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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. inertia
  2. eclipse
  3. equinox
  4. umbra
  5. calendar
  1. a a system of organizing time that defines the beginning, length, and divisions of a year
  2. b the partial or total blocking of one object in space by another
  3. c the two days of the year on which neither hemisphere is tilted toward or away from the sun
  4. d the darkest part of a shadow
  5. e the tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the part of a shadow surrounding the darkest part
  2. one of the different apparent shapes of the moon as seen from Earth
  3. an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the north and south poles, about which Earth rotates
  4. The blocking of sunlight to the moon that occurs when Earth is directly between the sun and moon
  5. the blocking of sunlight to earth that occurs when the moon is directly between the sun and earth

5 True/False questions

  1. weightthe path of an object as it revolves around another object in space

          

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

          

  3. meteoroida device built to observe distant objects by making them appear closer

          

  4. rotationthe spinning motion of a planet on its axis

          

  5. orbitan imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the north and south poles, about which Earth rotates