory research
      • b. to launch future crewed space missions
      • c. to launch satellites
      • d. to study Earth’s weather patterns
      Answer: To conduct long term laboratory research Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 20. Although electromagnetic waves differ in their wavelengths, they all travel at the speed of light, which is ____.
      • a. 300,000 km/s c. 100 km/s
      • b. 6,000 km/h d. 10,000 km/s
      Answer: 300,000 km/s Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 21. In a ____ telescope, light passes through convex lenses.
      • a. reflecting c. refracting
      • b. Hubble d. shuttle
      Answer: refracting Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 22. Electromagnetic radiation includes ____.
      • a. Radio waves c. ultraviolet radiation
      • b. X rays d. all of the above
      Answer: All of the above Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 23. Optical telescopes include ____.
      • a. reflecting telescopes and refracting telescopes
      • b. reflecting telescopes only
      • c. refracting telescopes only
      • d. radio telescopes only
      Answer: Reflecting telescopes and refracting telescopes Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 24. The first stage in the space program designed to send Americans to the Moon was ____.
      • Project Apollo c. Project Mercury
      • the Hubble Space Telescope d. the Voyager
      Answer: Project Mercury Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 25. A rocket is a motor that can burn fuel without requiring ____.
      • a. water c. electricity
      • b. air d. fire
      Answer: air Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 26. The arrangement of ____ by wavelength is called the electromagnetic spectrum.
      • a. physical energy c. mechanical energy
      • b. electromagnetic radiation d. electronic energy
      Answer: electromagnetic radiation Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 27. ____ telescopes collect and record radio waves given off by some objects in space.
      • a. Radio c. Refracting
      • b. Optical d. Reflecting
      Answer: radio Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 28. The trouble experienced with the Hubble Space Telescope dealt with ____.
      • a. its launch into space
      • b. its deployment into space
      • c. a mistake made when the mirror was shaped
      • d. its position in the space shuttle
      Answer: A mistake made when the mirror was shaped Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 29. The destination of the space probe Cassini is ____.
      • a. Jupiter c. the Moon
      • b. Saturn d. Mars
      Answer: Saturn Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 30. Early data gathered from the space probe ____ indicate that hydrogen is present in the rocks of the Moon's poles.
      • a. Cassini c. Mercury
      • b. Lunar Prospector d. Viking I
      Answer: Lunar Prospector Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 31. The first artificial satellite, ____, was placed into orbit around Earth by the former Soviet Union in 1957.
      • a. Voyager I c. Galileo
      • b. Sputnik I d. Viking I
      Answer: Sputnik I Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 32. An artificial satellite is a spacecraft that ____.
      • a. completes only one orbit
      • b. is built by humans and orbits another object
      • c. travels outward across the entire solar system
      • d. orbits beyond the orbit of the Sun
      Answer: Is built by humans and orbits another object Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 33. A space probe is a spacecraft that ____.
      • a. completes only one orbit
      • b. is built and launched by humans
      • c. gathers information and sends it back to Earth
      • d. both b and c
      Answer: Both b and c Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 34. One major difference between an artificial satellite and a space probe is that the artificial satellite ____.
      • a. is built by humans
      • b. is less expensive to build
      • orbits another object, while the space probe travels farther into the solar system
      • d. can carry only instruments into space
      Answer: orbits another object, while the space probe travels farther into the solar system Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 35. In addition to sending humans into space in the Mercury and Gemini programs, space probes were sent to the Moon to ____.
      • a. take pictures of its surface
      • determine the best landing sites on the Moon
      • test the possibility of landing a spacecraft on the Moon
      • d. all of the above
      Answer: All of the above Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 36. A characteristic of the space shuttle is that ____.
      • a. it is reusable
      • b. it can land like an airplane
      • c. the cargo bay can be used for a wide variety of tasks
      • d. all of the above
      Answer: all of the above Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 37. Of all the benefits of the space shuttle, the one that helps cut costs the most is that ____.
      • a. it is reusable
      • b. it can land like an airplane
      • c. the cargo bay can be used for a wide variety of tasks
      • d. all of the above
      Answer: It is reusable Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula
      • 38. The International Space Station (ISS) will be a ____ research laboratory.
      • a. Russian c. permanent
      • b. Japanese d. temporary
      Answer: permanent Chapter 8 Review Questions The Orion Nebula