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5 Matching questions

  1. rotation
  2. mass
  3. eclipse
  4. orbit
  5. lunar eclipse
  1. a the partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
  2. b the amount of matter in an object
  3. c the spinning motion of a planet on its axis
  4. d the path of an object as it revolves around another object in space
  5. e The blocking of sunlight to the moon that occurs when Earth is directly between the sun and moon

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the force of gravity on an object
  2. the darkest part of a shadow
  3. a push or pull exerted on an object
  4. a chunk of rock or dust in space
  5. The two days of the year on which the sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator

5 True/False questions

  1. neap tidethe periodic rise and fall of the level of water in the ocean


  2. phasesone of the different apparent shapes of the moon as seen from Earth


  3. law of universal gravitationthe scientific law that states that every object in the universe attracts every other object


  4. solar eclipsethe blocking of sunlight to earth that occurs when the moon is directly between the sun and earth


  5. spring tidethe tide with the greatest difference between consecutive low and high tides