Solar System
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Earth and the other planets closest to the Sun are made mostly of _______
    answer choices
    gas
    metal
    water
    rock
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. The moon is a natural  ______ of Earth.
    answer choices
    comet
    axis
    satellite
    space probe
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Earth's ________ on its axis causes day and night.
    answer choices
    rotation
    revolution
    phase
    comet
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. One kind of  _______ is the crescent Moon.  
    answer choices
    axis
    asteroid
    phase
    space probe
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. One full orbit of an object around another object is called a ________.
    answer choices
    axis
    rotation
    revolution
    satellite
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. The __________ has planets, moons, comets, and asteroids.
    answer choices
    solar system
    earth
    rotation
    United States
  • Question 7
    180 seconds
    Q. One of the main differences between the outer and inner planets is __________.
    answer choices
    The inner planets all have water
    the inner planets are much bigger than the outer planets
    the outer planets are gas planets
    the outer planets have rings, and the inner planets don't
  • Question 8
    180 seconds
    Q. Where is the asteroid belt found?
    answer choices
    between earth and mars
    Between Uranus and Neptune
    Between Mercury and Venus
    Between Mars and Jupiter
  • Question 9
    180 seconds
    Q. Select the order from smallest to largest.
    answer choices
    Sun, Milky Way, solar system, universe
    Sun, Milky Way, universe, solar system
    Sun, solar system, Milky Way, universe
    Sun, solar system, universe, Milky Way
  • Question 10
    180 seconds
    Q. Why does Earth have different seasons? 
    answer choices
    because of the distance between Earth and the sun 
    because of the speed of Earth as it rotates on its axis 
    because of the amount of light blocked by the moon on its axis 
    because of the tilt of Earth on its axis as it moves around the sun 
  • Question 11
    180 seconds
    Q. Which factor makes Earth different from all the other planets in the solar system in its ability to support life? 
    answer choices
    The Earth is exposed to rays from the sun. 
    The Earth has only one moon that orbits around it. 
    The Earth rotates in an elliptical orbit around the sun. 
    The Earth has a breathable atmosphere. 
  • Question 12
    180 seconds
    Q. Which best explains why the moon has phases?
    answer choices
    The moon’s position changes in relation to the sun and Earth. 
    The sun’s position changes in relation to the moon and Earth. 
    The Earth casts a shadow on the moon as it rotates. 
    The moon rotates along its axis
  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q. Day and night is caused by the _____________ of earth on its axis.
    answer choices
    revolution
    orbit
    rotation
  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q. As the Earth travels around the sun, this tilt causes different areas of the Earth’s surface to get different amounts of daylight at different times of the year. The angle of the Sun’s rays to the surface also causes areas to have more or less of the Sun’s energy. This causes the ________.
    answer choices
    months
    day and night
    seasons
    years
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Which outer planets have rings?
    answer choices
    Just Saturn
    Saturn and Jupiter
    Jupiter, Neptune, and Saturn
    all 4 of them
  • Question 16
    60 seconds
    Q. a pattern of stars that form an imaginary picture or design in the sky
    answer choices
    Orbit
    Rotate
    constellation
    Milky Way
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. A spiral galaxy of stars that contains our Sun
    answer choices
    Planisphere
    Intensity
    Star
    Milky Way
  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q. The pattern of stars in a constellation stays the same, but a planet can be seen in different locations at different times because _______________.
    answer choices
    Stars don't move; planets revolve and rotate
    Stars and planets revolve and rotate.
    Stars not planets move
    Planets don't move; Stars revolve and rotate.
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Which color star has medium temperature?
    answer choices
    Bluish-White
    Yellow
    Reddish-Orange
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following causes seasons?
    answer choices
    the earths tilt
    the earths rotation
    the earths revolution around the sun
    the earths size 
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