Chapter 2

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Chapter 2

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  • 1. 
    Earth's 23.5 degree tilt causes
    • A. 

      Moon's phases

    • B. 

      Earth's seasons

    • C. 

      Earth's rotation

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      The shape of Earth's orbit

    • B. 

      Occurs when the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator

    • C. 

      It occurs when one object gets in between you and another object, blocking your view.

    • D. 

      It occurs when the Sun is directly over the equator

  • 3. 
    During a new moon, 
    • A. 

      All of the moon is visible

    • B. 

      None of the moon is visible

    • C. 

      The moon has completed 25% of its orbit around Earth

  • 4. 
    Check the boxes that is true to the following statement:What caused people to think the Earth was spherical in shape?
    • A. 

      Earth cast a curved shadow on the Moon during an eclipse

    • B. 

      We saw that the Moon had several different phases.

    • C. 

      The distance from the Earth and the Sun began to vary each year.

    • D. 

      Early sailors noticed that approaching ships came into view a little at a time.

  • 5. 
    After a waxing crescent, what phase would come afterward?
  • 6. 
    The Moon has completed how much of its orbit around Earth during a full moon?
  • 7. 
    All but a sliver of the moon is showing and the lit portion of the moon is growing larger. What phase of the moon is this?
  • 8. 
    • A. 

      29.5

    • B. 

      30

    • C. 

      27.3

    • D. 

      29.7

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      The time it takes for the Moon to pass through its complete series of phases from new moon to new moon.

    • B. 

      The time it takes for the Earth to complete one revolution around the Sun

    • C. 

      The time it takes for the Moon to complete a revolution around the Earth

  • 10. 
    We have phases of the moon because of the combination of Earth revolving around the Sun and the Moon revolving around the Earth. 
    • A. 

      True?!

    • B. 

      False?!

  • 11. 
    The summer solstice has the most daylight.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Sun's rays are directed at the equator during the Summer and Winter Solstice.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
  • 14. 
  • 15. 
  • 16. 
  • 17. 
  • 18. 
    Select the statements that are true for maria. 
    • A. 

      Smooth, dark regions

    • B. 

      Made of solid iron located at the moon's center.

    • C. 

      Formed when a crater formed a long time ago and molten material seeped into the crater and cooled.

    • D. 

      A bowl shaped depression with a raised rim

    • E. 

      Formed only with the impact of a meteroid

    • F. 

      Hilly areas of the moon covered with craters

    • G. 

      Most Apollo missions landed here.

  • 19. 
    For what reasons was the "Capture Theory" most likely false?
    • A. 

      The Moon is too big

    • B. 

      Earth wouldn't have enough energy to capture it due to its size

    • C. 

      The Moon and Earth have such similar features that it was unlikely that the Moon was formed somewhere else.

    • D. 

      The Moon was too small to be captured.

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      A theory that a "Mars' sized object hit Earth when it was young.

    • B. 

      The theory that the moon was captured by the Earth's gravity and pulled into our orbit.

    • C. 

      The theory that the moon formed separately at the same time Earth was.

  • 21. 
  • 22. 
  • 23. 
    Select the following that are true because of the Moon's lack of an atmosphere. 
    • A. 

      The radiation is intensified

    • B. 

      The surface is more vulnerable; craters form easily.

    • C. 

      The land is eroded very easily.

    • D. 

      No weather or wind

    • E. 

      Erosion cannot take place

  • 24. 
  • 25. 
    Temperatures are warmer in places that receive direct rays. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 26. 
    Indirect rays are spread out over a smaller area. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 27. 
    The point above your head is your
  • 28. 
    The moon is 1/6 the size of Earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 29. 
    The Moon has 1/4 the gravity to that of Earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False