5th Grade Sun, Moon And Earth

14 Questions
5th Grade Sun, Moon And Earth

Quiz over properties of the Earth, moon and Sun

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    • 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. 
    Earth has seasons because
    • 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 solar eclipse may occur when ______________________.
    • 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. 

      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