Astronomy Quiz: Solar Eclipse

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Solar Eclipse Quizzes & Trivia

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  • 1. 
    What is Solar Eclipse?
    • A. 

      A lunar eclipse occurs when a portion of the Earth is engulfed in a shadow cast by the Moon which fully or partially blocks sunlight.

    • B. 

      A solar eclipse occurs when a portion of the Earth is engulfed in a shadow cast by the Moon which fully or partially blocks sunlight.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 2. 
    What are the types of solar eclipse?
    • A. 

      Partial lunar Eclipse​, Annular lunar Eclipse​, Total lunar Eclipse

    • B. 

      Partial Solar Eclipse​, Annular Solar Eclipse​, Total Solar Eclipse

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    What is Umbra?
    • A. 

      The penumbra  is the innermost and darkest part of a shadow, where the light source is completely blocked by the including body.

    • B. 

      The umbra  is the innermost and darkest part of a shadow, where the light source is completely blocked by the including body.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    What is Penumbra?
    • A. 

      The penumbra is a lighter type of shadow.

    • B. 

      The penumbra is a darker type of shadow.

    • C. 

      Both A and B

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    When does Solar Eclipse occur?
    • A. 

      Solar eclipse occurs when the Earth comes in between the Moon and the Sun.

    • B. 

      Solar eclipse occurs when the moon comes in between the Earth and the Sun.

    • C. 

      Solar eclipse occurs when the Sun comes in between the Earth and the Moon.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    The longest and the total solar eclipse lasts for how much time?
    • A. 

      7 1/2 hours

    • B. 

      7 1/2 weeks

    • C. 

      7 1/2 minutes

    • D. 

      7 1/2 months

  • 7. 
    What kind of glasses we should use to see the solar eclipse?
    • A. 

      Sun Glasses

    • B. 

      Normal Glasses

    • C. 

      X-Ray Glasses

    • D. 

      Eclipse Glasses

  • 8. 
    In the North Pole and South Pole, people can see what kind of solar eclipse?
    • A. 

      Total Lunar Eclipse

    • B. 

      Partial Lunar Eclipse

    • C. 

      Total Solar Eclipse

    • D. 

      Partial Solar Eclipse

  • 9. 
    There are how many Solar Eclipse per year on Earth?
    • A. 

      One

    • B. 

      Two

    • C. 

      Three

    • D. 

      Four

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