The Earth, Moon & Sun
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  • Question 1
    60 seconds
    Q. About how many days does it take to moon to go through a complete cycle?
    answer choices
    7 days
    365 days
    29 days
    20 days
  • Question 2
    60 seconds
    Q. Why do we always see the same side of the moon from Earth?
    answer choices
    because the phases change
    because it rotates and revolves at the same rate
    because half of the moon always receives sunlight
    The moon changes positions
  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q. Mrs. Smith says "the moon looks larger than the stars!" What explains this?
    answer choices
    The moons soaks up the star's light
    The moon is larger than Earth
    The moon is larger than stars
    the moon is closer to Earth than stars
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Define Waxing
    answer choices
    Moon is increasing and light part appears to be growing
    Completely illuminated
    dark side is facing earth
    Moon is decreasing and light part appears to be shrinking
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Define Gibbous
    answer choices
    Less than half of moon visible
    More than half of moon visible
    All of moon visible
    None of moon visible
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Define Full Moon
    answer choices
    None of moon is visible
    Half moon phase is visible
    Complete moon face is visible
    Less Than half of moon is visible
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Define New Moon
    answer choices
    None of moon is visible from Earth
    All of moon visible from Earth
    Moon is 1/2 visible from Earth
    Moon is more than Half Visible from Earth
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Define Quarter Moon
    answer choices
    None of moon visible
    Less than Half the moon is visible
    More than half of moon is visible
    Half of the moon is visible
  • Question 9
    60 seconds
    Q. As the moon's shape appears to get smaller, we say that the moon is _.
    answer choices
    swelling
    waxing
    waning
    disappearing
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Phases of the moon in which the moon appears to be getting larger are referred to as _.
    answer choices
    waxing
    waning
    new
    eclipse
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the difference between a gibbous moon and a crescent moon?
    answer choices
    The gibbous shows more than half of the bright side of the moon.
    The crescent shows more than half of the bright side of the moon.
    The gibbous shows less than half of the bright side of the moon. 
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Tides are caused by ___________
    answer choices
    wind
    gravitational pull of moon
    waves gravitation toward land
    rain
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. What is illuminating the Moon?
    answer choices
    Nuclear Fusion
    Sunlight
    Mirrors
    Flood Lights
  • Question 14
    60 seconds
    Q. Name the moon phase
    answer choices
    First Quarter
    Last Quarter
    New Moon
    Full Moon
  • Question 15
    60 seconds
    Q. Name the moon phase
    answer choices
    First Quarter
    Last Quarter
    New Moon
    Full Moon
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Where does the sun rise? 
    answer choices
    North
    South
    East
    West
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Where does the sun set? 
    answer choices
    North 
    South
    East
    West
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. What time of day are shadows the shortest? 
    answer choices
    Early morning
    Late Morning
    Noon
    Sunset
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. True or False: The shadows are longest in the early morning and late afternoon. 
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. What causes the seasons to change?
    answer choices
    The warming and cooling of Earth's core.
    The distance from the sun.
    Earth's tilt in relation to the sun.
    Earth's rotation on its axis.
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