Earth, Moon, and Sun
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  • Question 1
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    Q. All objects are attracted to each other by the force of 
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    weight 
    inertia
    mass
    gravity
  • Question 2
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    Q. One complete revolution of Earth around the sun takes how long?
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    1 day
    365.25 days
    24 hours
    29.5 days
  • Question 3
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    Q. In the Northern hemisphere, the summer solstice occurs in 
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    March
    June
    September
    December
  • Question 4
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    Q. Earth has seasons because
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    it has an axis
    the sun gets closer and farther from the sun
    axis is tilted as it moves around the sun
    the sun gets hotter
  • Question 5
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    Q. In the Southern Hemisphere, the summer solstice is in 
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    March
    June
    September
    December
  • Question 6
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    Q. Two factors that affect gravity are
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    distance and mass
    mass and weight
    distance and weight
    weight and speed
  • Question 7
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    Q. A pattern or grouping of stars that represent objects or people are called
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    star chart
    constellation
    seasons
    mythology
  • Question 8
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    Q. The tendency of a moving object to continue moving in a straight line or stay at rest is called
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    orbital speed
    inertia
    gravity 
    mass
  • Question 9
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    Q. A cold mixture of ice and dust that gives a long trail as it gets closer to the sun is a 
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    meteor 
    meteorite
    asteroid
    comet
  • Question 10
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    Q. The phase of the moon you see depends on
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    where you are on Earth's surface
    how much of the sunlit side of the moon faces Earth
    if the moon is making its own light
    whether or not an eclipse is occurring.
  • Question 11
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    Q. Constellations seem to move as the seasons change on Earth.  What is the cause of this?
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    The stars move around Earth
    Stars disappear into the night sky
    As Earth rotates, we see different parts of the sky
    Seasons change on Earth and so do seasons of the stars
  • Question 12
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    Q. When are there equal days and nights?
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    solstice
    equinox
    summer
    winter
  • Question 13
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    Q. What force pulls the moon towards Earth?
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    gravity
    inertia
    weight
    mass
  • Question 14
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    Q. What is the name of the dark parts of the moon created by lava cooling?
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    highlands
    maria
    craters
    mountains
  • Question 15
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    Q. A tide with the smallest difference in high and low tides is a called 
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    spring tide
    neap tide
  • Question 16
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    Q. Earth spinning on its axis is 
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    rotation
    revolution
    inertia
    phases
  • Question 17
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    Q. How long does the moon's rotation and revolution take?
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    28 minutes
    29.5 seconds
    29.5 days
    24 hours
  • Question 18
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    Q. When the moon is a full moon a(n) _______ eclipse can occur.
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    solar
    lunar
  • Question 19
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    Q. Which moon phases comes directly after a new moon?
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    waning crescent
    waning gibbous 
    waxing crescent
    first quarter
  • Question 20
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    Q. Where is it usually warmer on Earth because it receives more direct sunlight all year long?
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    equator
    poles
    North America
    Antarctica
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