Earth's Movement Facts: Quiz! Trivia

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Can you pass the quiz on the facts of the earth’s movement? For this quiz, you will have to concentrate on the axis, during the winter solstice, which part of the earth has 0 hours daylight, what you would notice about the earth moving around the sun, and how many hours it does take for the earth to rotate. Make sure you fetch your certificate upon completion of this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the axis?
    • A. 

      A stick that passes through the North pole to the South pole.

    • B. 

      The wheel of the Earth

    • C. 

      The common point for the Earth's movement

    • D. 

      The angle at which the earth is tilted to the position of the Sun.

  • 2. 
    At the winter solstice, which part of the Earth has 0 hours of daylight?
    • A. 

      Equator

    • B. 

      North pole

    • C. 

      South pole

    • D. 

      None of the places

  • 3. 
    From your observation of the Earth as it moved around the Sun, you would have noticed that:
    • A. 

      All places on Earth have equal hours of daylight and darkness.

    • B. 

      Not all places on Earth have equal hours of daylight and darkness.

    • C. 

      During the summer season the southern hemisphere has more hours of daylight

  • 4. 
    Countries at different positions on Earth have different time because of the ___________
  • 5. 
    To complete one rotation the Earth's takes _____________ hours.
  • 6. 
    Therefore to make a complete spin, that is ___________ degrees the Earth takes 24 hours.
  • 7. 
    So when we calculate, that is, 360 degrees divided by 24 hours, the answer we get is in 1 hour the earth rotates through ________ degrees.
  • 8. 
    The starting point of reference to calculate time will be the 0  degree longitude which passes through ______________ ,near London. It is known as the Prime Meridian.
  • 9. 
    So, a place 15 degree to the east of the Prime Meridian will be 1-hour _________ than Greenwich.
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