Trivia Facts On Solar Eclipse! MCQ Quiz

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Do you know anything about solar eclipses to pass this quiz? A solar eclipse occurs when a segment of the earth is covered by a shadow cast by the moon, as it fully or partially blocks the sunlight. This shadow happens when the sun, moon, and earth are aligned. A solar eclipse is a natural phenomenon. Find out how much you understand about the solar eclipse by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    For a solar eclipse to occur, what has to happen?
    • A. 

      The moon must be directly between Earth and the Sun.

    • B. 

      The sun must be directly between Earth and the moon.

  • 2. 
    During a solar eclipse...
    • A. 

      The sun is blocked

    • B. 

      The Earth is blocked

  • 3. 
    You must wear your eclipse goggles at all times except during totality due to safety reasons.
    • A. 

      False

    • B. 

      True

  • 4. 
    Solar eclipses occur during which Moon phase?
    • A. 

      New Moon

    • B. 

      Waning Crescent

    • C. 

      Waxing Crescent

  • 5. 
    Staring at the Sun will not cause permanent damage to your eyes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The closest star to the Earth. A huge ball of gas.
    • A. 

      Planet

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      Moon

  • 7. 
    You would see a partial solar eclipse if you were within the Moon’s penumbra.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    What is the darkest inner part of the shadow cone called, where a total eclipse can be viewed?
    • A. 

      Umbra

    • B. 

      Penumbra

    • C. 

      Totality

  • 9. 
    This image is an example of
    • A. 

      Solar eclipse

    • B. 

      Lunar eclipse

    • C. 

      New moon

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT true about a total solar eclipse?
    • A. 

      It can be viewed from every spot on earth

    • B. 

      It is dangerous to look at without the proper device

    • C. 

      You must be within the moon's umbra to see it

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