Moon Checkup Quiz

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Moon Checkup Quiz

Here is a quiz to see what we remember from before the break.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The strength of gravity (g) between two objects in space is affected by which factors.
    • A. 

      The mass of the objects

    • B. 

      The volume of the objects the volume of the objects

    • C. 

      The distance between the objects

    • D. 

      The speed of the objects

    • E. 

      The temperature of the objects

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Tidal friction and velocity

    • B. 

      Gravity and inertia

    • C. 

      Speed and centripetal force

    • D. 

      Respect and communication

  • 3. 
    The near side of the moon is always facing Earth because...
    • A. 

      It likes the way we look

    • B. 

      It has no rotation

    • C. 

      It rotates at the same rate that it revolves

  • 4. 
    The moon goes through a series of _____________  which depend upon _____________
    • A. 

      Steps ... the cloud coverage around the moon

    • B. 

      Phases ... how much of the sunlit side of the moon is facing Earth

    • C. 

      Eclipses ... how much greenhouse gas is in the atmosphere

    • D. 

      Phases ... how much light the moon is giving off

  • 5. 
    A lunar cycle is the amount of time between one "new moon" and the next "new moon."  A lunar cycle lasts how long?
    • A. 

      One day

    • B. 

      One week

    • C. 

      27.3 days

    • D. 

      29.5 days

  • 6. 
    When an object in space comes between the sun and a third object a(n) _________ takes place.
    • A. 

      New moon

    • B. 

      Syzygy

    • C. 

      Eclipse

    • D. 

      Wolf moon

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Solar

    • B. 

      Nebular

    • C. 

      Stellar

    • D. 

      Lunar

    • E. 

      Umbra