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Moon Phase Quiz

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  • Q1
    The changing appearances of the Moon as seen from Earth
    moon phases
  • Q2
    Moon phase that occurs when the Moon is between Earth and the Sun, at which point the Moon cannot be seen because its lighted half is facing the Sun and its dark side faces Earth.
    Full moon
    new moon
    Waxing Gibbous
    first Quarter
  • Q3
    The moon is a quarter of the way around the Earth. You can see the right half of the moon.
    first quarter moon
  • Q4
    the phase of the moon in which we see the entire moon lighted, and it appears bright and round
    full moon
  • Q5
    The phase of the moon when it is three-quarters of the way through its orbit, and we see half of the moon lighted
    third quarter moon
  • Q6
    the phase of the moon in which only a curved edge of the moon's side that faced earth is illuminated,
    crescent moon
  • Q7
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    lasts about 6 days, can be a small sliver or almost a quarter moon.
  • Q8
    when the size of the illuminated portion of the moon is greater than half but not a full moon,
    gibbous moon
  • Q9
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    lasts about 6 days can be almost all white or just a little more than 1/2 white
  • Q10
    When the Moon appears to get bigger
    waxing moon
  • Q11
    When the Moon appears to get smaller
    waning moon
  • Q12
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    New Moon
  • Q13
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    Waxing Crescent
  • Q14
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    First Quarter
  • Q15
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    Waxing Gibbous

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