Day, Night And Seasons

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A quiz for Year 7, 8 or 9 students getting to grips with the basics of local astronomy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Earth moves around   
    • A. 

      The moon

    • B. 

      The sun

    • C. 

      In a circle

    • D. 

      Backwards

  • 2. 
    REVOLUTION means to 'go all the way around a central point or object once'
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    How long does it take for the Earth to make one REVOLUTION around the sun?
    • A. 

      365.25 days

    • B. 

      365 days

    • C. 

      A leap year

    • D. 

      24 hours

  • 4. 
    An axis is a visible or imagined line that something revolves (turns) around.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The Earth revolves around an ________.
  • 6. 
    In science, cycles are
    • A. 

      Another word for a revolution

    • B. 

      A method for finishing an experiment

    • C. 

      Things that happen over and over again

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 7. 
    Tick all the options that involve cycles
    • A. 

      The Seasons

    • B. 

      The water cycle

    • C. 

      Climate changing from interglacial to ice age over and over again

    • D. 

      Day and night

  • 8. 
    What causes seasons on Earth?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      The distance between the sun and Earth

    • C. 

      The tilt of the Earth's axis

    • D. 

      The moon and the tides

    • E. 

      The solar flare cycle

  • 9. 
    We get day and night because only one side of the Earth can face the __________ at a given point in time.
  • 10. 
    Which of the following is TRUE?
    • A. 

      Day and night are always the same length

    • B. 

      Day and night always add up to 24 hours

    • C. 

      The tilt of the Earths axis changes throughout the year

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 11. 
    Tick all the places that are in the Northern Hemisphere
    • A. 

      Scotland

    • B. 

      New Zealand

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      Hawaii

    • E. 

      Australia

  • 12. 
    The length of the day and night are NEVER exactly the same
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False