Earth Movement and Seasons
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. How long does it take for Earth to revolve around the Sun once?
    answer choices
    24 hours
    1 year (365 days) 
    1 month
    1 week
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Which causes day and night? 
    answer choices
    the Sun's rotation on its' axis 
    the Earth's rotation on its' axis 
    the Sun's revolution around Earth
    the Earth's revolution around the Sun
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. How long does it take for Earth to rotate on its' axis once? 
    answer choices
    1 month
    1 year (365 days) 
    1 day (24 hours) 
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. The diagram shows the Earth's movement around the Sun. What is this diagram demonstrating? 
    answer choices
    day and night
    seasons
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. The diagram shows the Earth's movement around its' axis. What is this diagram demonstrating? 
    answer choices
    day and night
    seasons
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Which answer correctly labels each letter as day and night? 
    answer choices
    X = night
    Y = day
    X = day
    Y = night
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which answer correctly explains the time of day it is in each region? 
    answer choices
    X is nighttime because it is facing towards the Sun. 
    X is daytime because it is facing towards the Sun. 
    Y is nighttime because it is facing towards the Sun. 
    Y is daytime because it is facing towards the Sun. 
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. How long does it take for the Earth to make one full orbit around the Sun?
    answer choices
    one day
    one week
    one month
    one year
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. The Earth is rotating on its axis, creating _____
    answer choices
    the 12 months
    the years
    the seasons
    day and night
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. As the Earth travels around the Sun, it creates a pattern that makes _____
    answer choices
    the months
    the years
    the seasons
    day and night
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. When the Earth completes a full orbit around the Sun, it has completed _____ rotations or days
    answer choices
    7
    30
    91
    365
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What looks to be the motion of the Sun in the sky is really caused by the motion of _____
    answer choices
    the Earth
    the stars
    the planets
    the Earth's axis
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. The spinning movement of the Earth about its axis is called the Earth's _____
    answer choices
    revolution
    rotation
    precession
    orbit
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. The movement of the Earth around the Sun is called its _____
    answer choices
    revolution
    rotation
    precession
    gyration
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. When the part of the world that you're living in is leaning towards the Sun, its _____
    answer choices
    winter
    spring
    summer
    fall
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. When the part of the world that you're living in is leaning away from the Sun, its _____
    answer choices
    winter
    spring
    summer
    autumn
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. The invisible line that passes through the North Pole and the South Pole is called Earth's ____
    answer choices
    axis
    equator
    ecliptic
    prime meridian
  • Question 18
    45 seconds
    Q. What keeps Earth revolving around the sun?
    answer choices
    the force of gravity
    the pull of the moon
    the tilt of Earth's axis
    the rotation of Earth
  • Question 19
    45 seconds
    Q. What is a clue that Earth is moving?
    answer choices
    You can feel Earth's movement.
    You are moving right along with Earth.
    The seasons change during the year.
    The stars move around Earth.
  • Question 20
    45 seconds
    Q. What affects the shape of a planet's orbit?
    answer choices
    asteroids
    comets
    the sun's light
    the sun's gravity
  • Question 21
    45 seconds
    Q. What is a revolution?
    answer choices
    The movement of one object around another.
    The spinning of a planet, moon, or star around its axis.
    A small, frozen object that orbits the sun.
    A large, ball-shaped object that moves around a star.
  • Question 22
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    Q. What is a rotation?
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    The movement of one object around another.
    Occurs when an object in space gets between the sun and another object and casts its shadow on the other object.
    The spinning of a planet, moon, or star around its axis.
    Occurs when the moon passes through Earth's surface.
  • Question 23
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Rotation of the earth takes (Select 2 answers)

    answer choices

    One day

    One year

    One summer

    24 hours

  • Question 24
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Rotation of the earth is what causes

    answer choices

    The seasons

    Day and night

    The tides

    A full moon

  • Question 25
    30 seconds
    Q. The change from daytime to nighttime and back again is caused by
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    the position of the Moon.
    the movement of the tides.
    the gravity of the Sun.
    the rotation of Earth
  • Question 26
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    Q.

    As viewed from Earth, most stars appear to move across the sky each night because

    answer choices

    stars orbit around Earth

    Earth rotates on its axis

    stars revolve around the center of the galaxy

    Earth revolves around the Sun

  • Question 27
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    Q.

    Earth's axis is tilted at

    answer choices

    20 degrees

    28.6 degrees

    23.5 degrees

    26.2 degrees

  • Question 28
    120 seconds
    Q.

    How long do you think it would take for location A to get to where location B is?

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    24 hours

    a year

    12 hours

    a summer

  • Question 29
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    Q.

    Which location on Earth is facing towards the sun?

    answer choices

    Location A

    Location B

  • Question 30
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which location on Earth is turned away from the sun?

    answer choices

    Location A

    Location B

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