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5 Matching questions

  1. astronomical unit
  2. artificial satellite
  3. lunar eclipse
  4. tide
  5. indirect sunlight
  1. a the average distance between the earth and the sun, about 150,000,000 km
  2. b the rise and fall of the sea level because of the gravitational pull of the moon and sun
  3. c sunlight that reaches the surface of the earth of angles less than 45°
  4. d occurs when Earth's shadow falls on the Moon
  5. e man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. an imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and its North and South Poles
  2. a change in climate caused by a change in the amount of solar energy due to the axial tilt of the earth as it revolves around the sun
  3. the angle at which a planet's axis tilts
  4. sunlight that reaches the surface of the earth of angles greater than 45°
  5. a natural satellite that orbits a planet

5 True/False questions

  1. total eclipseOccurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth.

          

  2. galaxythe period of time taken by a particular planet (e.g. Earth or Mars) to make a complete rotation on its axis

          

  3. planetthe time when the uppermost portion of the Sun's disk disappears below the horizon

          

  4. solsticethe day when the Sun reaches its greatest distance north or south of the equator (winter and summer)

          

  5. sunthe time when the uppermost portion of the Sun's disk disappears below the horizon