A Short Moon Phases Quiz!

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A Short Moon Phases Quiz!

This quiz was created as an assessment tool for 3rd graders; it covers the four primary phases of the Moon and the relative position of the Moon to the Earth and Sun. So, with a concise description and an even shorter length, let's start this quiz!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is the Moon bigger or smaller than the Earth?
    • A. 

      Bigger

    • B. 

      Smaller

    • C. 

      Both the Same

  • 2. 
    When the Earth is between the Moon and the Sun, it is most likely a:
    • A. 

      Full Moon

    • B. 

      Half Moon

    • C. 

      3rd Quarter Moon

  • 3. 
    From where Moon gets its light?
  • 4. 
    About how long does it take the Moon to complete its cycle around the Earth?
    • A. 

      1 year

    • B. 

      1 week

    • C. 

      1 month

  • 5. 
    Why does the Moon have different phases?
    • A. 

      It moves around the Earth

    • B. 

      It moves around the Sun

    • C. 

      It follows the Sun around the Earth

  • 6. 
    Choose the correct order of the Moon Phases.
    • A. 

      New, Full, 1st Quarter, 3rd Quarter

    • B. 

      New, 1st Quarter, Full, 3rd Quarter

    • C. 

      1st, Quarter, 3rd Quarter, New, Full

  • 7. 
    During the New Moon phase, we can see light shining on the Moon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    When the Moon is between the Earth and the Sun, it is most likely what phase?
    • A. 

      New

    • B. 

      Full

    • C. 

      3rd Quarter

  • 9. 
    During the New Moon phase, the Moon leaves the sky for a while.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Who was Virgil "Gus" Grissom?
    • A. 

      A famous basketball player

    • B. 

      A scientist who discovered Moon phases

    • C. 

      An Astronaut from Mitchell, Indiana

  • 11. 
    People from Earth have journeyed to the Moon and explored its surface.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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