Science Trivia Quiz

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1. The shape of the galaxy

The galaxy we live in is called the Milky Way. It is shaped approximately like:

A) A round ball
B) A doughnut
C) A pretzel
D) A flat spiral

Your answer — A) A round ball — was incorrect.

The Milky Way has four spiral arms radiating out from a central cluster of stars or “nucleus”. Our solar system is located on one of the spiral arms, quite far from the center.

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