Astronomy current events question: artificial intelligence survey of moon craters

Astronomy 210L, spring semester 2018
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!)
Don Campbell, "New Technique Uses AI to Locate and Count Craters on the Moon" (March 12, 2018)
Researchers used __________ to identify 6,000 previously undiscovered craters on the moon.
(A) online volunteers.
(B) seeing-eye dogs.
(C) artificial intelligence.
(D) radar.
(E) moonquake data.

Correct answer: (C)

Student responses
Sections 30679, 30680
(A) : 2 students
(B) : 0 students
(C) : 25 students
(D) : 5 students
(E) : 5 students

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