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This is about science and the moon including its phases, orbits, seasons, and some trivia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What happens to your weight on the moon?

    • A.

      It stays the same.

    • B.

      You weigh more.

    • C.

      You weigh as much as a fat sumor wresteler that ate 6 COWS.

    • D.

      You weigh less.

    • E.

      You weigh as much as someone anorexic.

    Correct Answer
    D. You weigh less.
    Explanation
    On the moon, the gravitational force is much weaker compared to Earth. This means that the pull on your body is reduced, resulting in a decrease in your weight. Therefore, you weigh less on the moon.

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  • 2. 

    What does Gibbous mean?

    • A.

      Humped

    • B.

      Cow Uters

    • C.

      Jumped

    • D.

      Bumped

    • E.

      Dumped

    Correct Answer
    A. Humped
    Explanation
    Humped as in arch.

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  • 3. 

    Waning= ____________________ Waxing= ____________________

    • A.

      Increasing, Decreasing

    • B.

      Decreasing, Increasing

    • C.

      Stay the same

    • D.

      Decreasing (both.)

    • E.

      Increasing (both.)

    Correct Answer
    B. Decreasing, Increasing
    Explanation
    Waning refers to the decreasing phase of the moon, where the visible portion of the moon is gradually getting smaller. Waxing, on the other hand, refers to the increasing phase of the moon, where the visible portion of the moon is gradually getting larger. Therefore, the correct answer is "Decreasing, Increasing" as it accurately describes the waning and waxing phases of the moon.

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  • 4. 

    What are the Solstice seasons?

    • A.

      Summer and Spring

    • B.

      Winter and Fall

    • C.

      Winter and Spring

    • D.

      The cow season.

    • E.

      Winter and Summer

    Correct Answer
    E. Winter and Summer
    Explanation
    The solstice seasons refer to the two points in the year when the Sun reaches its highest or lowest point in the sky at noon, resulting in the longest or shortest day of the year. These seasons are winter and summer. Winter solstice marks the shortest day and longest night, while summer solstice marks the longest day and shortest night. This is due to the tilt of the Earth's axis, causing different amounts of sunlight to reach different parts of the planet throughout the year.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the first person to walk on the moon?

    • A.

      Ms. Geiger

    • B.

      Lance Armstrong

    • C.

      Neil Armstrong

    • D.

      Louis Armstrong

    • E.

      Bill Nye the Science Guy

    Correct Answer
    C. Neil Armstrong
    Explanation
    Neil Armstrong was the first person to walk on the moon. He achieved this historic feat on July 20, 1969, as part of NASA's Apollo 11 mission. Armstrong's famous words, "That's one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind," became an iconic symbol of human achievement and exploration. His role in the moon landing solidified his place in history and made him a renowned figure in the field of space exploration.

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  • 6. 

    Around what date does Winter begin?

    • A.

      December 21st

    • B.

      January 1st

    • C.

      July 21st

    • D.

      October 30th

    • E.

      May 23rd

    Correct Answer
    A. December 21st
    Explanation
    Winter begins around December 21st. This date marks the winter solstice, which is the shortest day and the longest night of the year in the Northern Hemisphere. It is when the sun is at its lowest point in the sky, resulting in colder temperatures and shorter daylight hours. This is why December 21st is considered the start of winter.

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  • 7. 

    What does Equinox mean?

    • A.

      Different Seasons

    • B.

      Smart

    • C.

      Idk

    • D.

      Opposite

    • E.

      Equal

    Correct Answer
    E. Equal
    Explanation
    Equinox means "equal" in Latin. It refers to the two points in the year when day and night are of equal length, occurring around March 21st and September 23rd. This term is used to describe the astronomical event that marks the beginning of spring and autumn.

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  • 8. 

    What does the moon orbit around? *Choose two*

    • A.

      Cow Manuer

    • B.

      The Earth

    • C.

      The Sun

    • D.

      Craters

    • E.

      All of the Above

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. The Earth
    C. The Sun
    Explanation
    The moon orbits around the Earth and the Sun. The moon's primary orbit is around the Earth, as it is Earth's natural satellite. However, the Earth and the moon together orbit around the Sun. The gravitational pull of the Sun affects the moon's orbit around the Earth, resulting in a complex motion where the moon orbits both the Earth and the Sun simultaneously. Therefore, the correct answer is The Earth, The Sun.

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  • 9. 

    What is another name for Spring?

    • A.

      Death

    • B.

      Cowpox

    • C.

      Cancer

    • D.

      Vernal

    • E.

      May

    Correct Answer
    D. Vernal
    Explanation
    Vernal is another name for Spring. This term is derived from the Latin word "ver" which means Spring. It is commonly used to describe the season when flowers bloom, temperatures rise, and nature comes back to life after the cold winter months.

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  • 10. 

    What is the phase where you cannot see the moon?

    • A.

      Oompa Loompa

    • B.

      Black Hole

    • C.

      New Moon

    • D.

      Old Moon

    • E.

      Full Moon

    Correct Answer
    C. New Moon
    Explanation
    During a new moon phase, the moon is positioned between the Earth and the Sun, with the Sun illuminating the side of the moon that is facing away from us. This means that the side of the moon that we can see appears dark and is not visible from Earth, hence the phase where you cannot see the moon.

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