A Quiz About Solar Eclipse! Trivia

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A Quiz About Solar Eclipse! Trivia

This is a Quiz About Solar Eclipse! Eclipses in history are seen as something to be feared or a certain omen, but scientists today can be able to project when an eclipse will take place and which type. A solar eclipse is said to occur when the moon moves between the sun and the earth to cover it partially or totally. Did you know that there are an estimated two to three solar eclipses a year? Get to learn more about solar eclipses through this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How long did the August 2017 "American eclipse" last?
    • A. 

      02m40s

    • B. 

      02 seconds

    • C. 

      04m 20s

    • D. 

      06 seconds

  • 2. 
    Was the August 2017 eclipse a total or partial eclipse?
    • A. 

      It was a total eclipse

    • B. 

      It was a partial eclipse

    • C. 

      It was an annular eclipse

    • D. 

      It was a lunar eclipse

  • 3. 
    How long can a solar eclipse last for?
    • A. 

      A maximum of 10 minutes

    • B. 

      A maximum of 7 minutes

    • C. 

      A maximum of 4 minutes

    • D. 

      A maximum of 6 minutes.

  • 4. 
    How do animals react during periods of the total eclipse?
    • A. 

      They act confused.

    • B. 

      They act confused and prepare to sleep.

    • C. 

      They prepare to sleep.

    • D. 

      They hide.

  • 5. 
    Do temperatures because colder or warmer during a solar eclipse?
    • A. 

      They become extremely hot

    • B. 

      They cool down up to 20 degrees lower.

    • C. 

      They stay the same.

    • D. 

      They cool down considerably.

  • 6. 
    How long does it take for daylight to be restored after a solar eclipse?
    • A. 

      Up to an hour

    • B. 

      Five minutes.

    • C. 

      Seven hours

    • D. 

      30 minutes

  • 7. 
    When do annular eclipses happen?
    • A. 

      When the moon is too far from the sun.

    • B. 

      When the moon is too far from Earth

    • C. 

      During winter.

    • D. 

      During hurricane season.

  • 8. 
    What could happen to you if you look directly into the sun during a total eclipse?
    • A. 

      You could become bipolar.

    • B. 

      You could become completely blind.

    • C. 

      You could lose your speech

    • D. 

      You could lose most of your senses.

  • 9. 
    How many people were affected by darkness during the total eclipse of August 2017?
    • A. 

      12 millions people.

    • B. 

      1 million people.

    • C. 

      20 millions people

    • D. 

      300 millions people.

  • 10. 
    How is the outer realm of the sun called?
    • A. 

      Corona

    • B. 

      The lunar

    • C. 

      X rays

    • D. 

      The Milky way

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