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Question 1:
Which of the following titles did Milky Way have?
Galaxy's Strangest Creatures
Milky Way Galaxy
Galaxy Angel Eternal Lovers
Twilight Galaxy

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  The Galactic Plane seen by the ATLASGAL survey, divided into sections.
  Photograph of the "Great Andromeda Nebula" from 1899, later identified as the Andromeda Galaxy.
  Location of the starscape in relation to the rest of the galaxy.
  Broad infrared view of our Milky Way Galaxy from the Spitzer Space Telescope created from more than 800,000 frames. This is the most detailed infrared picture of our galaxy to date.

Question 3: It is one of billions of galaxies in the ________.
Big BangObservable universeDark matterRedshift

Question 4:
Milky Way, Andromeda Galaxy and Local Group are all:
Galactic astronomy Spiral galaxies Local Group Barred spiral galaxies

Question 5: Actual proof of the Milky Way consisting of many stars came in 1610 when ________ used a telescope to study the Milky Way and discovered that it was composed of a huge number of faint stars.
Scientific methodScientific revolutionGalileo GalileiIsaac Newton

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Observed and extrapolated structure of the spiral arms.
  A green and red Perseid meteor streaks across the sky just below the Milky Way in August 2007.
  Milky way starscape taken from Paranal.

Question 7:
Which of the following labels did Milky Way work with?
Number of jets of water:
Number of stars
Number of Sections
Number of Members

Question 8:
Milky Way, Large Magellanic Cloud and Canis Major Dwarf Galaxy are all:
Barred spiral galaxies Milky Way Subgroup Spiral galaxies Local Group

Question 9: The Persian astronomer Abū Rayhān al-Bīrūnī (973-1048) proposed the Milky Way ________ to be a collection of countless nebulous stars.
Spiral galaxyGalaxy filamentAndromeda GalaxyGalaxy

Question 10: This calculation is according to a computer model made by Martin Weinberg of the ________.
UMass MinutemenBoston UniversityUniversity of Massachusetts LowellUniversity of Massachusetts Amherst

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