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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. The Sun affects Earth in all of the following ways EXCEPT:
    answer choices
    it heats up Earth's surface
    it provides energy for plants
    it is stored in fossil fuels such as coal
    it reflects light from the Moon
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. If the Earth moved farther away from the Sun, what would probably happen?
    answer choices
    There would be colder weather
    There would be more seasons
    There would be no moon
    There would be no tides
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. The motion of Earth around the Sun most affects the
    answer choices
    timing of tides.
    length of a month.
    cycle of the seasons.
    phases of the Moon.
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. About how long does it take Earth to make one complete orbit (revolution) around the Sun?
    answer choices
    24 hours
    7 day
    1 month
    1 year
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. During which season is the northern hemisphere tilted toward the Sun?
    answer choices
    Summer
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. During the winter months the Earth is ______.
    answer choices
    tilted closer toward the Sun
    tilted farther away from the Sun
    spinning slower than in Summer
    spinning faster than in Summer
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. During which two seasons is neither hemisphere of Earth tilted toward or away from the Sun?
    answer choices
    Summer and Winter
    Winter and Spring
    Fall and Winter
    Fall and Spring
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What causes the seasons of the year?
    answer choices
    The tilt of Earth on its axis
    The rotation of the Moon around Earth
    The spinning of Earth on its axis
    The northern and southern hemisphere
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Which is TRUE of the day-night cycle on Earth?
    answer choices
    All parts of Earth are in sunlight at the same time
    As the Earth rotates only the part of the Earth lighted by the Sun experiences daytime
    Each time the Earth revolves around the Sun, one day has passed
    It takes the Earth eighteen hours to complete one day-night cycle
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is the result of the rotation of Earth?
    answer choices
    Cloud formation
    Day and night
    The seasons
    Weather
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which MOST affects the ocean's tides?
    answer choices
    the rotation of Earth
    the gravitational pull of the Moon
    the revolution of Earth around the Sun
    the water cycle
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. At which of the following times of day would your shadow be the longest?
    answer choices
    6:00 AM
    9:00 AM
    1:00 PM
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. At which of the following times of day would your shadow be the shortest?
    answer choices
    7:00 AM
    3:00 PM
    12:00 PM (noon)
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Telescopes make objects look
    answer choices
    farther away than normal.
    darker than normal.
    whiter than normal.
    closer than normal.
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