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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. crescent
  2. revolution
  3. longitude
  4. orbit
  5. star
  1. a a celestial body of hot gases that radiates energy and light
  2. b Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degrees
  3. c the act of moving in an orbit around another object
  4. d the path of one celestial body (ie. planet or moon) in its revolution about another
  5. e Moon phase that looks like a "sliver" of Moon; during the week before and the week after a New Moon

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the line at which the sky and earth appear to meet
  2. the average distance between the earth and the sun, about 150,000,000 km
  3. the rise and fall of the sea level because of the gravitational pull of the moon and sun
  4. the period of time that it takes for a planet to make a complete revolution around its star
  5. the angle at which a planet's axis tilts

5 True/False questions

  1. latitudean imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator measured in degrees

          

  2. rotationthe act of spinning on an axis

          

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

          

  4. equinoxthe time when day and night are of equal length at the equator (spring and fall)

          

  5. natural satelliteman-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon

          

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