Earth, Moon, Sun Test Review

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Earth Sun Quizzes & Trivia

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which object in space produces its own light?
    • A. 

      Moon

    • B. 

      Star

    • C. 

      Planet

    • D. 

      Asteroid

  • 2. 
    About how long does one rotation of the Earth take?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      365 Days

    • C. 

      12 hours

    • D. 

      30 days

  • 3. 
    About how long does one revolution of the Earth take?
    • A. 

      24 hours

    • B. 

      365 days

    • C. 

      12 hours

    • D. 

      30 days

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      1,000,000

    • B. 

      1,000

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      100

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      It is the attraction among all objects in the universe.

    • B. 

      It causes an object on Earth to have weight.

    • C. 

      It prevents asteroids from crashing into Earth.

    • D. 

      It causes the sun to pull the Earth and keep it in its orbit around the sun.

  • 6. 
    The closer a planet is to the Sun the _____________________ it will be.
    • A. 

      Bigger

    • B. 

      Colder

    • C. 

      Hotter

    • D. 

      Smaller

  • 7. 
    Which is NOT true about satellites?
    • A. 

      The Earth has one artificial satelite.

    • B. 

      It is an object that orbits another object in space.

    • C. 

      The Earth is a satellite of the sun.

    • D. 

      The Earth has one natural satelite.

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      There are 8 planets and 1 dwarf planet.

    • B. 

      The sun is the only star in our solar system.

    • C. 

      Each planet has 1 moon.

    • D. 

      The bigger planets are closer to the sun.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      New Moon, Waning Crescent, Third Quarter, Waning Gibbous, Full Moon, Waxing Gibbous, First Quarter, and Waxing Crescent.

    • B. 

      New Moon, Waxing Crescent, Third Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, First Quarter, and Waning Crescent.

    • C. 

      Full Moon, Waning Crescent, First Quarter, Waning Gibbous, Full Moon, Waxing Gibbous, Third Quarter, and Waxing Crescent.

    • D. 

      New Moon, Waxing Crescent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbous, Full Moon, Waning Gibbous, Third Quarter, and Waning Crescent

  • 10. 
    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

  • 11. 
    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

  • 12. 
    A revolution is _______________.
    • A. 

      One complete spin of Earth on its axis

    • B. 

      One complete spin of the sun on its axis

    • C. 

      One complete orbit around the sun

    • D. 

      One complete orbit around the moon

  • 13. 
    A rotation is ___________________.
    • A. 

      One complete spin of Earth on its axis

    • B. 

      One complete spin of the sun on its axis

    • C. 

      One complete orbit around the sun

    • D. 

      One complete orbit around the moon

  • 14. 
    Which of these things happen because the Earth is tilted? 
    • A. 

      Seasons

    • B. 

      Tides

    • C. 

      Oceans

    • D. 

      Rainfall

  • 15. 
    True or false? The force of gravity between the Earth and the moon causes the tides on Earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False