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12. The Universe according to the prevailing current body of evidence is likely to

a. contract someday and implode on itself

b. be an oscillator and right now it is simply in an expansion phase

c. continue to expand forever

d. heat up as the distance between galaxies increases

13.Select the statement that is true related to exo solar planets

a. They can never possess Life or Moons

b. They can only be terrestrial type of planets( ie rocky )

c. They can be similar to either the Terrestrial or Jovian (ie gaseous )planets.

d. They are always older than the planets of our solar system because they are far away

14. The expression "We are made of Star stuff " coined by Carl Sagan as it relates to Cosmology/ Astronomy implies

a. The heavy atoms in our body were created in the cauldron of past stars

b. A positive attitude will make you shine like a star

c. Everything in the universe, including stars and people , evolve.

d. The Hydrogen atoms in our body today comes from dead stars

15. Light passing by a black hole or a large star can be deflected because

a. Newton's Law of gravity shows light will be attracted to the mass, because light has mass

b. Light particles, called photons, speed up as they approach a large mass.

c. Black Holes are surrounded by metallic cosmic mirrors, that scatter light

d. Space-Time lines are warped near the presence of massive bodies such as a black hole.

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12. The Universe according to the prevailing current body of evidence is likely to

c. continue to expand forever

13.Select the statement that is true related to exo solar ...

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