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Mini-Quiz: Observations in Astronomy

by Ron Kurtus (updated 18 January 2022)

Take this Mini-Quiz to check your understanding of the lesson material.

1. How did ancient people discover things about astronomy?

They read it in a book

They were observant

They worshiped the Sun god

2. What invention revolutionized our study of the sky?

The microscope

The airplane

The telescope

3. What can scientists learn from using a spectrometer?

How fast stars are moving

If there are spectacles in space

If people live on Mars

If you got all three correct, you are on your way to becoming a Champion in Astronomy. If you had problems, you had better look over the material again.

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