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Which of the following is the correct hierarchical organization of the celestial bodies in the universe, from largest to smallest?
moon, planet, star, galaxy, universe
universe, galaxy, planet, star, moon
universe, galaxy, sun, planet, moon
galaxy, star, planet, moon, universe
All statements below are true EXCEPT
Each galaxy in the universe is made of billions of stars.
Each galaxy has solar system where sun is the star.
The whole universe is made of billions of galaxies.
The Milky Way is one of the billions of galaxies.
Which is one that is a NOT CORRECTLY MATCH?
galaxy-cluster of stars orbiting around a central point
star-ball of burning gas, mostly hydrogen and helium
moon-the object that revolves around a planet
Earth- the smallest planet of the solar system
What is the main cause of the periodic rise and fall of ocean tides?
Earth's tilted rotation
The periodic rise and fall of ocean waters is called
global conveyor belt
Which statement is TRUE about Earth's motion in our solar system?
The Earth revolves around the sun; the sun revolves around the moon.
The Earth revolves around the moon; the moon revolves around the sun
The moon revolves around the Earth; the Earth revolves around the sun.
In ancient times, all descriptions below are CORRECT about revolutions and rotations of the Earth EXCEPT
geocentric universe-Earth is the center of the universe
geocentric universe-Sun is the center of the solar system
heliocentric universe-Sun at the center of the solar system
heliocentric model-showing elliptical orbits of planets around the Sun
What is the common effect of Earth's rotation on its axis?
day and night
If it is summer in the Northern hemisphere,
Earth has reached its closest point to the sun.
it is summer in the southern hemisphere due to Earth's tilt.
it is winter in the southern hemisphere due to Earth's tilt
Earth's rotation on its tilted axis results in
day and night
According to Kepler's law of planetary motion, the planet's orbit is
How long does it take for Earth to revolve around the Sun?
How long does it take for Earth to rotate on its tilted axis?
The four innermost planets in the solar system, also known as "rocky inner planets" due to its rocky surfaces
Mercury, Venus, Ceres, Pluto
Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Pluto
Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
If Earth, Sun and moon are in straight line, how this situation impact ocean tides?
produces greatest change in high and low tides
produce the least change in high sch low tides
it does not cause any changes in ocean tides