Seasons, Moon, and Tides
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Which two letters represent winter?

    answer choices

    A, B

    B, D

    A, C

    C, D

  • Question 2
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    Q.

    Day and night are caused by Earth's...

    answer choices

    revolution

    rotation

    tilt

    orbit

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    At position A, the season in the northern hemisphere is

    answer choices

    Spring

    Summer

    Fall

    Winter

  • Question 4
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    How long does it take for the Earth to revolve around the Sun one time?

    answer choices

    1 Day

    7 Days

    29 Days

    365 ¼ Days

  • Question 5
    30 seconds
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    Most of the Earth experience four seasons. What is the main cause for the seasons on Earth?

    answer choices

    Global warming

    Sun changes how hot it is

    Earth is tilted on its axis

    The solar and lunar eclipses

  • Question 6
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    Which question should you ask to find out the length of a planet’s year?

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    How large is the planet?

    How long does it take the planet to orbit the sun?

    How much does the planet tilt on its axis of rotation?

    How long does it take the planet to rotate on its axis?

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
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    Which two letters are experiencing summer?

    answer choices

    A, C

    B, D

    A, D

    C, D

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
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    The seasons are caused by...

    answer choices

    the changes in the distribution of light and the tilt of the Earth.

    how the Earth rotates.

    the distance between the Earth and Sun.

    the Earth's weather and average climate.

  • Question 9
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    Which of the following tems would you use to describle the spinning of the Earth on its axis?

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    revolution

    eclipse

    rotation

    solstice

  • Question 10
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    Which illustration demonstrates rotation?

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  • Question 11
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    Which illustration demonstrates revolution?

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  • Question 12
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    How long does it take for the Earth to rotate (spin) on its axis one time?

    answer choices

    1 day (24 hours)

    7 Days

    29 Days

    365 ¼ Days

  • Question 13
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    If the Northern Hemisphere is tilted towards the sun, what season is it in the Northern Hemisphere?

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    Spring

    Summer

    Fall

    Winter

  • Question 14
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    On which day does the Northern Hemisphere receive the most sunlight (have the longest daylight)?

    answer choices

    March 21

    June 21

    September 21

    December 21

  • Question 15
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    The tilt of Earth at four different times throughout the year is shown in the diagram below. At which point would the United States receive the fewesthours of daylight?

    answer choices

    position A

    position b

    position c

    position d

  • Question 16
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    Which moon phase is shown?

    answer choices

    First Quarter

    Waning Crescent

    Third Quarter

    Waning Gibbous

  • Question 17
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    How much of the moon’s bright side can you see during a new moon?

    answer choices

    None (0%)

    About 10% on the right

    Half (50%)

    100%

  • Question 18
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    Each night the moon phase changes. What causes the moon phase to change each night?

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    Rotation of the earth

    The relative positions of the earth, moon, & sun

    The tilt of the earth

    Gravity

  • Question 19
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    A student uses paper and fasteners to create a model of Earth, the sun and the moon. The sun and Earth are attached to the paper background, while the moon is free to revolve around Earth.

    Which diagram shows the objects arranged so that a third quarter moon would be visible from Earth?

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  • Question 20
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    Which moon position would cause a SolarEclipse?

    answer choices

    Position A

    Position B

    Position C

    Position D

  • Question 21
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    What is the moon’s phase during a SolarEclipse?

    answer choices

    New Moon

    First Quarter

    Full Moon

    Last Quarter

  • Question 22
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    The phases of the moon are the changing appearances of the moon, as seen from Earth. Which phase happens immediately after a third quarter moon?

    answer choices

    new moon

    waxing gibbous

    waning gibbous

    waning crescent

  • Question 23
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    The diagram below shows the relative positions of Earth, the moon, and the sun. The moon is shown at four possible positions around Earth. Which position of the moon could result in a solar eclipse?

    answer choices

    1

    2

    3

    4

  • Question 24
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    Although half of the moon is always illuminated, usually only a portion of the illuminated side is visible from Earth. The diagram below presents the relative positions of Earth, the sun, and the moon. The positions of the moon are labeled 1-8. Which of the moons in the figure are in a gibbous phase?

    answer choices

    2 and 4

    2 and 8

    4 and 6

    6 and 8

  • Question 25
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    Sometimes the moon looks like a crescent. At other times, the moon looks like a half circle. What makes it possible for you to see the surface of the moon from Earth?

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    The moon gives off its own light.

    Light from Earth is reflected by the moon's surface.

    Light from the sun is reflected by the moon's surface.

    he moon absorbs sunlight during the day and glows at night.

  • Question 26
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    On which day does the Northern Hemisphere receive the most sunlight (have the longest daylight)?

    answer choices

    March 21

    June 21

    September 21

    December 21

  • Question 27
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    A student draws a model showing the movements of Earth, the moon and the sun.

    Which arrow shows the movement that causes moon phases to be seen on Earth?

    answer choices

    Arrow 1, because it shows the rotation of the sun.

    Arrow 2, because it shows the orbit of Earth around the sun.

    Arrow 3, because it shows the orbit of the moon around Earth.

    Arrow 4, because it shows the rotation of Earth.

  • Question 28
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    The diagram shows four consecutive moon phases.

    Which of the following diagrams shows the next four moon phases in the correct order?

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  • Question 29
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    When does a solar eclipse take place?

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    when the sun moves into Earth’s shadow

    . when Earth moves into the sun’s shadow

    when Earth moves into the moon’s shadow

    when the moon moves into Earth’s shadow

  • Question 30
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    Which illustration represents a WaxingCrescent Moon?

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  • Question 31
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    In the following arrangement, which phase of the moon would occur with this arrangement?

    answer choices

    new moon

    old moon

    waning gibbous

    full moon

  • Question 32
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    Which arrangement would best represent a neap tide?

    answer choices

    A, B

    A, C

    B, C

    B, D

  • Question 33
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    At which position would the moon be during spring tide?

    answer choices

    1

    2

    3

    4

  • Question 34
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    Which statement best describes tides?

    answer choices

    The continuous rise and fall of the ocean water level.

    The circular motion of ocean’s deep sea currents.

    The bending of currents due to Earth’s spin.

    Warmer water rising and colder water sinking.

  • Question 35
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    Why is the timing of tides predictable?

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    because winds are predictable

    because the moon's path is predictable

    because ocean water density is predictable

    because the sun's movements are predictable

  • Question 36
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    Taylor and José pulled their boat up onto the beach and went on a hike. When they returned, the beach was covered by water and the boat was floating offshore. What is the most likelyexplanation?

    answer choices

    The spring tide came early.

    The water level rose due to the high tide.

    The low tide receded and pulled the boat out to sea.

    The gravitational pull of the sun and moon decreased the tidal range.

  • Question 37
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    Which two letters would represent when a spring tide could occur?

    answer choices

    A, D

    C, D

    B, D

    B, C

  • Question 38
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    At which position would the moon be during a neap tide?

    answer choices

    1

    2

    3

    4

  • Question 39
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    Tides with the least difference between high tide and low tide are called

    answer choices

    neap tides

    spring tides

    high tides

    low tides

  • Question 40
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    What causes tides?

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    the gravitional pull of the earth

    the coriolis effect

    the wind

    the gravitational pull of the moon

  • Question 41
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    A tide in which the water reaches its lowest point on the beach each day is called a

    answer choices

    neap tide

    low tide

    spring tide

    high tide

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