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Most of the Sun is made up of what element?
a) Nitrogen
b) Helium
c) Hydrogen
d) Carbon Dioxide

What layer of the sun does nuclear fusion?
a) The Convection Zone
b) The Corona
c) The Core
d) The Photosphere

Which layer of the Sun's atmosphere is the hottest?
a) The Photosphere
b) The Convection Zone
c) The Core
d) The Corona

The Sun's density/thickness is the least in which layer?
a) Photosphere
b) Corona
c) Core
d) Chromosphere

What statement BEST explains why the Sun is a star?
a) The planets all orbit it
b) It's in the center of the Solar System
c) It's a huge ball of gas
d) The Earth revolves around it

What causes the changing of the seasons?
a) The tilt of Earth axis
b) The changing amount of light the sun emits
c) The revolution of the Earth around the Sun
d) The change in weather

How much of the moon is always lit
a) half
b) the whole thing is always lit
c) None of the moon is ever lit
d) It changes as the moon phases change

How can we see the moon at night?
a) It shines its own light
b) It reflects electric lights
c) It reflects leftover daylight from the Earth
d) It reflects light from the sun

Why does the sun appear to rise and set each day?
a) The Earth rotates
b) The Earth revolves
c) Because its so far away
d) The moon blocks out its light

What does rotation mean?
a) The same thing as revolution
b) The same thing as orbiting
c) When a planet spins on its axis
d) The DJ is playing a record

How long does it take for the Earth to revolve around the Sun?
a) 1 day
b) 1 week or 7 days
c) 1 month or about 31 days
d) 1 year or 365.25 days

What does lunar revolution mean?
a) That the moon goes in circles around the Earth
b) The moon stays side by side with Earth while it circles the sun
c) The moon is bigger than the Earth
d) The moons gravity causes the tides on Earth

What part of the Sun do we see?
a) Photosphere
b) Chromosphere
c) Core
d) Radiation Zone

What can we characterize the Sun as?
a) A Moon
b) A Planet
c) A Star
d) A comet

The imaginary line that the Earth spins on as it rotated is called its
a) Axis
b) Pole
c) Radius
d) Stick

Earth's movement, or orbit, around the sun is called_______.
a) Revolution
b) Cycling
c) Rotation
d) Turning

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) Total
b) Gravitational
c) Lunar
d) Solar

It takes the moon 27.3 days, exactly to _______ once.
a) change from a new moon phase to a full moon phase
b) Rotate
c) Revolve
d) change from a new moon phase to waxing gibbous.

What is the largest layer of the Sun?
a) Core
b) Photosphere
c) Corona
d) Chromosphere

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