Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, CA
Students are assigned to read online articles on current astronomy events, and take a short current events quiz during the first 10 minutes of lab. (This motivates students to show up promptly to lab, as the time cut-off for the quiz is strictly enforced!)
Monica Young, "The Flares from Milky Way’s Black Hole," October 24, 2012NASA's Nuclear Spectroscopic Telescope (NuSTAR) has observed x-ray flares which may be produced by __________ the Milky Way's central supermassive black hole.
(A) matter-antimatter reactions within.
(B) hot gases surrounding.
(C) energetic pulsar beams in.
(D) dark energy exiting out of.
(E) interactions of a dwarf black hole with.
Correct answer: (B)
Sections 70178, 70186, 70200
(A) : 8 students
(B) : 21 students
(C) : 13 students
(D) : 4 students
(E) : 4 students