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Earth, Moon, and Sun Test

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5 Written Questions

5 Matching Questions

  1. mass
  2. inertia
  3. equinox
  4. spring tide
  5. telescope
  1. a the amount of matter in an object
  2. b the tide with the greatest difference between consecutive low and high tides
  3. c the two days of the year on which neither hemisphere is tilted toward or away from the sun
  4. d a device built to observe distant objects by making them appear closer
  5. e the tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the periodic rise and fall of the level of water in the ocean
  2. The blocking of sunlight to the moon that occurs when Earth is directly between the sun and moon
  3. the spinning motion of a planet on its axis
  4. the movement of an object around another object
  5. the partial or total blocking of one object in space by another

5 True/False Questions

  1. astronomythe two days of the year on which neither hemisphere is tilted toward or away from the sun

          

  2. neap tidethe tide with the least difference between consecutive low and high tides

          

  3. cratersone of the different apparent shapes of the moon as seen from Earth

          

  4. forcedark, flat areas on the moon's surface formed from huge ancient lava flows

          

  5. solar eclipseThe blocking of sunlight to the moon that occurs when Earth is directly between the sun and moon

          

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