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Which of the following moon phases is the 8th and final moon phase?
a) Waning crescent
b) New moon
c) Waxing crescent
d) Waning gibbous

Which of the following correctly describes the appearance of a full moon?
a) The entire face of the moon is shining
b) A bit of the sunlit side of the moon shows on the right side
c) The moon is 3/4 of its way around the Earth
d) The moon is decreasing in light between full moon and a last quarter

Rotation if the Earth is_____ and causes____.
a) Earth spinning on its own axis; day and night
b) tilt of the Earth on its own axis; seasons
c) Earth orbiting the sun; a year
d) the moon revolving around it; tides

Identify the characteristic that makes the Earth different from the other planets in the solar system
a) Oceans
b) An atmosphere
c) Moons
d) A rocky core

One month is the time it takes for-
a) the moon to orbit Earth
b) Earth to complete its revolution around the sun
c) Mercury to orbit the sun
d) Earth to complete its rotation on its own axis

Which structure separates planets, Jupiter and Mars?
a) Asteroid belt
b) Mars' moon
c) Saturn's rings
d) Kuiper belt

Planets are kept in orbit around the sun due to which force?
a) Gravity
b) Magnetism
c) Friction
d) Motion

Which of the following combine to keep the planets in orbit?
a) Gravity and friction
b) Gravity and inertia
c) Seasons and phases of the moon
d) Solar and lunar eclipses

Which is the correct order of the planets from the sun?
a) Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
b) Mars, Venus, Earth, Mercury, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune
c) Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Pluto
d) Venus, Mercury, Earth, Mars, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune, Jupiter

Which term best describes when the lit part of the sun appears to grow?
a) Waxing
b) Waning
c) Eclipsing
d) Increasing

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