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Astronomy

Quiz by Jenny Risinger

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17 questions
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  • Q1
    Place the correct planets in
    Users sort answers between categories
    Sorting
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  • Q2
    What season is at letter Z for the Northern Hemisphere?
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    summer
    winter
    spring
    fall
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  • Q3
    What phase of the moon would you see if the moon was at position A?
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    New Moon
    1st quarter
    Waxing Crescent
    Full Moon
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  • Q4
    What phase would you see if the moon is at position C?
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    1st Quarter
    Full Moon
    Waning Crescent
    New Moon
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  • Q5
    The season on Earth are caused by
    the speed of Earth's rotation
    the speed of Earth's revolution
    the tilt of Earth's axis
    shape of Earth's orbit relative to the sun's position
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  • Q6
    Which of these is caused by the rotation of Earth?
    Tides
    Days and Night
    Rainfall
    Spring and fall
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  • Q7
    In October, students saw the patter of stars in the sky called Orion. In July, they could not see Orion. Why was Orion no longer visible in July?
    The stars moved away from Earth
    Earth was tilted on its axis
    The stars rotated around the Sun
    Earth revolved around the Sun
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  • Q8
    Which drawing would represent the flagpole's shadow at 5:00pm?
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    D
    C
    B
    A
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  • Q9
    If you are looking at a shadow of a flagpole, what time will the shadow be the shortest?
    sunrise
    sunset
    mid afternoon
    noon
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  • Q10
    What planet is the third from the Sun?
    EARTH
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  • Q11
    What is the largest object in our solar system?
    SUN
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  • Q12
    Match the correct tool to its correct function.
    Users link answers
    Linking
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  • Q13
    We see the moon in the night sky because it _______________the Sun's light.
    REFLECTS
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  • Q14
    About how long does it take Earth to make one complete orbit around the Sun?
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    24 hours
    7 days
    1 month
    1 year
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  • Q15
    Which sentence explains why we see the phases of the Moon?
    The Moon is covered with many craters
    The Moon revolves around the Sun.
    The Moon is a large planet
    The Moon revolves around Earth.
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  • Q16
    Jack make a model of season change by using a flashlight and cardboard. Which model would represent summer?
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    B
    D
    C
    A
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  • Q17
    Ben lives in South Carolina. When it is 8:00 am in South Carolina, he recorded whether it was day or night in 2 cities in other parts of the world. The table shows data he collected. Why is it day in City Y and night in City X?
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    because the cities are located at different places on Earth as it rotates
    because City X is facing the sun, unlike City Y
    because the cities are located in the same area on Earth as it rotates
    because City Y is facing away from the sun, like South Carolina
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