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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. sunset
  2. revolution
  3. star
  4. axis
  5. planet
  1. a the time when the uppermost portion of the Sun's disk disappears below the horizon
  2. b a large "body" that revolves around a star
  3. c an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its North and South Poles
  4. d the act of moving in an orbit around another object
  5. e a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy and light

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the time when day and night are of equal length at the equator (spring and fall)
  2. the day when the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator (winter and summer)
  3. the period of time that it takes for a planet to make a complete revolution around its star
  4. the group of objects consisting of the Sun and all the bodies that orbit it
  5. time when the sun is shining most directly on your meridian (longitude)

5 True/False questions

  1. latitudean imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator measured in degrees

          

  2. waninga gradual decrease in size

          

  3. orbitthe darkest part of a shadow

          

  4. total eclipseOccurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth.

          

  5. sunrisethe time when the uppermost portion of the Sun's disk disappears below the horizon

          

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