Earth's Revolution: Question Preview (ID: 19141)

Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled EARTH'S REVOLUTION: Review On Earth's Revolution .To play games using this data set, follow the directions below. Good luck and have fun. Enjoy! [print these questions]

Play games to reveal the correct answers. Click here to play a game and get the answers.

When the Southern Hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun it is __________________ for the Northern Hemisphere.
a) winter b) spring c) summer d) fall
An equinox occurs when
a) neither end of Earth's axis is tilted toward or away from the Sun b) the north end of Earth's axis is tilted away from the Sun c) the north end of Earth's axis is tilted toward the Sun d) the Earth's axis is parallel to the Sun's rays
What would happen to our seasons if Earth rotated clockwise?
a) Nothing - they would stay the same b) The seasons would be in the reverse order c) The seasons would end d) The seasons would be more extreme in temperatures
The sun is never directly overhead at which latitude?
a) 0 degrees b) 10 degrees c) 22.5 degrees d) 45 degrees
Why do we have seasons?
a) the revolution of Earth b) the rotation of Earth c) so we can get summer vacation d) the tilt of Earth
The sun shines directly overhead at the equator on
a) spring equinox b) summer solstice c) winter solstice d) spring and fall equinox
On this day earth receives the most direct rays and longest daylight hours
a) Winter Solstice b) Fall Equinox c) Summer Solstice d) Spring Equinox
When the sun is directly overhead the Tropic of Capricorn at noontime, what day is it for the Northern Hemisphere?
a) Summer Solstice b) Winter Solstice c) Fall Equinox d) Spring Equinox
During what season is Earth the furthest distance away from the Sun?
a) Summer b) Fall c) Winter d) Spring
How long does it take for the Earth to revolve?
a) 24 hours b) 1 year c) 1 month d) 2 weeks
Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit and enter game ID number: 19141 in the upper right hand corner at or simply click on the link above this text.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register