Moon Practice Quiz

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Moon Practice Quiz


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Why does the moon move through the sky?
    • A. 

      Because it is revolving around the Earth

    • B. 

      Because of the Earth's rotation

    • C. 

      Because of the sun's rotation

    • D. 

      Because the moon is moving away from the Earth

  • 2. 
    What is the moon phase shown below
    • A. 

      New Moon

    • B. 

      First Quarter

    • C. 

      Third Quarter

    • D. 

      Full Moon

  • 3. 
    Which letter represents a new moon (make sure to look at the direction that the sun is coming from).
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      R

    • C. 

      S

    • D. 

      Q

  • 4. 
    Which letter represents a first quarter moon (make sure to look at the direction that the sun is coming from)?
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      R

    • C. 

      S

    • D. 

      Q

  • 5. 
    Which letter represents a third quarter moon (make sure to look at the direction that the sun is coming from)?
    • A. 

      T

    • B. 

      R

    • C. 

      S

    • D. 

      Q

  • 6. 
    What is the order of the objects for a solar eclipse?
    • A. 

      Sun, Moon, Earth

    • B. 

      Earth, Sun, Moon

    • C. 

      Sun, Earth, Moon

    • D. 

      Earth, Moon, Mars

  • 7. 
    What is the order of the objects for a lunar eclipse?
    • A. 

      Sun, Moon, Earth

    • B. 

      Earth, Sun, Moon

    • C. 

      Sun, Earth, Moon

    • D. 

      Earth, Sun, Mars

  • 8. 
    A solar eclipse is when the
    • A. 

      Shadow of Mars falls on the Earth

    • B. 

      Shadow of the sun falls on the moon

    • C. 

      Shadow of the moon falls on the Earth

    • D. 

      Shadow of the Earth falls on the Moon

  • 9. 
    A lunar eclipse is when the
    • A. 

      Shadow of Mars falls on the Earth

    • B. 

      Shadow of the sun falls on the moon

    • C. 

      Shadow of the moon falls on the Earth

    • D. 

      Shadow of the Earth falls on the Moon

  • 10. 
    What is this an image of?
    • A. 

      A black hole

    • B. 

      A lunar eclipse

    • C. 

      A solar eclipse

    • D. 

      A terra eclipse

  • 11. 
    What is this a picture of?
    • A. 

      A harvest moon

    • B. 

      A lunar eclipse

    • C. 

      A solar eclipse

    • D. 

      A new moon

  • 12. 
    What are tidal changes caused by?
    • A. 

      The moon revolving around the Earth

    • B. 

      Wind patterns caused by the moon

    • C. 

      Ocean currents

    • D. 

      The Earth revolving around the sun

  • 13. 
    We have tides mostly because of
    • A. 

      The sun's gravitational pull

    • B. 

      The moon's gravitational pull

    • C. 

      The uneven heating of the Earth

    • D. 

      Winds

  • 14. 
    How many high tides are there a day?
    • A. 

      1

    • B. 

      2

    • C. 

      3

    • D. 

      4

  • 15. 
    Do tides come at the same time each day?
    • A. 

      Yes

    • B. 

      No, they come every other day

    • C. 

      No, and you can't predict them

    • D. 

      No, but you can predict them