The Earth And Sun

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  • 1. 
    What could be the cause of radio and satellite interruptions on the earth?
    • A. 

      Warmer temperatures

    • B. 

      Solar flare activity from the sun

    • C. 

      Electrical problems from the moon's gravity

  • 2. 
    Why is there a neap tide during this alignment of the earth, moon, and sun?
    • A. 

      Exceptionally high tides because more gravity is pulling on earth

    • B. 

      Exceptionally low tides because less gravity is pulling on the earth from the same direction

    • C. 

      The tides are even on these days

  • 3. 
    Pretend that the earth took only 100 days to orbit the sun.  How would that effect the earth?
    • A. 

      Years would be longer

    • B. 

      Days would be longer and years would be shorter

    • C. 

      Years would be shorter

  • 4. 
    What type of eclipse is occurring in the diagram?
    • A. 

      Annular

    • B. 

      Solar

    • C. 

      Lunar

  • 5. 
    What is the rotation period of the earth?
    • A. 

      365 days

    • B. 

      24 hours

    • C. 

      1 year

  • 6. 
    Why does the moon exert more gravitational force on the earth's tides than the sun?
    • A. 

      Because the moon is larger than the sun

    • B. 

      Because the moon is closer to the earth than the sun

    • C. 

      Because the moon is moving away from the earth

  • 7. 
    What object has the largest mass in the solar system?
    • A. 

      Jupiter

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      Saturn

  • 8. 
    What causes the planets to orbit around the sun?
    • A. 

      Strong nuclear forces

    • B. 

      Strong gravitational force of the sun

    • C. 

      Magnetic forces in the earth's atmosphere

  • 9. 
    What causes the seasons?
    • A. 

      The elliptical movement of the earth around the sun

    • B. 

      The tilt of the earth at various stages of the earth's revolution around the sun

    • C. 

      The solar wind moves the earth at different angles

  • 10. 
      What moon phase would be seen from earth?
    • A. 

      New moon

    • B. 

      Full moon

    • C. 

      3rd quarter

  • 11. 
    What is moon light?
    • A. 

      Reflected light from the sun

    • B. 

      The moon produces its own light

    • C. 

      Electrical occurrances on the moon

  • 12. 
    The Earth spins on its imaginary axis from ___________ to _____________.
    • A. 

      South to East

    • B. 

      North to South

    • C. 

      East to West

    • D. 

      West to East

  • 13. 
    Sponge Bob is inside his house because the tides are high and the jellyfish farm has overflowed.What is responsible for this high tide?
    • A. 

      The Moon

    • B. 

      The Sun

    • C. 

      Mr Crabs

    • D. 

      The stars

  • 14. 
    What type of energy comes from the sun?
    • A. 

      Lunar energy

    • B. 

      Tornados

    • C. 

      No energy comes from the sun

    • D. 

      Solar energy

  • 15. 
    How long does it take for the Earth to rotate one time on its imaginary axis?
    • A. 

      60 minutes

    • B. 

      24 days

    • C. 

      24 hours

    • D. 

      1 year

  • 16. 
    Darth Maul dislikes the season where the typical weather is rainy and warm.  The rain washes off his red and black face paint and gets Darth Maul angry.  What is Darth Maul's least favorite season?
    • A. 

      Winter

    • B. 

      Spring

    • C. 

      Summer

    • D. 

      Fall

  • 17. 
    How long does each season last?
    • A. 

      4 months

    • B. 

      3 months

    • C. 

      1 year

    • D. 

      30 days

  • 18. 
    Venus takes 224 days to revolve around the sun. Saturn takes 10,760 days to revolve around the sun. Neptune takes 60,198 days to revolve around the sun. On which planet would your age be the lowest compared to earth?
    • A. 

      Venus

    • B. 

      Saturn

    • C. 

      Neptune

    • D. 

      Earth

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