Sun and Earth Facts
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Does the sun move?

    answer choices

    Yes, it moves around the Earth.

    Yes, it moves across the sky.

    No, it only looks like it is moving.

  • Question 2
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    The sun rises in the__________.

    answer
    east
  • Question 3
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    The sun sets in the ________.

    answer
    west
  • Question 4
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    Where the sunlight is shining on the earth is ________.

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    daytime

    night-time

  • Question 5
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    Where the sun is not shining on the Earth, there is a shadow. This makes ____.

    answer choices

    daytime

    night-time

  • Question 6
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    As the day goes on, the sun will be in ____________ in the sky.

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    the same place

    different places

  • Question 7
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    The sun looks like it moves across the sky because the Earth _______.

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    is big

    flies

    spins

    is in space

  • Question 8
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    The Earth spins and makes day and night.

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    true

    false

  • Question 9
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    The sun moves in space and makes day and night.

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    True

    False

  • Question 10
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    The sundial shows the time because of the sun's position in the sky.

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    True

    False

  • Question 11
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    A long time ago, people didn't have clocks, so they used ____ to tell time.

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    clouds

    animals

    clocks

    shadows

  • Question 12
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    Shadows will stay in the same place all day.

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    True

    False

  • Question 13
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    The _______ on a sundial tells the time.

    answer choices

    pointer

    gnomon

    shadow

    circle

  • Question 14
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    Shadow length is _______ throughtout the day.

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    different

    the same

  • Question 15
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    In the morning, the sun is low and shadows are ______.

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    long

    short

    not there

  • Question 16
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    In the evening, the sun is ______ so shadows are long.

    answer choices

    high

    low

    gone

  • Question 17
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    At midday, the sun is high so the shadows are ______.

    answer choices

    long

    short

    everywhere

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