Moon and Moon Phases
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If the moon is roughly 3/4 illuminated we say it is in the _________________________ stage.

    answer choices

    Crescent

    New

    Gibbous

    Quarter

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If the moon is fully illuminated it is said to be a____________ moon.

    answer choices

    New

    Full

    Crescent

    Gibbous

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which month is the best month to view moon phases because the number of days almost matches the lunar month?

    answer choices

    February

    April

    July

    December

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    If the illuminated side of the moon is on the right, the moon is said to be:

    answer choices

    Waxing

    Shrinking

    Waning

    Not moving

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When the moon is between the sun and the earth, we basically do not see it. What is this phase called?

    answer choices

    Full Moon

    Waning Crescent

    Waning Gibbous

    New Moon

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Rotation describes an objects motion:

    answer choices

    Around the sun

    On it's own axis

    Around Earth

    Around Mars

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why does the moon appear to shine?

    answer choices

    Because it reflects it's on light

    Because it makes it's own light

    Because it reflects light from the sun

    Because it reflects light from Earth

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the moon mostly made of?

    answer choices

    Green Cheese

    Hot gases

    Lava

    Rock

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which phase below is NOT a phase of the moon?

    answer choices

    New Moon

    Waxing Crescent

    Old Moon

    Waning Gibbous

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    As the moon continues it's journey around the Earth, the portion we see will begin to grow smaller or ___________?

    answer choices

    Wane

    Grow

    Stay the same

    Wax

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A satellite is defined as something that orbits a planet. How many NATURAL satellite(s) does Earth have?

    answer choices

    Five

    Sixteen

    One

    Three

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Why do the craters and Maria that are on the moon still look the same?

    answer choices

    No one has ever been to the moon to disturb them

    There is no atmosphere or weather on the moon

    The temperature is too cold to change them

    There is so much gravity on the moon that pulls them

  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The term REVOLUTION means to:

    answer choices

    An imaginary line that runs through Earth

    A phase of the moon

    A planet's elliptical orbit around the sun

    Spinning of a planet on it's own axis

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Lunar Cycle is a fancy term for:

    answer choices

    The phases of the moon

    First cousin to the water cycle

    Second cousin to the rock cycle

    Chemical change

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    We always see the same side of the moon because?

    answer choices

    We can only look at night

    We have low power telescopes

    The moon rotates and revolves at roughly the same rate the Earth does

    We don't know where to look

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This phase of the moon is just a small sliver. There is a waxing one and a waning one on each side of the new moon.

    answer choices

    Full Moon

    Crescent

    New Moon

    Gibbous

  • Question 17
    60 seconds
    Q. Name the moon phase
    answer choices
    First Quarter
    Last Quarter
    New Moon
    Full Moon
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Tides are caused by ___________
    answer choices
    wind
    gravitational pull of moon
    waves gravitation toward land
    rain
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of the following statements is most accurate about the Movement of Earth and the Sun?
    answer choices
    The Sun revolves around the Earth
    The Earth rotates around the Sun
    The Earth revolves around the Sun
    The Earth rotates and revolves around the Sun 
  • Question 20
    45 seconds
    Q. What is a lunar month?
    answer choices
    The time from one new moon to the next new moon.  
    The time from one full moon to the next full moon. 
    The time it takes the moon to orbit the earth.
    The month of October .
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