Science 4 - 1st Quarter Test

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 43

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1st Grade Science Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Copernicus is called the founder of modern _________________.
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Planets

    • C. 

      Astrology

    • D. 

      Constellations

  • 2. 
    The science that studies the stars is _____________________.
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Planets

    • C. 

      Astrology

    • D. 

      Constellations

  • 3. 
    The science that claims to tell people's futures is ___________________.
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Planets

    • C. 

      Astrology

    • D. 

      Constellations

  • 4. 
    Believing in ____________________ is a serious sin against the First Commandment
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      Planets

    • C. 

      Astrology

    • D. 

      Constellations

  • 5. 
    What makes the stars appear to twinkle?
    • A. 

      Astronomy

    • B. 

      The earth's atmosphere

    • C. 

      The earth's rotation

    • D. 

      Constellations

  • 6. 
    Why does the moon appear to shine?
    • A. 

      It doesn't appear to shine.

    • B. 

      It reflects the light of the sun.

    • C. 

      It produces it's own light.

    • D. 

      It reflects the earth's light.

  • 7. 
    Why do stars shine?
    • A. 

      They don't appear to shine

    • B. 

      They reflect the light of the sun.

    • C. 

      They produce their own light

    • D. 

      The reflect the earth's light.

  • 8. 
    The Big Dipper is a __________________.
    • A. 

      Planet

    • B. 

      Constellation

    • C. 

      Star

    • D. 

      Moon

  • 9. 
    The closest star to our planet is _______________________.
    • A. 

      The sun.

    • B. 

      A constellation.

    • C. 

      The big dipper.

    • D. 

      Proxima Centauri.

  • 10. 
    The second closest star to our planet is __________________________.
    • A. 

      The sun.

    • B. 

      A constellation.

    • C. 

      The big dipper.

    • D. 

      Proxima Centauri.

  • 11. 
    What are the five basic colors of the stars?
    • A. 

      White, yellow-white, yellow, orange, red

    • B. 

      White, blue-white, yellow, pink , red

    • C. 

      White, blue-white, yellow, orange, red

    • D. 

      Blue, blue-white, yellow, orange, red

  • 12. 
    What are constellations?
    • A. 

      Constellations are solar systems.

    • B. 

      Constellations are scientists who study stars, planets, and other objects in outer space.

    • C. 

      Constellations any one of the objects in space that are made of burning gas and that look like points of light in the night sky.

    • D. 

      Constellations are a group of stars that forms a particular shape in the sky and has been given a name.

  • 13. 
    A solar system is __________________.
    • A. 

      A sun with a group of planets that move around it.

    • B. 

      A group of stars that forms a particular shape in the sky and has been given a name.

    • C. 

      A very large group of stars that make up the universe.

    • D. 

      A small part of a constellation.

  • 14. 
    What is the name of our galaxy?
    • A. 

      Proxima Centauri

    • B. 

      The Milky Way

    • C. 

      Large Magellanic Cloud

    • D. 

      Cassiopeia

  • 15. 
    What is a galaxy?
    • A. 

      A sun with a group of planets that move around it.

    • B. 

      A group of stars that forms a particular shape in the sky and has been given a name.

    • C. 

      A very large group of stars that make up the universe.

    • D. 

      A small part of a constellation.

  • 16. 
    What is a comet?
    • A. 

      A sun with a group of planets that move around it.

    • B. 

      A large megellanic cloud.

    • C. 

      An object in outer space that develops a long, bright tail when it passes near the sun

    • D. 

      A very large group of stars that make up the universe.

  • 17. 
    With our eyes we can see about _________ stars in the evening sky.
    • A. 

      1000

    • B. 

      2000

    • C. 

      3000

    • D. 

      4000

  • 18. 
    There is no wind on the moon because ________________________________.
    • A. 

      The moon is too far away from the earth.

    • B. 

      The moon is too far away from the sun.

    • C. 

      There are no clouds on the moon.

    • D. 

      There is no atmosphere on the moon.

  • 19. 
    What is a telescope used for?
    • A. 

      A telescope is used to measure things that are far away.

    • B. 

      A telescope is used to see things that are far away.

    • C. 

      A telescope is used to measure temperature in outer space.

    • D. 

      A telescope is used to see things that are very, very small.

  • 20. 
    What causes an eclipse of the sun?
    • A. 

      The moon passes between the earth and the sun casting a shadow upon the earth.

    • B. 

      The earth passes between the moon and the sun blocking the light that the moon reflects.

    • C. 

      The sun passes between the earth and the moon making the moon impossible to see.

    • D. 

      The earth passes between the moon and the sun casting a shadow upon the moon.

  • 21. 
    What is another name for an eclipse of the sun?
    • A. 

      A solar eclipse

    • B. 

      A lunar eclipse

    • C. 

      An eclipse of the moon

    • D. 

      An eclipse of the earth

  • 22. 
    What is a volcano?
    • A. 

      The outer layer of earth made up mostly of rocks

    • B. 

      A mountain with a hole in the top or side that sometimes sends out rocks, ash, lava in a sudden explosion

    • C. 

      A person who studies rocks

    • D. 

      A shaking of a part of the earth's surface that often causes great damage

  • 23. 
    True or False. A volcano that is dormant is one that has not erupted for some time but still shows some signs of activity.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    The pull of the moon's gravity is so weak, it does not have a/an ___________________________.
    • A. 

      Atmosphere

    • B. 

      Sun

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Volcano