Solar System
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The planets can appear to move........
    answer choices
    East to West, West to East, or stand still
    West to East only
    East to West only
    East to West or stand still
  • Question 2
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    Q. Why do stars in a constellation seem to stay in one position?
    answer choices
    The Stars orbit the sun like the Earth does
    The Stars do not orbit the sun or earth
    The Stars orbit the earth like the moon
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What causes the seasons to change?
    answer choices
    The earth rotates on its axis
    The earth revolves around the sun
    The earth's axis is tilted
    Wind patterns on earth
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Why do we have different phases of the moon?
    answer choices
    Because the moon revolves around the earth
    Because the moon revolves around the sun
    Because the earth rotates
    Because the moon rotates
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the largest planet in our solar system?
    answer choices
    The Sun
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Stars vary greatly in .........
    answer choices
    Size and temperature only
    Size and color only
    Size, color and temperature
    Color and temperature
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. If the moon is a crescent shape then changes to a gibbous. What is the next phase ?
    answer choices
    If the moon is a crescent shape then changes to a gibbous. What is the next phase ?
    Full moon
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. The four planets that are nearest the sun are called the.........
    answer choices
    Inner planets
    Outer planets
    Small planets
    Gas giants
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. After a new moon, which phase of the moon appears next?
    answer choices
    Crescent moon
    New moon
    Gibbous moon
    Full moon
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.  How long does it take the earth to rotate once? 
    answer choices
    12 hours
    24 hours
    20 hours
    36 hours
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Season changes and days being longer in the summer are due to....
    answer choices
    The earths tilt
    The earths rotation
    The Earths revolution
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following planets is Earths sister planet?
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  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. The constellation Orion cannot be seen from the same place in the sky all year because....
    answer choices
    the Stars move
    Earth revolves around the sun
    The moon revolves around the earth
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.  Which of the following planets are the gas giants, outer planets?
    answer choices
    Mercury , Venus, mars
    Jupiter, Saturn, uranus
    Mars, Jupiter, venus
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