Day And Night/ Seasons Quiz Practice

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Day And Night/ Seasons Quiz Practice

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The Earth moves around...

The Sun

The Moon

Roberto Clemete Middle School

The Earth

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  • 1. 
    The Earth moves around...
    • A. 

      The Sun

    • B. 

      The Moon

    • C. 

      Roberto Clemete Middle School

    • D. 

      The Earth

  • 2. 
    How long does it take the Earth to make one REVOLUTION around the Sun?
    • A. 

      12 hours

    • B. 

      24 hours

    • C. 

      1 month

    • D. 

      365 days

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Only true on a leap year

    • D. 

      Only false on a leap year

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      No answer

  • 5. 
    A cycle is something that happens over and over again, like the seasons and day & night.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

    • C. 

      Maybe

    • D. 

      No answer

  • 6. 
    The Earth makes one ROTATION every...
    • A. 

      12 hours

    • B. 

      24 hours

    • C. 

      365 days

    • D. 

      6 months

  • 7. 
    What causes the seasons during the year?
    • A. 

      The moon and tides

    • B. 

      The Sun and its orbit

    • C. 

      The tilting of the Earth's axis

    • D. 

      The distance between the Earth and the Sun

  • 8. 
    What causes day and night?
    • A. 

      The Sun goes around the Earth

    • B. 

      The Earth orbits the Sun

    • C. 

      The Earth rotates or spins every 24 hours

    • D. 

      The moon rises causing night time

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      1/2 in the day and 1/2 in the night

    • B. 

      Depends on the season

    • C. 

      1/4 in day and 3/4 in night

    • D. 

      Depends on the tilt of the Earth

  • 10. 
    Why is a model (diagram) necessary when explaining seasons?
    • A. 

      The actual process is too slow.

    • B. 

      The actual process is too fast.

    • C. 

      The actual process is too dangerous.

    • D. 

      The actual process is too small.

  • 11. 
    As seen from Roberto Clemente Middle, when will the upright flagpole cast the smallest shadow because the Sun is directly above the flagpole?
    • A. 

      Every day at noon.

    • B. 

      Only on the first day of Summer.

    • C. 

      Only on the first day of Winter.

    • D. 

      Never fomr Germantown, MD. You must be closer to the equator.

  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Only on the first day of Summer.

    • B. 

      Only on the first day of Winter.

    • C. 

      First day of Spring.

    • D. 

      First day of Autumn.

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      We would no longer experience a difference between the seasons.

    • B. 

      We would still experience seasons, but the difference would be much LESS noticeable.

    • C. 

      We would still experience seasons, but the difference would be much MORE noticeable.

    • D. 

      We would continue to experience seasons in the same way we do now.

  • 14. 
    About how many hours of daylight and darkness are there in Germantown, MD on June 21?
    • A. 

      12 hours of daylight, 12 hours of darkness.

    • B. 

      15 hours of daylight, 9 hours of darkness.

    • C. 

      9 hours of daylight, 15 hours of darkness.

    • D. 

      12 1/2 hours of daylight, 11 1/2 hours of darkness.