4th Quarter Practice Assessment

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4th Quarter Practice Assessment

Taking this practice assessment is a great way to study for the assessment and see what you have learned and what you still need to review.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    About how many galaxies are there?
    • A. 

      Less than 100

    • B. 

      Hundreds

    • C. 

      Thousands

    • D. 

      Millions

    • E. 

      Billions

  • 2. 
    Galaxies that have no shape are called _________________ galaxies.
    • A. 

      Spiral

    • B. 

      Irregular

    • C. 

      Elliptical

    • D. 

      Spherical

    • E. 

      Twirl

  • 3. 
    Galaxies that look like a flattened ball are called _________________ galaxies.
    • A. 

      Spiral

    • B. 

      Irregular

    • C. 

      Elliptical

    • D. 

      Spherical

    • E. 

      Twirl

  • 4. 
    Galaxies shaped like a pinwheel are called _________________ galaxies.
    • A. 

      Spiral

    • B. 

      Irregular

    • C. 

      Elliptical

    • D. 

      Spherical

    • E. 

      Twirl

  • 5. 
    Our galaxy is:
    • A. 

      A twirl galaxy called the swirl galaxy

    • B. 

      A spiral galaxy called the milky way galaxy

    • C. 

      An elliptical galaxy called the milky way galaxy

    • D. 

      An elliptical galaxy called the swirl galaxy

    • E. 

      A spiral galaxy called the swirl galaxy

  • 6. 
    Put the items in order from largest to smallest.
    • A. 

      Universe, solar system, galaxy

    • B. 

      Solar system, universe, galaxy

    • C. 

      Universe, galaxy, solar system

    • D. 

      Galaxy, universe, solar system

    • E. 

      Galaxy, solar system, universe

  • 7. 
    At the center of our solar system is
    • A. 

      The moon

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      A galaxy

    • D. 

      A black hole

    • E. 

      A star

  • 8. 
    How many stars are there in our solar system
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Around ten

    • C. 

      Thousands

    • D. 

      Millions

    • E. 

      Billions

  • 9. 
    The inner-most layer of the sun, where all of its energy is produced is the
    • A. 

      Photosphere

    • B. 

      Radiation zone

    • C. 

      Corona

    • D. 

      Core

    • E. 

      Convective zone

  • 10. 
    About how many times larger is Jupiter than Neptune?  Neptune's diameter is 49,528 and Jupiter's diameter is 142,984. 
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

    • E. 

      5

  • 11. 
    The layer of the sun we can only see during a solar eclipse is called the
    • A. 

      Core

    • B. 

      Corona

    • C. 

      Convective zone

    • D. 

      Solar flare

    • E. 

      Photosphere

  • 12. 
    Cool, dark spots on the sun's surface are called
    • A. 

      Prominences

    • B. 

      Solar flares

    • C. 

      Sun spots

    • D. 

      Coronal mass ejections

    • E. 

      Pleges

  • 13. 
    One rotation is equal to
    • A. 

      One hour

    • B. 

      One day

    • C. 

      One month

    • D. 

      One year

    • E. 

      One decade

  • 14. 
    One revolution is equal to
    • A. 

      One hour

    • B. 

      One day

    • C. 

      One month

    • D. 

      One year

    • E. 

      One decade

  • 15. 
    This picture is of a(n)
    • A. 

      Lunar eclipse

    • B. 

      Solar flare

    • C. 

      Solar eclipse

    • D. 

      Annular eclipse

  • 16. 
    The movement of one celestial object around another is called
    • A. 

      A trip

    • B. 

      A revolution

    • C. 

      A rotation

    • D. 

      An orbit

    • E. 

      A spin

  • 17. 
    The spinning of a planet on its axis is called
    • A. 

      Twirl

    • B. 

      Ellipse

    • C. 

      Revolution

    • D. 

      Orbit

    • E. 

      Rotation

  • 18. 
    Are inner planets warmer than outer planets?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

  • 19. 
    Do inner planets have a faster rotation than outer planets?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Some do and some don't

    • D. 

      No one knows

  • 20. 
    Do inner planets have a faster revolution than the outer planets?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No

    • C. 

      Some do and some don't

    • D. 

      No one knows

  • 21. 
    Are inner planets smaller or larger than the outer planets?
    • A. 

      Smaller

    • B. 

      Larger

    • C. 

      Some are smaller and some are larger

    • D. 

      No one knows

  • 22. 
    Do the inner planets have a gassy or rocky surface?
    • A. 

      Gassy

    • B. 

      Rocky

    • C. 

      Some are gassy and some are rocky

    • D. 

      No one knows

  • 23. 
    Diameter tells you about a sphere's
    • A. 

      Color

    • B. 

      Mass

    • C. 

      Weight

    • D. 

      Size

  • 24. 
    Asteroids orbit between
    • A. 

      The sun and Mercury

    • B. 

      Earth and Mars

    • C. 

      Mars and Jupiter

    • D. 

      Jupiter and Saturn

    • E. 

      Saturn and Uranus

  • 25. 
    Meteoroids are _____________ than asteroids
    • A. 

      Heavier

    • B. 

      Rounder

    • C. 

      Smaller

    • D. 

      Larger

    • E. 

      More metallic