Earth's Seasons - Ch 20 Lesson 1

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Mrs Waller's Earth Seasons Test


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  • 1. 
    ____________ is the movement of one object around another object.
    • A. 

      Rotation

    • B. 

      Revolution

    • C. 

      Orbit

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 2. 
    The __________ diameter is more than 100 times greater than Earth’s diameter.
  • 3. 
    The path a revolving object follows is its ____________.
    • A. 

      Orbit

    • B. 

      Revolution

    • C. 

      Rotation

  • 4. 
    It takes approximately one _________ for Earth to make one revolution around the Sun.
  • 5. 
    Earth moves around the Sun because of the pull of gravity between Earth and the Sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The force of gravity between two objects depends on the _______ and the _________ of the objects.
    • A. 

      Shape and size

    • B. 

      Mass and distance

    • C. 

      Color and distance

  • 7. 
    Earth’s rotation makes the Sun appear to rise in the __________.
  • 8. 
    The ___________ of an object is its spinning motion.
    • A. 

      Revolution

    • B. 

      Rotation

  • 9. 
    It takes one _________ for Earth to complete one rotation.
  • 10. 
    Earth’s __________ change in a yearly cycle because of the tilt of its rotation axis and Earth’s motion around the Sun.
    • A. 

      Days

    • B. 

      Years

    • C. 

      Seasons

    • D. 

      Months

  • 11. 
    If the northern end of Earth’s axis leans toward the Sun, it is _______ or ________ in the northern hemisphere.
    • A. 

      Fall or winter

    • B. 

      Spring or summer

    • C. 

      Spring or winter

    • D. 

      Summer or fall

  • 12. 
    Because of the tilt of Earth’s axis, Earth’s surface becomes more tilted as you move away from the sun.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Regions of Earth near the poles receive less energy than regions near the equator.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    The end of Earth’s axis that is tilted toward the Sun receives ______ energy from the Sun.
  • 15. 
    If it is Summer in the Northern Hemisphere, what season is it in the Southern Hemisphere?
  • 16. 
    During a __________, Earth’s rotation axis is the most toward or away from the Sun.
    • A. 

      Equinox

    • B. 

      Solstice

  • 17. 
    Solstices occur four times each year.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    The June solstice is the first day of _____________ in the northern hemisphere.
    • A. 

      Spring

    • B. 

      Summer

    • C. 

      Winter

    • D. 

      Fall

  • 19. 
    During its revolution, Earth’s axis does not lean toward or away from the Sun during a(n) _____________.
    • A. 

      Solstice

    • B. 

      Equinox

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 20. 
    The September equinox marks the first day of _______ in the southern hemisphere
  • 21. 
    The March equinox marks the first day of _________ in the northern hemisphere.
    • A. 

      Fall

    • B. 

      Summer

    • C. 

      Winter

    • D. 

      Spring

  • 22. 
    List the seasons in order beginning with the season that we are currently in. (Spelling counts; separate each season with a comma)
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