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

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