Phases Of The Moon Quiz - 17 Dec 13

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Phases Of The Moon Quiz - 17 Dec 13

This quiz tests your knowledge of moons and the phases of our moon. There are 30 questions in the quiz database. Twenty questions will be selected at random for this quiz. Good luck


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    All of the planets in our solar system have at least one moon.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    What phase is the moon in in the image below?
    • A. 

      New moon

    • B. 

      Full moon

    • C. 

      1st quarter moon

    • D. 

      3rd / last quarter moon

    • E. 

      Waning gibbous

    • F. 

      Waning crescent

  • 3. 
    Nicolas saw the moon shown below in the night sky.  He correctly noted that the moon was in its first quarter phase. About how long until the next full moon?
    • A. 

      1 day

    • B. 

      3 days

    • C. 

      7 days

    • D. 

      2 weeks

    • E. 

      29 days

  • 4. 
    About how long does it take for the moon to revolve around the Earth?
    • A. 

      7 days

    • B. 

      One month

    • C. 

      14 days

    • D. 

      28 days

  • 5. 
    Which of the moons shown below are gibbous moons?
    • A. 

      D

    • B. 

      B and F

    • C. 

      C and E

    • D. 

      A and G

    • E. 

      The gibbous moons are not shown in this image

  • 6. 
    Which of the moons shown below are crescent moons?
    • A. 

      D

    • B. 

      B and F

    • C. 

      C and E

    • D. 

      A and G

    • E. 

      The crescent moons are not shown in this image

  • 7. 
    About how long does it take the moon to move from the phase shown at position F to the phase shown at position B? 
    • A. 

      1 week

    • B. 

      2 weeks

    • C. 

      3 weeks

    • D. 

      4 weeks

  • 8. 
    Where is the new moon in this image?
    • A. 

      D

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      G

    • D. 

      The new moon is not shown in this image

  • 9. 
    Half of the Earth is always illuminated by the sun.   This image shows the Earth as seen from the moon.   What phase is the Earth in as seen from the moon?
    • A. 

      Crescent

    • B. 

      Full

    • C. 

      New

    • D. 

      Gibbous

  • 10. 
    Daniela's father was on a trip to Shanghai, China.   He called her at home in Miami and told that he was looking at a beautiful full moon in the night sky.  If Daniela looks at the sky in Miami that same evening, she will also see a full moon. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    What phase is the moon in in this image?
    • A. 

      Waxing crescent

    • B. 

      Waning crescent

    • C. 

      Full moon

    • D. 

      Waning gibbous

  • 12. 
    What phase was the moon in on November 3, 2008?
    • A. 

      Waxing crescent

    • B. 

      Waxing gibbous

    • C. 

      Waning gibbous

    • D. 

      Waning crescent

  • 13. 
    Which moon phases occur immediately before and immediately after the new moon?
    • A. 

      Crescent

    • B. 

      Gibbous

    • C. 

      Full

    • D. 

      Quarter

  • 14. 
    Which moon phases occur immediately before and immediately after the full moon?
    • A. 

      Crescent

    • B. 

      Gibbous

    • C. 

      Full

    • D. 

      Quarter

  • 15. 
    About how long does it take the moon to move from the 1st quarter phase to the next 3rd quarter phase?
    • A. 

      1 week

    • B. 

      2 weeks

    • C. 

      3 weeks

    • D. 

      One month

  • 16. 
    ABOUT when was the FIRST full moon in DECEMBER 2008? 
    • A. 

      December 27, 2008

    • B. 

      December 11, 2008

    • C. 

      December 1, 2008

    • D. 

      December 31, 2008

  • 17. 
    These pigeons are enjoying a beautiful full moon.  About how long until the next new moon?
    • A. 

      One week

    • B. 

      2 weeks

    • C. 

      3 weeks

    • D. 

      29 days

  • 18. 
    These pigeons are enjoying a beautiful full moon.  About how long until the next 3rd quarter moon?
    • A. 

      One week

    • B. 

      2 weeks

    • C. 

      3 weeks

    • D. 

      29 days

  • 19. 
    These pigeons are enjoying a beautiful full moon.  About how long until the next full moon?
    • A. 

      One week

    • B. 

      2 weeks

    • C. 

      3 weeks

    • D. 

      29 days

  • 20. 
    These pigeons are enjoying a beautiful full moon.  If the birds return to the branch 10 days from now and gaze at the moon again, what phase will the moon be in?
    • A. 

      Waxing crescent

    • B. 

      Waning crescent

    • C. 

      1st quarter

    • D. 

      New moon

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