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Earth's movement in space

Quiz by Onyemachi Okoronkwo

Grade 6-8
Science
Next Generation Science Standards

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Grade 6-8
Science
Next Generation Science Standards

MS-ESS1-3

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10 questions
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  • Q1
    What is an axis?
    An imaginary line that passes from the north pole to the south pole
    A real line that moves around the sun
    A real line that makes planets look bigger
    A real line that can be seen around the north pole
    30s
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  • Q2
    What is rotation?
    The spinning movement of planets around their axis
    The movement of planets around another objects
    The movement of planets in a back and forth manner.
    The movement of planets in a straight line
    30s
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  • Q3
    What does revolution mean?
    The movement of an object in a straight line from another object
    The movement of an object around another object
    The movement of an object into another object
    The movement of an objects back and forth from another object
    30s
    MS-ESS1-3
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  • Q4
    What is an orbit?
    Objects jumping from one place to another
    The way objects move as they travel in a straight line
    A path an object moves as it revolves around another object
    The way objects move as they travel back and forth
    30s
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  • Q5
    Which of these is NOT a season on earth?
    Spring
    Summer
    Fall
    Phising
    30s
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  • Q6
    What happens during a solstice?
    There is equal daytime and nighttime
    The daytime is almost the longest
    The daytime is almost the shortest
    The daytime is at its longest or shortest
    30s
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  • Q7
    What happens during an equinox
    The earth is just standing in equal distance to the sun.
    The nightime hours is more than the daytime hours
    There is equal daytime and night time
    There is more daytime hours than nighttime hours
    30s
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  • Q8
    What does gravity mean?
    The distance between different objects
    The pull of objects on another object
    The nearness one object is to another object.
    The replusion of objects on another
    30s
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  • Q9
    What does inertia mean?
    When an object has no force
    When an object has no weight
    An object's tendency to resist a change in motion
    An object's importance to its force.
    30s
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  • Q10
    What would happen if there is no gravity or inertia on the earth or moon?
    The will still be in the same position
    They will both move in a straight line away from each other
    They will fight each other to get gravity and inertia
    The will attract each other
    30s
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