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Which of these is an example of revolving?
a) A ballerina twirling
b) A mirror reflecting light
c) A person walking around a chair

When the moon is closest to the earth it is called...
a) Perigee
b) Apogee

Who was the first man to walk on the moon?
a) Neil Galileo
b) Edwin Aldrin
c) Lance Armstrong
d) Neil Armstrong

After a New Moon, the light is coming onto the Moon called...
a) waning
b) waxing

How does the moon gets its light?
a) it produces its own light
b) the Sun
c) nuclear fusion
d) Venus

Which phases of the moon can you see half of the lighted moon?
a) quarters
b) gibbous
c) crescents
d) full

How long does it take the moon to revolve and rotate about Earth?
a) 365 days
b) 24 hours
c) 27 1/3 days
d) 27 years

At the __________ moon we can see all of the lit half of the moon.
a) New
b) Waxing
c) Full
d) Gibbous

What tool do people use to see things far away in space?
a) microscope
b) telescope
c) binoculars
d) telephone

What phases is the moon in if you cannot see the lit side of the moon?
a) New Moon
b) Full Moon
c) Waxing Gibbous
d) Waning Crescent

What are the broad, dark, flat plains on the Moon called?
a) Oceans
b) Canyons
c) Mountains
d) Maria

What word means throwing back light?
a) revolution
b) reflection
c) rotation

What does rotation mean?
a) spinning
b) going around something
c) hitting the surface
d) orbiting

What does the word solar refer to?
a) Moon
b) Earth
c) Sun

What are craters caused by?
a) meteorites
b) planets
c) other moons
d) volcanoes

What are the changing shapes of the moon?
a) Maria
b) craters
c) crescents
d) phases

What are the round holes on the Moon's surface called?
a) meteors
b) craters
c) orbits
d) volcanoes

Which phases of the moon can you only see a small sliver of light?
a) quarters
b) New
c) gibbous
d) crescents

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