# Special relativity: Quiz

 Question 1: ________ Lunar Laser Ranging experiment.NASAHuman spaceflightSpace explorationSpace Race

 Question 2: The results of various experiments, including the ________, indicated that the Earth was always 'stationary' relative to the aether–something that was difficult to explain, since the Earth is in orbit around the Sun.Luminiferous aetherSpecial relativityAlbert EinsteinMichelson–Morley experiment

 Question 3: Suppose we have a ________ at rest in the unprimed system S.Marine chronometerWater clockClockTime

 Question 4: Notice that this calculation ignores the ________ which is the reaction to the emission of electromagnetic radiation by the particle.Special relativityElectromagnetismGeneral relativityAbraham–Lorentz force

 Question 5: [2] Special relativity incorporates the principle that the ________ is the same for all inertial observers regardless of the state of motion of the source.SunOpticsSpeed of lightPhoton

 Question 6: That is, when we look at the ________ and say "The light from that star which I am receiving is X years old", we are looking down this line of sight: a null geodesic.SupernovaBinary starStarStellar classification

 Question 7: Taylor, Edwin, and ________ (1992) Spacetime Physics (2nd ed.).John Archibald WheelerChien-Shiung WuGeorge Eugene UhlenbeckMaurice Goldhaber

 Question 8: The theory is termed "special" because it applies the ________ only to inertial reference frames, i.e.Principle of relativitySpecial relativityIntroduction to special relativityGeneral relativity

 Question 9: Time dilation explains a number of physical phenomena; for example, the decay rate of ________ produced by cosmic rays impinging on the Earth's atmosphere.MuonElectronMesonProton

 Question 10: [citation needed] Just as Euclidean space uses a Euclidean metric, so space-time uses a ________.Minkowski spaceGeneral relativitySpacetimeSpecial relativity

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