Black Hole Quiz

Take a chance at one of the universes most mysterious phenomenons
Quiz by Enterstellar
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Last updated: November 19, 2018
First submittedNovember 19, 2018
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The infinitely dense theoretical core of a black hole
Singularity
The region in spacetime beyond which events cannot affect an outside observer (ie: the point of no return)
Event Horizon
The type of black hole with 10 solar masses
Stellar
The type of black hole with 1 million solar masses
Supermassive
The name of the black hole at the centre of the Milky Way galaxy
Sagittarius A*
If our sun disappeared and a black hole with the same mass took its place, would Earth fall in to the black hole?
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The term used for the radius of the event horizon in a non-rotating black hole
The Schwarzschild radius
The term used when an observer witnesses objects slow down infinitely as they approach the event horizon
Time Dilation
The term used for the bending of light around black holes and other massive interstellar objects
Gravitational Lensing
The region of spacetime around a rotating black hole that pulls objects along (frame-dragging)
Ergosphere
The term used for the super-heated gas, plasma, dust, and/or particles that orbits certain black holes
Accretion Disk
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