Stars And Planets Unit Test

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Stars And Planets Unit Test

The solar system is made up of the sun, moon, stars and the planets. In this quiz, our knowledge and information about the stars and planets is being tested. All the best as you learn more about the solar system.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Check all the right answers: In the day time sky we can see
    • A. 

      The sun

    • B. 

      The stars

    • C. 

      Clouds

    • D. 

      A house

  • 2. 
    Check all the right answers: In the night time sky we can see
    • A. 

      The moon

    • B. 

      The stars

    • C. 

      The sun

    • D. 

      Clouds

  • 3. 
    The sun is very hot and bright
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    The sun makes heat
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The sun makes light
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The sun is not as big as the Earth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    All life on earth needs the sun
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Why is the sun important to people, animals and plants? What does it give us that we need to have?
  • 9. 
    The earth stays still and the sun moves around the earth
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    The sun stays still and the earth moves around it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Day and night happens because the earth
    • A. 

      Has a giant light switch

    • B. 

      Rotates (or spins like a top)

    • C. 

      Runs out of batteries

    • D. 

      Falls asleep

  • 12. 
    The moon is the largest and brightest object in the night sky
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    The moon is made of rock and covered in powdery soil
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Why is the moon covered in powdery soil?
  • 15. 
    The moon is made of cheese
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    The moon makes its own light like the sun
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    The moon reflects the suns light
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Craters are holes on the surface of the moon that are made when
    • A. 

      Aliens scoop out parts of the rock

    • B. 

      Rocks from space hit the surface

    • C. 

      The moon cools down at night

  • 19. 
    The moon does not always look like a circle. Sometimes it looks like a banana or like half a pie. This happens because
    • A. 

      Parts of the moon are falling off

    • B. 

      The angle of the reflected light from the sun changes

  • 20. 
    Check all the right answers: Click on the planets
    • A. 

      The moon

    • B. 

      The sun

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Neptune

    • E. 

      Crater

    • F. 

      Mars

    • G. 

      Jupiter

    • H. 

      Pluto

    • I. 

      Saturn

    • J. 

      Venus

    • K. 

      Mercury

    • L. 

      Uranus

  • 21. 
    The centre (middle) of our solar system is the
  • 22. 
    Constellations are groups of _____________ that make pictures in the sky
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