Chapter 6

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Question 1

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What is the spectral sequence in order of increasing temperature?
Answer
  • MKFAGBO
  • BAFGKMO
  • MKGFABO
  • ABFMKGO

Question 2

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Which of the following can we use to determine the surface temperature of a star?
Answer
  • determining if the star has a companion star
  • studying its line absorption spectrum
  • measuring the star’s distance
  • measuring the star’s parallax

Question 3

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The table lists the spectral types for each of four stars. Which star in this table would have the lowest surface temperature?
Answer
  • α For
  • ο Cet
  • γ Tri
  • ξ Per

Question 4

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The table lists the spectral types for each of four stars. Which star in this table would have the highest surface temperature?
Answer
  • α For
  • a
  • γ Tri
  • ξ Per

Question 5

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What properties of a star determine its luminosity?
Answer
  • distance and diameter
  • temperature and distance
  • temperature and diameter
  • apparent magnitude and temperature

Question 6

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How do we know that giant stars are larger in diameter than the Sun?
Answer
  • They are more luminous but have about the same temperature
  • They are less luminous but have about the same temperature
  • They are hotter but have about the same luminosity
  • They are cooler but have about the same luminosity

Question 7

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Sirius A and B are two stars at the same distance from the Earth. In this binary system, Sirius A is much brighter but Sirius B is much hotter. From this information, what can you conclude about the two stars?
Answer
  • Sirius B must be much smaller than Sirius A
  • Sirius B must be much larger than Sirius A
  • Sirius B must be much more massive than Sirius A
  • Sirius B must be much less massive than Sirius A

Question 8

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In a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, where are the stars with the smallest radius found?
Answer
  • in the upper left corner
  • in the upper right corner
  • in the lower left corner
  • in the lower right corner

Question 9

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In a Hertzsprung-Russell diagram, where are 90 percent of all the stars found?
Answer
  • in the giant region
  • in the supergiant region
  • on the dwarf sequence
  • on the main sequence

Question 10

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The star named Sheat is of spectral type M2 and luminosity class II. Based on this information, how does Sheat compare to the Sun?
Answer
  • Sheat is cooler and larger than the Sun
  • Sheat is cooler and smaller than the Sun
  • Sheat is hotter and more luminous than the Sun
  • Sheat is hotter and larger than the Sun

Question 11

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The star named Circini has the spectral type and luminosity class of O 8.5 V. Based on this information, how does Circini compare to the Sun?
Answer
  • Circini is cooler and larger than the Sun
  • Circini is cooler and smaller than the Sun
  • Circini is hotter and more luminous than the Sun
  • Circini is hotter and less luminous than the Sun

Question 12

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Where are red giant stars found in the Hertzsprung-Russell diagram?
Answer
  • above the main sequence
  • below the main sequence
  • on the lower main sequence
  • on the upper main sequence

Question 13

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Which star in the table is the closest to Earth?
Answer
  • δ Cen
  • HR 4758
  • HD 39801
  • 9 CMa

Question 14

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Which star in the table has the highest surface temperature?
Answer
  • δ Cen
  • HR 4758
  • HD 39801
  • 9 CMa

Question 15

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Which star in the table has the largest diameter?
Answer
  • δ Cen
  • HR 4758
  • HD 39801
  • 9 CMa
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