# Earth & Shadow Patterns Quiz

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31 questions
• Q1
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the North and South poles on which the Earth rotates is called_____________.
hemisphere
axis
poles
equator
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• Q2
An imaginary circle around the middle of the Earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole is called__________________.
hemisphere
halfway line
axis
equator
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• Q3
The Earth travels around the sun in about 365 days (same as a year). This is called__________.
spinning
revolution
rotation
rotate
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• Q4
The bar graph shows the amount of daylight during different months. Which season tends to have the shortest periods of daylight?
Fall
Winter
Summer
Spring
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• Q5
The bar graph shows the amount of daylight during different months. Which season tends to have the longest periods of daylight?
Summer
Fall
Winter
Spring
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• Q6
This tower is 173 meters tall, but the shadow its casts at noon changes throughout the year. Which of the following is the most reasonable prediction for the shadow in the month of November?
54 meters
236 meters
67 meters
89 meters
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• Q7
A student places a stick in the ground and records the shadow at different times of the day. In which outline or letter could the shadow be at 10:00 a.m.?
B
A
D
C
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• Q8
Why do shadows change in appearance during the day?
The way the Sun seems to move through the sky.
The change in how the air moves during the day.
The place we stand when we look at the shadows.
The way things grow when they are warmed by the Sun.
120s
• Q9
The picture shows a girl standing in the middle of a playground at 3:00 in the afternoon. In which direction will her shadow be?
toward the east
toward the south
toward the north
toward the west
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• Q10
The Earth's motion that creates day and night or completes a 24 hour day.
hemisphere
rotation
equator
revolution
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• Q11
Based on their shadows, who do you think is standing outside around noon?
Liliana
Suzanne
Ken
Calvin
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• Q12
Earth makes a complete revolution around the sun once every_________.
day
season
24 hours
year
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• Q13
To move around another object is __________.
turning
spin
revolve
rotate
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• Q14
The path of an object as it revolves around another object in space is called ________.
orbit
revolve
tilt
rotate
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• Q15
The data for October is missing. What would be a reasonable prediction for the average number of daylight hours in October?
less than 10 hours