Physics and Astronomy Quiz

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Which type of motion is associated with the emission or absorption of photons?

Accelerated motion

What is the term for the apparent size of an object in the sky and how can it be estimated?

Angular size; estimated using a ruler

What is the relationship between temperature and color?

Higher temperature corresponds to shorter wavelength light

What is the main difference between the heliocentric and geocentric systems?

In the heliocentric system, the Sun is at the center; in the geocentric system, the Earth is at the center

What is the term for the unit used to measure distances within the solar system?

Astronomical unit

Test your knowledge on various topics related to physics and astronomy! This quiz covers concepts such as accelerated motion, angular size estimation, temperature-color relationship, heliocentric vs geocentric systems, astronomical units, forces like friction and gravity, the speed of light, the electromagnetic spectrum, wavelength of light and energy, the causes of seasons, and the movements of planets and stars.

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