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Edwin Hubble

Edwin Hubble (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Edwin Hubble Quiz Questions

1. When was Edwin Hubble born?
a) 9 February1883
b) 26 April 1888
c) 23 July 1882
d) 20 November 1889

2. Where was Edwin Hubble born?
a) Boston
b) Honolulu
c) Marshfield
d) Los Angeles

3. What did Edwin Hubble study at Oxford?
a) Physics
b) Law
c) Biology
d) Chemistry

Signature of Edwin Hubble

Signature of Edwin Hubble from Karel Hujer’s Journal (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

4. From which university did Edwin Hubble get Ph.D. in astronomy?
a) Chicago
b) Harvard
c) Yale
d) Toronto

Edwin Hubble's classification scheme

Galaxies are very important fundamental building blocks of the Universe. Some are simple, while others are very complex in structure. As one of the first steps towards a coherent theory of galaxy evolution, the American astronomer Edwin Hubble, developed a classification scheme of galaxies in 1926. Although this scheme, also known as the Hubble tuning fork diagram, is now considered somewhat too simple, the basic ideas still hold… (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

5. Where did Edwin Hubble work as an astronomer?
a) Peterson Planetarium
b) Mount Wilson Observatory
c) Lick Observatory
d) Mauna Key Observatory

6. When did Edwin Hubble announce the discovery of galaxies outside Milky Way?
a) 1915
b) 1924
c) 1922
d) 1918

7. What did Edwin Hubble discover in 1927?
a) Dark matter
b) Dark energy
c) Universe was expanding
d) Black holes

8. How is the ratio of the speed of galaxies to their distance known?
a) Hubble’s constant
b) Galactic halo
c) Galactic cluster
d) Hubble’s theorem

9. When did Edwin Hubble die?
a) 14 January 1942
b) 28 June 1958
c) 28 September 1953
d) 16 December 1956

10. Where did Edwin Hubble die?
a) San Marino
b) Portland
c) Pasadena
d) San Fernando

Edwin Hubble Quiz Questions with Answers

Lifestyles of the Galaxies Next Door

Lifestyles of the Galaxies Next Door (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

1. When was Edwin Hubble born?
d) 20 November 1889

2. Where was Edwin Hubble born?
c) Marshfield

3. What did Edwin Hubble study at Oxford?
b) Law

4. From which university did Edwin Hubble get Ph.D. in astronomy?
a) Chicago

5. Where did Edwin Hubble work as an astronomer?
b) Mount Wilson Observatory

6. When did Edwin Hubble announce the discovery of galaxies outside Milky Way?
b) 1924

7. What did Edwin Hubble discover in 1927?
c) Universe was expanding

8. How is the ratio of the speed of galaxies to their distance known?
a) Hubble’s constant

9. When did Edwin Hubble die?
c) 28 September 1953

10. Where did Edwin Hubble die?
a) San Marino

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Updated: May 20, 2016 — 8:17 pm

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