Earth, Sun, And Moon Unit Test 2: Question Preview (ID: 2480)

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When the moon is going from new to full it goes throught
a) waning crescent and waxing gibbous
b) waxing crescent and waxing gibbous
d) waning crescent and waning gibbous

When do the greatest tidal ranges occur?
a) high tides
b) low tides
c) spring tides
d) neap tides

When the sun, the moon, and ____ line up, a lunar eclipse happens.
a) stars
b) mars
c) earth
d) venus

When Earth moves into the Moon's shadow, the result is a ___ eclipse.
a) solar
b) total
c) gravitational
d) lunar

It takes the moon 27.3 days to rotate ___ on its axis.
a) once
b) twice
c) three times
d) four times

The longest day of the year in the northern hemisphere is the ___.
a) summer solstice
b) spring equinox
c) winter solstice
d) fall equinox

The Earth's ___ causes seasons.
a) rotation
b) orbit
c) tilt
d) revolution

The phase of the Moon that you cannot see is ___.
a) first quarter
b) new moon
c) full moon
d) third quarter

When the moon phases are waning, they are growing in size.
a) True
d) False

Seismographs measure earthquakes and moonquakes.
a) True
d) False

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