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5 Matching questions

  1. Milky Way Galaxy
  2. Solstice
  3. Space probe
  4. Sunspots
  5. Tides
  1. a either of two days during the year when the tilt of Earth causes the length of day to be the longest or the shortest
  2. b the name given to the spiral galaxy of which the Sun and its solar system are a part
  3. c dark areas of the Sun's surface, which are cooler than surrounding areas
  4. d daily changes in the level of the surface levels of Earth's oceans due to the gravitational pull of the Moon and the Sun
  5. e contains instruments and travels through space to gather information and transmit it back to Earth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the measure of gravitational force on an object; influenced by mass but they are not the same
    Spring scale tool used to measure weight
  2. a small slice of the lighted side of the Moon is facing Earth
  3. most prominent layer of the Sun's atmosphere; emits the light we see; is blocked during a total eclipse
  4. either of two days during the year when the Sun is directly above the equator; daylight and night are the same length
  5. one-half of the lighted side of the Moon faces Earth

5 True/False questions

  1. Tilt of Earth's axisthe name given to the spiral galaxy of which the Sun and its solar system are a part

          

  2. Gibbous moonmore than one-half of the lighted side of the Moon faces Earth but not yet full

          

  3. Solar flareobjects that orbit the central star, known as the Sun; e.g. planets, moons, asteroids, comets, meteoroids

          

  4. Meteoroida chunk of rock that moves about within the solar system; called a meteor if it enters a planet's atmosphere; called a meteorite if it impacts the surface of a planet or moon

          

  5. Revolutionthe circling of one object around another object; a year on Earth is based on 365 ¼ days for revolving around the Sun