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?
24 hours
1 year (365 days)
1 month
1 week
• Question 2
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Q. Which causes day and night?
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
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Q. How long does it take for Earth to rotate on its' axis once?
1 month
1 year (365 days)
1 day (24 hours)
• Question 4
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Q. The diagram shows the Earth's movement around the Sun. What is this diagram demonstrating?
day and night
seasons
• Question 5
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Q. The diagram shows the Earth's movement around its' axis. What is this diagram demonstrating?
day and night
seasons
• Question 6
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Q. Which answer correctly labels each letter as day and night?
X = night
Y = day
X = day
Y = night
• Question 7
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Q. Which answer correctly explains the time of day it is in each region?
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
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Q. How long does it take for the Earth to make one full orbit around the Sun?
one day
one week
one month
one year
• Question 9
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Q. The Earth is rotating on its axis, creating _____
the 12 months
the years
the seasons
day and night
• Question 10
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Q. As the Earth travels around the Sun, it creates a pattern that makes _____
the months
the years
the seasons
day and night
• Question 11
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Q. When the Earth completes a full orbit around the Sun, it has completed _____ rotations or days
7
30
91
365
• Question 12
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Q. What looks to be the motion of the Sun in the sky is really caused by the motion of _____
the Earth
the stars
the planets
the Earth's axis
• Question 13
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Q. The spinning movement of the Earth about its axis is called the Earth's _____
revolution
rotation
precession
orbit
• Question 14
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Q. The movement of the Earth around the Sun is called its _____
revolution
rotation
precession
gyration
• Question 15
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Q. When the part of the world that you're living in is leaning towards the Sun, its _____
winter
spring
summer
fall
• Question 16
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Q. When the part of the world that you're living in is leaning away from the Sun, its _____
winter
spring
summer
autumn
• Question 17
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Q. The invisible line that passes through the North Pole and the South Pole is called Earth's ____
axis
equator
ecliptic
prime meridian
• Question 18
45 seconds
Q. What keeps Earth revolving around the sun?
the force of gravity
the pull of the moon
the tilt of Earth's axis
the rotation of Earth
• Question 19
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Q. What is a clue that Earth is moving?
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
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Q. What affects the shape of a planet's orbit?
asteroids
comets
the sun's light
the sun's gravity
• Question 21
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Q. What is a revolution?
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?
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
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Q.

Rotation of the earth takes (Select 2 answers)

One day

One year

One summer

24 hours

• Question 24
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Q.

Rotation of the earth is what causes

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
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

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

20 degrees

28.6 degrees

23.5 degrees

26.2 degrees

• Question 28
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Q.

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

24 hours

a year

12 hours

a summer

• Question 29
30 seconds
Q.

Which location on Earth is facing towards the sun?

Location A

Location B

• Question 30
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Q.

Which location on Earth is turned away from the sun?