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2nd Grade Earth, Moon And Solar System

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2nd Grade Earth, Moon And Solar System

This quiz assesses 2nd grade student knowledge of the Earth, Moon and the Solar System.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is NOT a planet?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Pluto

    • C. 

      Jupiter

    • D. 

      Mars

  • 2. 
    What planet do we live on?
    • A. 

      Uranus

    • B. 

      Neptune

    • C. 

      Mercury

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      The Earth

    • B. 

      Its own gases

    • C. 

      The Sun

    • D. 

      Saturn

  • 4. 
    What is the Moon made out of?
    • A. 

      Stars

    • B. 

      Gases

    • C. 

      Flowers

    • D. 

      Rocks

  • 5. 
    Which word means solar?
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Moon

    • D. 

      Star

  • 6. 
    What are the changing shapes of the Moon called?
    • A. 

      Plants

    • B. 

      Phases

    • C. 

      Orbits

    • D. 

      Spins

  • 7. 
    Day and night is created by the way the Earth moves around the sun.  What is this movement called?
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Phases

    • C. 

      Seasons

    • D. 

      Solar system

  • 8. 
    Which of the following is NOT a season of the year?
    • A. 

      Autumn

    • B. 

      Winter

    • C. 

      Summer

    • D. 

      Snow

  • 9. 
    Objects in space made up of hot gases, like the sun, are called...
    • A. 

      Planets

    • B. 

      Moons

    • C. 

      Rocks

    • D. 

      Stars

  • 10. 
    Which is the largest planet in the solar system?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Saturn

    • C. 

      Mars

    • D. 

      Neptune

  • 11. 
    During which phase of the Moon can we NOT see it in the sky?
    • A. 

      First Quarter Moon

    • B. 

      Full Moon

    • C. 

      Last Quarter Moon

    • D. 

      New Moon

  • 12. 
    How long does it take for the phases of the Moon to start and finish?
    • A. 

      1 day

    • B. 

      1 week

    • C. 

      1 month

    • D. 

      1 year

  • 13. 
    How long does it take for the Earth to rotate around the sun?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      24 days

    • C. 

      1 month

    • D. 

      1 year

  • 14. 
    What is the imaginary line that the Earth spins on called?
    • A. 

      Axis

    • B. 

      Orbit

    • C. 

      Rotation

    • D. 

      Phase

  • 15. 
    How many seasons of the year are there?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      8

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      24