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Which of the planets in our solar system has a revolution of 1 year
a) Pluto
b) Earth
c) Mars
d) Neptune

What causes the tides on Earth
a) Sun
b) Neptune
c) Moon
d) Mars

What scientist proposed that object falling does NOT depend on their weight
a) Ptolemy
b) Mr. Deavers
c) Galileo
d) Newton

The seasons are caused by the
a) calendar
b) the tilt of the Earth on its axis
c) rotation of the Earth around the Sun
d) a fairy

The winter solstice occurs when the Earth is
a) tilted toward the sun
b) not tilted
c) tilted away from the sun
d) tired of spinning

The summer solstice occurs when the Earth is
a) not tilted
b) tilted toward the sun
c) tilted away from the sun
d) tired of spinning

What is the difference between sun energy and fossil fuel energy
a) The sun energy is more expensive than fossil fuels
b) Fossil fuel energy has been around longer
c) sun energy is renewable and fossil fuel energy in non-renewable
d) there is no difference

Warm air rises and then cools and then descends. What type of heat transfer is this
a) conduction
b) convection
c) mechanical
d) fussion

The sun's radiation is strongest at
a) North Pole
b) South Pole
c) Equator
d) in the middle of July

A lunar eclipse is when alignment is
a) Moon -Sun- Earth
b) Earth - Sun Moon
c) Sun- Earth- Moon
d) Sun -Earth

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