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Waning means?
a) shrinking b) growing c) glowing d) dark
Waxing means?
a) shrinking b) growing c) glowing d) dark
The equator breaks the Earth into
a) Northern and Southern hemipshere b) Eastern and Western hemisphere c) Northern and Eastern hemisphere d) Southern and Western
The revolution of the Earth around the sun and the moon's revolution around the Earth are both:
a) clockwise b) fast c) reflective d) counter clockwise
What moon phase is always in between the Earth and the Sun?
a) full moon b) waxing gibbous c) New moon d) waning cresent
What are the moon phases in order from phase 1-8?
a) full moon, waxing cresent, first quarter, new, waning gibbous, third quarter, waning cresent b) new moon, waxing cresent, first quarter, waxing gibbous, full, waning gibbous, third quarter, waning cresent c) new moon, waxing gibbous, first quarter, waxing cresent, full, waning cresent, third quarter, waning gibbous d) waxing gibbous, full, waning gibbous, third quarter, waning cresentnew moon, waxing cresent, first quarter,
What are two reasons why season occur?
a) the rotation of the Earth and the position of the moon b) the distance from the sun and the other planets c) The tilt of the Earth and it's revolution around the sun d) the orbit of the moon and the tide
Why does the moon change phases?
a) because of the Sun's gravitational pull b) because of the seasons c) because of the moons position in relation to the sun d) because of the time of day
How are tides created?
a) from the sun's gravitational pull b) the seasons c) rotation of Earth d) the moon's gravitational pull on Earth
What do we know about the northern and southern hemisphere?
a) their seasons are opposite b) their seasons are the same c) they have the same time zones d) they moon phases are opposite
A solar eclipse occurs when...
a) when the moon is at a right angle in between the Earth and Sun b) When the moon is on the opposite side of the Earth than the sun c) when the moon is out of orbit with the Earth d) when the Moon is between the Earth and the Sun
Why does the Earth stay in orbit around the sun?
a) because the seasons change b) because of the gravitational pull of the Sun c) because of the black holes in the universe d) because of the alignment of the planets
A lunar eclipse occurs when...
a) when the moon is at a right angle in between the Earth and Sun b) when the moon is out of orbit with the Earth c) When the moon is on the opposite side of the Earth than the sun d) when the Moon is between the Earth and the Sun
The Earth's axis is tilted _______ degrees
a) 90 b) 45 c) 23.5 d) 33.33
Why do seasons occur?
a) because of the moon's position b) because of the rotation of Earth on it's axis c) because of the tilt of the Earth and the revolution around the sun d) because of the distance between the Earth and the Sun
What area of the Earth is the same temperature all year long?
a) equator b) New Jersey c) Southern hemisphere d) Western hemisphere
When the Earth is ____________ that area is in winter
a) tilted towards b) tilted away c) revolving d) rotating
When the Earth is _____________ that area is in summer
a) tilted towards b) tilted away c) rotating d) revolving
In one year...
a) The Earth rotates on it's axis b) The Earth revolves around the sun c) The Earth turns upside down d) the moon changes one phase
When the Earth rotates on it's axis it creates _________________
a) seasons b) day and night c) moon phases d) storms
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