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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. astronomy
  2. mass
  3. axis
  4. law of universal gravitation
  5. spring tide
  1. a an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the north and south poles, about which Earth rotates
  2. b the scientific law that states that every object in the universe attracts every other object
  3. c the tide with the greatest difference between consecutive low and high tides
  4. d the study of the moon, stars, and other objects in space
  5. e the amount of matter in an object

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a large round pit caused by the impact of a meteoroid
  2. the blocking of sunlight to earth that occurs when the moon is directly between the sun and earth
  3. The blocking of sunlight to the moon that occurs when Earth is directly between the sun and moon
  4. the force of gravity on an object
  5. the partial or total blocking of one object in space by another

5 True/False questions

  1. rotationthe spinning motion of a planet on its axis


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


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


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


  5. penumbrathe darkest part of a shadow