Astronomy Quiz 1

1. Astronomy means:

Ans: The science that studies the laws of the stars / a natural science that studies celestial objects and phenomena / law of the stars, or culture of the stars

2. The branch of astronomy that studies the universe as a whole

Ans: Cosmology

3. Oldest natural sciences

Ans: Astronomy

4. Early civilizations used Astronomy

Ans: Babylonians, Greeks, Indians, Egyptians, Chinese, Maya, and many ancient indigenous peoples of the Americas

5. Early civilizations recorded history made methodical observations in the

Ans: night sky

6. Why earlier civilizations used Astronomy?

Ans:  astrometry, celestial navigation, observational astronomy, and the making of calendars

7. Now the professional astronomy is also known as...?

Ans: Astrophysics

8. Professional astronomy is divided into?

Ans: Two types

9. Two types of Professional astronomy are?

Ans: observational and theoretical branches

10. Observational astronomy is focused on?

Ans: acquiring data from observations of astronomical objects

11. What is the use of observational astronomy?

Ans: analyzed data used for the basic principles of physics

12. What is the use of Theoretical astronomy?

Ans:  Used for the development of computer or analytical models to describe astronomical objects and phenomena

13. What is Theoretical astronomy trying to seek?

Ans: To explain observational results and observations are used to confirm theoretical results

14. What is an active role in Astronomy?

Ans: Research conducted by the amateur, scientists (professional or non-professional) by wholeor half part of the research.

15. Astronomy and Astrology have?

 Ans: two fields share a common origin, they are now entirely distinct

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