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Stars Quiz

  1. Heat generated by fusion in a star's core is carried outwards towards the surface by radiation and by convection. Convection is most like:

  2. During its main sequence lifetime, a star is kept from collapsing under its own weight by:

  3. Massive stars have the shortest main sequence lifetimes because:

  4. The mass of a star determines its evolutionary endpoint because:

  5. Stars less massive than the Sun:

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