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To view a partial solar eclipse, you would have to be located in which of the following?
a) umbra shadow from the earth
b) umbra shadow of the moon
c) penumbra shadow of the earth
d) penumbra shadow of the moon

The moon's phases are caused by which of the following?
a) the moon changing its shape in a repeated pattern.
b) the amount of sunlight reflected off of the moon.
c) the moon's revolution around earth and sunlight reflected off of it.
d) scientists are not sure what causes the moon's phases

As the ________ of an object _________ the force of its gravity increases.
a) age, increases
b) size, increases
c) mass, increases
d) speed, decreases

Why can you not see a new moon?
a) The sun is blocking the moon so you can't see the moon.
b) The earth is blocking the sun so you can't see the moon
c) The moon went away so you can't see the moon
d) The light of the sun is reflected back away from our line of sight on earth.

About 14 days after you viewed a new moon, you would see which of the following?
a) lunar eclipse
b) solar eclipse
c) waxing gibbous
d) full moon

When the earth blocks the sun's light from reaching the moon, we experience a(n). . .
a) solar eclipse
b) lunar eclipse
c) equinox
d) summer solstice

About how long does it take the moon to go through its phases?
a) 3 months
b) 15 days
c) a year
d) 28 days

What is the position of the earth, moon and sun during a full moon?
a) Sun-earth-moon
b) Sun-moon-earth
c) moon-sun-earth
d) The moon is on the side of the earth

Which of the following can you view the least amount of times?
a) total lunar eclipse
b) partial solar eclipse
c) partial lunar eclipse
d) total solar eclipse

The length of a year on a planet is equal to the planet's time of. . .
a) rotation
b) seasons
c) revolution
d) moon phases

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