# Sun, Moon, And Earth Quiz

15 Questions  I  By Plaintec
Fourth grade quiz

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## Questions and Answers

 1 What celestial objects would you NOTsee in the sky if you were viewing it at night from the earth?
 A. The moon
 B. Stars
 C. Meteors
 D. The sun
 E. Planets
 2 What is the distance from Earth to the sun?
 A. 149 million feet
 B. 149 million kilometres or 92.58 million miles
 C. 92.58 million yards
 D. 149 million yards
 E. 350,000 miles
 3 What is the distance of the earth to the moon?
 A. Approximately 350 km (250 miles)
 B. Approximately 380,000 feet
 C. Approximately 300 million miles
 D. approximately 380,000 km (230,000 miles)
 E. Approximately 700 million kilometers (530 million miles)
 4 How long does it take for the earth to rotate 360 degrees one time on its axis?
 A. 24 hours
 B. 365 1/4 days
 C. 28 days
 D. 12 hours
 E. 36 hours
 5 How long does it take for the earth to complete its orbit around the sun?
 A. 24 hours
 B. 365 1/4 days
 C. 28 days
 D. 12 hours
 E. 36 hours
 6 How long does it take for the moon to orbit Earth?
 A. 24 hours
 B. 12 hours
 C. 28 days
 D. 365 1/4 days
 E. 56 weeks
 7 The moon appears to grow larger after the new moon.  This is called
 8 After a full moon, the light reflected from the  moon grows smaller.  This is known as
 9 The sun is directly over the equator on which two days of the year?
 A. First day of spring and first day of fall
 B. First day of winter and first day of spring
 C. First day of summer and first day of spring
 D. First day of winter and first day of summer
 E. First day of fall and first day of summer
 10 What invisible line divides the earth into the northern and southern hemispheres?
 A. The international date line
 B. The equator
 C. The Earth's axis
 D. The Tropic of Cancer
 E. The Tropic of Capricorn
 11 What is the name of the imaginary line that runs from the north to the south pole?
 A. The equator
 B. The Tropic of Capricorn
 C. The Tropic of Cancer
 D. The axis
 E. The International Date Line
 12 The earth is able to support life because we have a unique _____________________
 13 When the sun's rays are most direct over the northern hemisphere, it is what season?
 A. Spring
 B. Summer
 C. Fall
 D. Winter
 E. Daytime
 14 When the sun's rays are most direct over the southern hemisphere, the northern hemisphere is experiencing
 A. Spring
 B. Summer
 C. Fall
 D. Winter
 E. Night
 15 The tilt of Earth on the axis allows for more direct sunlight on one hemisphere than another.  This allows for
 A. Seasons
 B. Day and Night
 C. Christmas
 D. Meteor Showers
 E. Rainbows
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