Earth Quiz For 5th Grade Students

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The earth, unlike all the other planets in our solar system, is unique in several ways. Learn about planet earth and test your 5th grader's knowledge of the various characteristics that the earth exhibits as a planet and the habitation of humans and other living species.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The earth is flattened at the North and South poles and bulges at the _____
    • A. 

      Meridien

    • B. 

      Top

    • C. 

      Equator

    • D. 

      Bottom

  • 2. 
    _____ is the only planet in our solar system not named after Roman or Greek gods
    • A. 

      Pluto

    • B. 

      Saturn

    • C. 

      Venus

    • D. 

      Earth

  • 3. 
    How old is the earth?
    • A. 

      4.543 billion years

    • B. 

      4.543 million years

    • C. 

      3.238 billion years

    • D. 

      3.238 million years

  • 4. 
    What is the earth's distance from the sun?
    • A. 

      234.6 million km

    • B. 

      149.6 million km

    • C. 

      50 million km

    • D. 

      3 million km

  • 5. 
    In what position is the earth, when counting planets from the sun?
    • A. 

      5th

    • B. 

      1st

    • C. 

      3rd

    • D. 

      4th

  • 6. 
    ____ is the earth's natural satellite
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      Stars

    • D. 

      Moon

  • 7. 
    _____ was the first man to land on the moon
    • A. 

      Neil Armstrong

    • B. 

      Harrison Schmitt

    • C. 

      Ronald Evans

    • D. 

      Charles Duke

  • 8. 
    Of the 70% of water that covers the earth, how much of it is fresh water?
    • A. 

      10%

    • B. 

      3%

    • C. 

      5%

    • D. 

      50%

  • 9. 
    _____ is the hottest region of the earth
    • A. 

      The Kalahari Desert

    • B. 

      The Arizonian Desert

    • C. 

      The Sahara Desert

    • D. 

      Texas

  • 10. 
    _____ is the coldest region on the earth
    • A. 

      Alaska

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      Canada

    • D. 

      Antartica

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