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The Aurora Borealis Quiz

Do you know something about the ''Northern Lights''? Here is the chance for a test , better check what you know! 8 Questions.

 
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What causes the Aurora Borealis , which are commonly known as the Northern Lights?

  • Energetic particles coming from the Sun
  • Moonlight reflecting from the clouds
  • Infrared radiation coming from the Sun
  • Sunlight reflecting from clouds

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Which energetic particles cause most aurorae?

  • Neutrinos
  • Protons
  • Electrons
  • Neutrons

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The aurorae are mostly observed in the auroral zone located on what degrees on the Earth?

  • 10 - 20 Degrees from the geographic poles
  • 0 - 10 Degrees from the equator
  • 0 - 10 Degrees from the magnetic poles
  • 10 - 20 Degrees from the magnetic poles

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How long does it take for Solar Wind to travel from the Sun to our Earth?

  • 2 to 3 Days
  • 8 Minutes
  • 10 - 15 Days
  • About One Month Time

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When is the next Solar Activity peak predicted to be after the year of 2014?

  • 2017 - 2019
  • 2014 - 2017
  • 2014 - 2015
  • 2018 - 2088

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Why can't the Earth's Moon experience an Aurora Borealis , one other reason is that it has no Magnetic Field?

  • It has no atmosphere
  • It has a small amount of gravity
  • It is too faraway
  • It has no water

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The name ''Aurora'' literary means what?

  • Gods
  • Sunrise
  • Clouds
  • Oceanic

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Where does an Aurora originate from?

  • The Sun
  • Passing Comets
  • Another Planet
  • Planet Mars

 

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