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When the moon is between the Earth and the sun and we cannot see the lit part of the moon, we call this
a) New moon
b) Full moon
c) Waxing Gibbous moon
d) Waning Gibbous

During the _____________ _______________ in the Northern Hemisphere, The far North will have darkness all day
a) Summer Solstice
b) Spring Equinox
c) Fall Equinox
d) Winter Solstice

On ________________ or ___________________ it is the Spring Equinox in the Southern Hemisphere.
a) December 21 or December 22
b) June 21 or June 22
c) September 22 or September 23
d) March 20 or March 21

During winter in the Southern hemisphere the sun shines directly on the __________ _____ ___________
a) South Pole
b) Equator
c) Tropic of Cancer
d) Tropic of Capricorn

An imaginary line called the _____________ separated the Northern and Southern Hemispheres.
a) Equator
b) Tropic of Cancer
c) Tropic of Capricorn
d) International Date Line

If the days just started getting shorter , what is the date in the Southern Hemishpere
a) September 22 or 23
b) June 21 or 22
c) March 20 or 21
d) December 21 or 22

The __________ of the Earth is the main reason for our seasons
a) Rotation
b) Revolution
c) Tilt
d) Tropics

June 21 or 22 is the ______________________ in the Northern Hemisphere
a) Summer Equinox
b) Winter Solstice
c) Summer Solstice
d) Winter Equinox

When we have 12 hours of dark and 12 hours of light
a) Solstice
b) Equinox
c) Winter
d) Spring

The 4th planet from the sun is
a) Mercury
b) Mars
c) Jupiter
d) Earth

The Earth's satellite is
a) The Milky Way
b) The asteroid belt
c) The Sun
d) The Moon

The hottest planet in our solar system is
a) Mercury
b) Venus
c) Mars
d) Jupiter

Pluto is called a ___________ planet
a) outer
b) terrestrial
c) burning
d) dwarf

Our ___________ ______________ is located in our Galaxy
a) Nebula
b) Solar System
c) Solar Star
d) Universe

The __________________________ is the name of our Galaxy
a) Milky Way
b) Planetary system
c) Constellation
d) Equinox

The angle of the sun is lower ...
a) At the equator
b) At the Tropic of Cancer
c) At the North and South Poles
d) At the Tropic of Capricorn

23.5 refers to...
a) How many times the earth circles the sun in a year
b) How many times the moon circled the earth in a month
c) The number of hours the earth rotates in a day
d) The number of degrees the earth is tilted

Which of the following is NOT a TERRESTRIAL planet
a) Earth
b) Mercury
c) Venus
d) Jupiter

A nebula is
a) An asteroid
b) A comet
c) Cloud of dust and gas
d) The edge of our galaxy

During summer in the Southern hemisphere the sun shines directly on the __________
a) Tropic of Capricorn
b) Equator
c) Tropic of Cancer
d) North Pole

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