Earth Science Vocabulary 2: Question Preview (ID: 10158)

Below is a preview of the questions contained within the game titled EARTH SCIENCE VOCABULARY 2: Earth Science Vocabulary. 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.

Occurs when a full moon moves into the Earth's shadow
a) lunar eclipse
b) solar eclipe
c) helio eclipse
d) sun spot

Occurs when the new moon moves briefly between the Earth and the sun
a) solar eclipse
b) lunar eclipse
c) sun spot
d) ice age

Rise and fall of the oceans, occurs twice a day
a) tides
b) waves
c) current
d) gravity

The line through the widest part of an ellipse
a) major axis
b) minor axis
c) diameter
d) radius

A force of attraction between all objects in the universe
a) gravity
b) magnetism
c) electricity
d) inertia

Any object that orbits another object in space
a) satellite
b) sun
c) planet
d) moon

The tendency of an object to keep moving or to remain stationary
a) inertia
b) gravity
c) tides
d) luminosity

A rocky object that could be located in a belt between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter
a) asteroid
b) moon
c) planet
d) boulder

Particles of space that heat up and become visible light as they fall toward the Earth
a) meteors
b) comets
c) moons
d) planets

Icy object that originated beyond the planets
a) comet
b) meteoroid
c) asteroid
d) moon

Play Games with the Questions above at
To play games using the questions from the data set above, visit and enter game ID number: 10158 in the upper right hand corner at or simply click on the link above this text.

Log In
| Sign Up / Register