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What direction does the Sun travel in the sky?
a) west to east
b) east to west
c) north to south
d) south to north

How many days does it take for the Earth to revolve around the Sun once?
a) 28
b) 365.25
c) 100
d) 1

How many days does it take for the Moon to revolve around the Earth?
a) 28
b) 365.25
c) 1
d) 100

What causes the seasons?
a) the atmosphere
b) rotation of the Earth
c) the tilt of the Earth
d) how close the Earth is to the Sun

What is the degree of tilt of the Earth?
a) 37.2
b) 44.3
c) 90
d) 23.5

What is the thin blanket of air that surrounds the Earth called?
a) lithosphere
b) mesosphere
c) atmosphere
d) aquasphere

What causes day and night?
a) Earth's tilt
b) Earth's rotation around the Sun
c) Earth's rotation on it's axis
d) distance from the Sun

What is the shape of the orbit of the Earth as it revolves around the Sun?
a) elliptical
b) circular
c) square
d) sphere

What % of the Earth is water (some of it frozen)?
a) 50%
b) 60%
c) 75%
d) 70%

What is the shape of the Earth?
a) circle
b) sphere
c) rectangular prism
d) oval

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