5th Grade Sun, Moon And Earth

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5th Grade Sun, Moon And Earth

The earth is just but a small part of the universe. We are surrounded by a lot of galaxies and planets. We have just covered the earth, the moon and the sun in out science class and made models of each. Take up the quiz and see what you can recall.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the word that the moon turns around the earth?
    • A. 

      Turning

    • B. 

      Orbit

    • C. 

      Rotates

  • 2. 
    What is the largest in the solar system?
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Earth

    • C. 

      Pluto

    • D. 

      Mars

    • E. 

      Venus

  • 3. 
    How many days those Moon take to orbit the Earth?
    • A. 

      100days

    • B. 

      1day

    • C. 

      28days

    • D. 

      59days

    • E. 

      29days

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      A star

    • B. 

      A planet

    • C. 

      A gas

    • D. 

      A rock

  • 5. 
    Earth's rotation (turning on its axis) causes
    • A. 

      Day and night

    • B. 

      Solar eclipse

    • C. 

      The seasons to change

    • D. 

      The moon to appear as different shapes

  • 6. 
    The Earth revolves around
    • A. 

      Itself

    • B. 

      Mars

    • C. 

      The moon

    • D. 

      The sun

  • 7. 
    Why does the moon appear to shine in the night sky?
    • A. 

      The moon makes its own light.

    • B. 

      The moon reflects the sun's light.

    • C. 

      The moon lights up when it becomes dark.

    • D. 

      The moon reflects the Earth's light.

  • 8. 
    Why does the moon appear to be larger than the stars?
    • A. 

      The moon is larger than the stars.

    • B. 

      The moon is brighter than the stars.

    • C. 

      The moon is closer to Earth than the stars.

    • D. 

      The moon is the largest of all stars.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The temperature of the sun changes.

    • B. 

      Earth rotates on it axis.

    • C. 

      Earth's axis is tilted as it moves around the sun.

    • D. 

      The distance between Earth and the sun changes.

  • 10. 
    Which object in space produces its own light?
    • A. 

      Moon

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Planet

    • D. 

      Asteroid

  • 11. 
    About how long does one rotation of the Earth take?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      365 Days

    • C. 

      12 hours

    • D. 

      30 days

  • 12. 
    About how long does one revolution of the Earth take?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      365 days

    • C. 

      12 hours

    • D. 

      30 days

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      There is a full moon

    • B. 

      The moon is between the Earth and the sun

    • C. 

      The Earth casts a shadow on the Earth.

    • D. 

      The Earth is between the moon and the sun

  • 14. 
    A lunar eclipse may occure when ___________________.
    • A. 

      The moon is between the Earth and the sun

    • B. 

      There is a New Moon

    • C. 

      The Earth is between the moon and the sun

    • D. 

      The sun casts a shadow over the Earth