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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. spring tide
  2. rotation
  3. calendar
  4. meteoroid
  5. maria
  1. a the spinning motion of a planet on its axis
  2. b dark, flat areas on the moon's surface formed from huge ancient lava flows
  3. c the tide with the greatest difference between consecutive low and high tides
  4. d a system of organizing time that defines the beginning, length, and divisions of a year
  5. e a chunk of rock or dust in space

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the part of a shadow surrounding the darkest part
  2. the amount of matter in an object
  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 force of gravity on an object

5 True/False questions

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


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


  3. gravityattractive force between two objects that depends on the masses of the objects and the distance between them


  4. revolutionthe movement of an object around another object


  5. telescopeThe two days of the year on which the sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator