Moon Phases and Eclipses
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  • Question 1
    120 seconds
    Q.

    The shape of the Moon at a particular time is called __________.

    answer choices

    Solar Eclipse

    Lunar Eclipse

    Asteroid

    Phase

  • Question 2
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What do we call an event that the moon blocks the sun from reaching the Earth?

    answer choices

    Phase

    Lunar Eclipse

    Solar Eclipse

    Meteoroid

  • Question 3
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Which is the name of the event that occurs when the Moon moves into Earth’s shadow and is no longer reached by direct sunlight?

    answer choices

    Lunar Eclipse

    Solar Eclipse

    Phase

    Meteoroid

  • Question 4
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What phase is the moon in if the light is increasing?

    answer choices

    New Moon

    Waxing

    Wanning

    Full Moon

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What phase is the moon in if the light is decreasing?

    answer choices

    New Moon

    Waxxing

    Wanning

    Full Moon

  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q.

    About how long does it take the moon to go through all of it's phases?

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    30 Days

    31 Days

    28 Days

    29 Days

  • Question 7
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Why do we know the phases of the moon for months that have not happened?

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    The Moon moves in a regular pattern in the sky.

    The Moon is full for 20 days every month.

    I can see the future.

    The phases of the Moon are random and irregular.

  • Question 8
    120 seconds
    Q.

    When one object crosses in front of another, the first object can sometimes block the view of the second. This process is called a(n)_______.

    answer choices

    eclipse

    gibbous

    penumbra

    umbra

  • Question 9
    120 seconds
    Q.

    On a clear night in the summer, Kelly identified the constellation Leo in the sky. When she went star-gazing five months later, she could not find Leo, but could see Gemini instead. Why?

    answer choices

    The moon revolved so it was facing a different part of the universe at night.

    The stars in Leo moved.

    Earth revolved so it was facing different part of the universe at night.

    The moon was blocking Leo in the sky.

  • Question 10
    120 seconds
    Q.

    Based on the picture, what moon phase is visible from earth?

    answer choices

    Waxing Crescent

    Waning Crescent

    Waxing Gibbous

    Waning Gibbous

  • Question 11
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is shown in the image?

    answer choices

    Moon Phase

    Solar Eclipse

    Lunar Eclipse

    Solar System

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which is this eclipse in?

    answer choices

    Penumbra

    Umbra

  • Question 13
    120 seconds
    Q.

    What is shown in the image?

    answer choices

    Moon Phase

    Solar Eclipse

    Lunar Eclipse

    Solar System

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What phase is shown?

    answer choices

    Waning Gibous

    Waxing Crescent

    First Quarter

    Waxing Gibous

    Waning Crescent

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What phase is shown?

    answer choices

    Waning Gibous

    Waxing Crescent

    First Quarter

    Waxing Gibous

    Waning Crescent

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What phase is shown?

    answer choices

    Waning Gibous

    Waxing Crescent

    Last Quarter

    Waxing Gibous

    Waning Crescent

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What phase is shown?

    answer choices

    Waning Gibous

    Waxing Crescent

    Last Quarter

    Waxing Gibous

    Waning Crescent

  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What phase is shown?

    answer choices

    Full moon

    Waxing Crescent

    New Moon

    Waxing Gibous

    Waning Crescent

  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What phase is shown?

    answer choices

    Full moon

    Waxing Crescent

    New Moon

    Waxing Gibous

    Waning Crescent

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