Earth Science Exam Review

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Earth Science Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz about astronomy


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What keeps he moon in orbit aruond the Earth and the Earth in orbit around the Sun?
  • 2. 
    Why does the moon light up?
  • 3. 
    How long does it take the moon to complete it's cycle of phases?
  • 4. 
    The moon cycle of phases time period is called what?
  • 5. 
    What phase is the moon in when almost all of the side facing the Earth is lighted?
  • 6. 
    What phase is the moon in when the entire side facing the earth is in sunlight?
  • 7. 
    What phase is the moon in when none of the side facing earth is in sunlight?
  • 8. 
    What phase is the moon in when 1/2 of the side facing the earth is in sunlight?
  • 9. 
    What phase is the moon in when a thin sliver of side facing the earth is in sunlight?
  • 10. 
    Which occurs first?
    • A. 

      Waxing Phase

    • B. 

      Waning Phase

  • 11. 
    What is the difference between waxing phases and waning phases?
  • 12. 
    Which moon phase is A?
    • A. 

      3rd quarter

    • B. 

      1st quarter

    • C. 

      Waning gibbous

    • D. 

      Waning crescent

  • 13. 
    Which phase is b?
  • 14. 
    Which phase is c?
  • 15. 
    Which phase is d?
  • 16. 
    Which phase is e?
  • 17. 
    Which phase is f?
  • 18. 
    Which phase is g?
  • 19. 
    Which phase is h?
  • 20. 
    Fill in the blanks:An eclipse is an event in which the ______ of on ______ body falls on another.(Use a semi colon ; to seperate the two words)
  • 21. 
    Which eclipse is this picture illustrating?
    • A. 

      A lunar eclipse

    • B. 

      A solar eclipse

  • 22. 
    Which eclipse is this picture illustrating?
    • A. 

      A lunar eclispe

    • B. 

      A solar eclipse

  • 23. 
    Where is the umbra in an eclipse?
    • A. 

      Section where the sunlight is partially blocked

    • B. 

      Cone shaped shadow casted on a celestial body where no light gets through.

  • 24. 
    Where is the penumbra in an eclipse?
    • A. 

      Section where the sunlight is partially blocked

    • B. 

      Cone shaped shadow casted on a celestial body where no light gets through

  • 25. 
    Periodic rise and fall of sea level
    • A. 

      Spring Tides

    • B. 

      Tidal range

    • C. 

      Tide

    • D. 

      Gravitational and centrifugal forces

    • E. 

      Neap tides

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