The Phases Of The Moon

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The Phases Of The Moon

Quiz questions based on information from the following website:  https://home. Hiwaay. Net? ~krcool/Astro/moon/moonhase


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The moon generates light.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    The phases of the Moon always follow one another in the same order.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The phases of the moon occur at the same time regardless of the observers position.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    What you see when you look at the moon depends on the moon's location in relationship to the sun and Mars.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    How long does one moon cycle last?
    • A. 

      A moon cycle lasts 365 days.

    • B. 

      A moon cycle lasts 29.5 days.

    • C. 

      A moon cycle lasts 35 days.

  • 6. 
    How many moon phases can be recognized?
    • A. 

      12 moon phases can be recognized.

    • B. 

      8 moon phases can be recognized.

  • 7. 
    After the full moon, does the moon's appearance begin waxing or waning?
    • A. 

      Waning

    • B. 

      Waxing

  • 8. 
    After the new moon, how long does it take for the full moon to appear?
    • A. 

      7 days

    • B. 

      2 weeks

    • C. 

      30 days

  • 9. 
    The most common incorrect reason given for the cause of the Moon's phases is that we are seeing _____________________ on the moon.
  • 10.