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In the winter the Northern hemisphere is tilting _______ from the sun and the days are __________.
a) away, longer b) away, shorter c) towards, longer d) towards, shorter
On what day is the Northern hemisphere tilted away the most ?
a) June 21st b) March 21st c) September 22nd d) December 21st
On what two days is the Earth's axis perpendicular to the sun's rays ? Neither tilting towards or away from the sun
a) June 21st and December 21st b) January 1st and July 4th c) March 20th and September 22nd d) April 15th and October 31st
The Earth has seasons because.....
a) of the uneven heating of the Earth b) of the melting polar ice caps c) of Global Warming d) of warm fronts
The imaginary lines that go across the globe from west to east are called lines of...
a) Latitude b) Longitude c) Tropics d) Circle
The Earth rotates from ______ to ________
a) West, East b) East, West c) North, South d) South, North
The tilt of the Earth's axis is...
a) 23.5 degrees b) 66.6 degrees c) 0 degrees d) 15 degrees
0 degrees Latitude is the...
a) Tropic of Cancer b) Tropic of Capricorn c) Equator d) Prime Meridian
The imaginary lines that run from North Pole to South Pole are called lines of...
a) Longitude b) Latitude c) Tropics d) Equators
As you go west the time will....
a) be earlier b) be the same c) be later d)
During which phases are the tides the strongest ?
a) Full and New b) Quarter Moons c) Gibbous and Crescent d) Crescent Moons
What causes the Earth's tides ?
a) The moon's gravity b) The uneven heating of the Earth c) Wind d) Swimming Fish
When the moon casts a shadow on the Earth we call that a ___________.
a) Solar Eclipse b) Lunar Eclipse c) Quarter Moon d) Crescent Moon
When the moon moves into the Earth's shadow we call that a __________.
a) Solar Eclipse b) Lunar Eclipse c) Quarter Moon d) Crescent Moon
What phase do we see when the Earth is between the Moon and the Sun ?
a) Full b) New c) Gibbous d) Crescent
What phase do we see when the moon is between the Earth and the Sun ?
a) Full b) New c) Gibbous d) Quarter
Earth has day and night because....
a) ..it rotates b) ..revolves around the sun c) ..is tilted on its axis d) ..the moon orbits the Earth
How long does it take for the moon to go through its phases ?
a) 29 days b) 7 days c) 24 hours d) 365 days
How long does it take for the Earth to rotate once on it's axis ?
a) 24 hours b) 365 days c) 365 1/4 days d) 1 month
How long does it take for the Earth to revolve once around the sun ?
a) 24 hours b) 365 days c) 365 1/4 days d) 1 month
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