The Moon, Tides, Seasons and Solar System
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  • Question 1
    900 seconds
    Q.

    How many phases of the Moon are there?

    answer choices

    6

    7

    8

    9

  • Question 2
    900 seconds
    Q.

    ____________ are the flat dark areas that were created when meteorites hit the Moon, releasing magma to fill the craters.

    answer choices

    Terrae

    Mountains

    Maria

    Moon sands

  • Question 3
    900 seconds
    Q.

    The Moon orbits around the Earth every ____ days.

    answer choices

    27

    28

    29

    30

  • Question 4
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following combinations is necessary for a Full Moon?

    answer choices

    Sun, Moon, Earth

    Sun, Moon, Asteroid Belt

    Sun, Earth, Moon

    Earth, Sun, Moon

  • Question 5
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following combinations is necessary for a New Moon?

    answer choices

    Sun, Moon, Earth

    Sun, Moon, Gravity

    Sun, Earth, Moon

    Earth, Sun, Moon

  • Question 6
    900 seconds
    Q.

    ____________ are the steady rise and fall of sea level at any given place.

    answer choices

    Tides

    Waves

    Cycles

    Bluffs

  • Question 7
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Most places get __________ high tide(s) and __________ low tide(s) each day.

    answer choices

    two, two

    one, one

    two, one

    one, two

  • Question 8
    900 seconds
    Q.

    The Moon's ___________________ affects both the solid parts of Earth and the oceans.

    answer choices

    gravity

    surface

    lunar influence

    axis

  • Question 9
    900 seconds
    Q.

    A(n) _________________ is the obscuring of light from one celestial body.

    answer choices

    eclipse

    season

    reflection

    umbra

  • Question 10
    900 seconds
    Q.

    What are the two types of solar eclipses?

    answer choices

    total

    partial

    umbral

    penumbral

  • Question 11
    900 seconds
    Q.

    A(n) ___________ eclipse occurs when a new moon passes directly between the Earth and Sun.

    answer choices

    solar

    lunar

    umbral

    penumbral

  • Question 12
    900 seconds
    Q.

    A(n) ___________ eclipse occurs when a full moon moves through the Earth's shadow.

    answer choices

    solar

    lunar

    umbral

    multi-leveled

  • Question 13
    900 seconds
    Q.

    What are the three types of lunar eclipses?

    answer choices

    total

    partial

    penumbral

    umbral

  • Question 14
    900 seconds
    Q.

    The tilt of the Earth's axis is

    answer choices

    22.5

    23.5

    24.5

    21.5

  • Question 15
    900 seconds
    Q.

    The seasons in the Northern and Southern hemispheres are always ___________________.

    answer choices

    similar

    unpredictable

    opposites

    unchanging

  • Question 16
    900 seconds
    Q.

    The ______________ is the totality of all matter and energy that exists in the vastness of space, whether known to human beings or not.

    answer choices

    universe

    solar system

    Big Bang Theory

    nebula

  • Question 17
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following was NOT one of the first elements in the universe?

    answer choices

    Oxygen

    Hydrogen

    Helium

    Lithium

  • Question 18
    900 seconds
    Q.

    A _________________ is a group of billions of stars and their planets, gas, and dust that extends over many thousands of light-years and forms a unit within the universe

    answer choices

    galaxy

    nebula

    space system

    constellation

  • Question 19
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following is not a Terrestrial Planet?

    answer choices

    Jupiter

    Venus

    Mercury

    Mars

  • Question 20
    900 seconds
    Q.

    Jovian Planets are also known as _____________.

    answer choices

    Gas Giants

    Giants Planets

    Planetary Giants

    Rock Planets

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