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How long does it take for the moon to orbit the earth?
a) 24 hours
b) 365 1/4 dyas
c) 7 days
d) 29 1/2 days or one month

When we see none of the lit side of the moon (except for a faint outline), this is called a ___?____
a) Full Moon
b) Quarter Moon
c) New Moon
d) Blue Moon

A fossil of a living thing that has been hardened inside of yellow sap is called ___?____
a) T Rex
b) lava rock
c) amber
d) yellow fossils

Which of the following is true?
a) Fossils tell us the sequence of living things.
b) Fossils are sedimentary rocks that give us evidence of plan and animal life from long ago.
c) Fossils show us how the earth has changed over time.
d) All of the above

Where are the oldest fossils found?
a) The top layer of rock.
b) The bottom layer of rock.
c) In various layers of rock.
d) Antarctica

Fossils give evidence of what types of life from long ago?
a) Plant Life and Animal Life
b) Imprints
c) Only Animal Life
d) Only Plant Life

Which of the following is not true?
a) The sun is considered a star.
b) The sun orbits around the earth.
c) The moon orbits around the earth.
d) The earth turns on its axis.

What causes the phases of the moon?
a) Shadows
b) Clouds
c) The moon is always half lit, but we see it from different angles so we don't always see the entire lit side.
d) The tides in the ocean.

Every 4 years, we add up the 1/4 days beyond the 365 days that make up year. We call this ____?___ Year and we add this date: ____?___
a) Leap Year, February 28th
b) Waxing and Waning Year, January 29th
c) Happy Year, January 29th
d) Leap Year, February 29th

When the lit part of the moon that we can see is getting larger, it is called ___?___
a) waxing
b) waning

When the lit part of the moon that we see is getting smaller, we call this ___?___
a) waxing
b) waning

Why does the sun appear to move across the sky?
a) The sun rises in the east and sets in the west.
b) The sun's light goes out every 12 hours.
c) The earth turning on its axis,
d) Daylight and dark.

Why does the moon appear larger than the sun?
a) The moon is moving.
b) The earth rotates on its axis.
c) The moon is about three times bigger than the sun.
d) The moon is much closer than the sun.

How long does it take for the earth to orbit the sun?
a) 24 hours
b) 29 1/2 days or one month
c) 365 1/4 days
d) 7 days

Which of the following lists is in order from smallest to largest?
a) Sun, Earth, Moon
b) Moon, Earth, Sun
c) Moon, Sun, Earth
d) Earth, Moon, Sun

Which of the following lists is in order from largest to smallest?
a) Earth, Moon, Sun
b) Moon, Sun, Earth
c) Sun, Moon, Earth
d) Sun, Earth, Moon

Which of the following is the smallest?
a) Earth
b) Sun
c) Moon

What causes day and night?
a) The moon orbiting around the earth.
b) The sun goes dark every twelve hours.
c) The earth orbiting around the sun.
d) The earth rotating on its axis.

Which of the following does NOT move?
a) Earth
b) Sun
c) Moon
d) They all move.

Which of the following is the largest?
a) earth
b) sun
c) moon
d) a quarter

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