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Earth moves through space in two major ways
a) Rotation and orbit
b) Rotation and revolution
c) Revolution and movement
d) none of the above

What is the orbit path that Earth revolves around the sun called
a) Ellipse
b) Revolution
c) Rotation
d) Orbit

Earth has seasons because its axis is what as it revolves around the sun?
a) Straight
b) Moving
c) Across
d) Tilted

The summer solstice in the North Hemisphere occurs when
a) The sun is farthest north of the equator
b) And around June 21
c) The Southern Hemisphere is experiencing their winter solstice
d) All of the above

When the noon sun is directly overhead at the equator is
a) Solstice
b) Equinox
c) Astronomy
d) Revolution

What is the movement of one object around another (Earth traveling around the sun)
a) Revolution
b) Rotation
c) Axis
d) Astronomy

The spinning of Earth on its axis is called
a) Revolution
b) Astronomy
c) Axis
d) Rotation

The imaginary line that passes through Earth\\\'s center and the North and South poles
a) Revolution
b) Astronomy
c) Axis
d) Rotation

The study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
a) Revolution
b) Astronomy
c) Axis
d) Rotation

The two months of the year when the equinoxes occur
a) March and September
b) June and December
c) March and December
d) June and September

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