Earth Revolution Trivia Quiz

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Also known as the orbit around the sun, the earth's revolution is an important part of life on earth and also has an impact on the way that we live our lives. This quiz covers the influence that the earth's orbit has on life and other topics like distance and orbital patterns.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The earth orbits the sun at an average distance of _____
    • A. 

      162.53 billion km

    • B. 

      52 billion km

    • C. 

      149.60 million km

    • D. 

      120 million km

  • 2. 
    How long does one complete orbit take?
    • A. 

      364 days

    • B. 

      366 days

    • C. 

      365 days

    • D. 

      365.25 days

  • 3. 
    What total distance does the earth travel to orbit the sun?
    • A. 

      940 million km

    • B. 

      960 million km

    • C. 

      950 million km

    • D. 

      930 million km

  • 4. 
    What is the orbital speed of the earth?
    • A. 

      50 km/s

    • B. 

      30 km/s

    • C. 

      60 km/s

    • D. 

      40 km/s

  • 5. 
    The earth's revolution results in one of the following
    • A. 

      Sea levels

    • B. 

      Global warming

    • C. 

      Seasons

    • D. 

      Day and Night

  • 6. 
    The earth's revolution results in one of the following
    • A. 

      Day and night

    • B. 

      Sea tides

    • C. 

      Global warming

    • D. 

      Leap Years

  • 7. 
    _____ demonstrated that the earth revolves around the sun
    • A. 

      Nicolaus Coppernicus

    • B. 

      Galileo Galilei 

    • C. 

      Albert Einstein

    • D. 

      Isaac Newton

  • 8. 
    The earth orbits the sun in _____
    • A. 

      A cylindrical orbit

    • B. 

      A circular orbit

    • C. 

      An elliptical orbit

    • D. 

      A straight line

  • 9. 
    The orbital pattern of the earth was first described by _____
    • A. 

      Johannes Kepler

    • B. 

      Nicolaus Coppernicus

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Galileo Galilei 

  • 10. 
    The earths orbit has an eccentricity of _____
    • A. 

      More than 0.99

    • B. 

      0.82

    • C. 

      0.45

    • D. 

      Less than 0.02