SAT Subject Physics Practice Question 571: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 571

12. Each and every person on earth is made of atoms that originated in

A. the food we eat.
B. the ancient stars.
C. our mother's body.
D. the oceans.
E. the earth.

Correct Answer: B


The correct answer is (B). All the elements on the periodic table were combined in the fusion furnace of some past star. In fact all substances in existence were formed from elements which were formed in stars.

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