Phases of the Moon
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When the Moon is directly between the Sun and the Earth, what phase would the Moon be in?

    answer choices

    Full Moon

    New Moon

    Half Moon

    Waxing Crescent

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What term is associated with the moons that are increasing in size (more light on them) each day?

    answer choices

    Waxing moons

    Waning moons

    Crescent moons

    Gibbous moons

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What phase of the moon is this?

    answer choices

    Waxing Gibbous

    Waning Gibbous

    Waxing crescent

    Waning crescent

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The different phases of the Moon are caused by:
    answer choices
    The days of the months
    The angle at which we see the lit Moon as it revolves around the Earth
    The position of the Earth in its orbit around the Sun
    The tides of the ocean
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    The Moon gets its light from the

    answer choices

    It reflects the Earth's light

    It reflects the other stars' light

    It reflects the Sun's light

    It makes its own light

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    About how long does it take the Moon to complete it's cycle?

    answer choices

    around 1 week

    around 1 month

    around 1 year

    around 1 day

  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q.

    What phase of the moon is shown?

    answer choices

    waning gibbous

    1st quarter

    waxing crescent

    Waxing gibbous

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Name the phase of the moon that comes BEFORE this moon phase.
    answer choices
    waxing gibbous
    waning gibbous
    waning crescent
    waxing crescent
  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q.

    How much of the Moon is always reflecting light from the Sun?

    answer choices

    The entire moon is always illuminated

    Half of the Moon is always illuminated; it's just not always facing Earth

    Half of the Moon is illuminated only during the new moon

    Half of the Moon is illuminated only during the full moon

  • Question 10
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is the phase of the Moon at position #5?

    answer choices

    New Moon

    Third Quarter Moon

    First Quarter Moon

    Full Moon

  • Question 11
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What is the correct phases of the Moon at position 3?

    answer choices

    Waning Crescent

    First Quarter (or Waxing Half)

    Third Quarter (or Waning Half)

    Waxing Gibbous

  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. What are the correct phases of the Moon from position 6 through 8?
    answer choices
    Waning Crescent, First Quarter, Waning Gibbous
    Waning Gibbous, Third Quarter, Waning Crescent
    Waxing Crescent, First Quarter, Waxing Gibbous
    Waxing Gibbous, Third Quarter, Waxing Crescent
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