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Astronomy Questions - All Grades

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The Astronomy questions below are in the following grade levels: Kindergarten
Grades: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 College
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Grade 5 :: The Moon by InezHayes
Which of the following BEST explains why there are more craters on the moon than on the earth?
  1. Earth has an atmosphere.
  2. The moon is smaller than the earth
  3. Earth has rarely been struck by meteors
  4. The moon has a weaker gravitational force
Grade 5 :: Sun by InezHayes
The Sun is the                 to the Earth.
  1. closest planet
  2. closest star
  3. farthest star
  4. farthest planet
Grade 5 :: Sun by InezHayes
Sunspots may erupt into
  1. solar flares
  2. volcanoes
  3. firestorms
  4. earthquakes
Grade 2 :: Stars by LBeth
Grade 5 :: Planetary Motion by rolaharb
The Earth takes 365.25 days to orbit the Sun. Which of the following is a consequence of this fact?
  1. An extra day every four years
  2. February has 28 days instead of 30
  3. The calendar has 365 days every year
  4. An extra week is added every four years
Grade 5 :: Outer Planets by kim43
Grade 6 :: The Moon by wesleydk
What is the last moon phase before the new moon?
  1. full moon
  2. waning crescent
  3. waxing gibbous
  4. none of the above
Grade 6 :: The Moon by wesleydk
A half moon is also referred to as a                .
  1. new moon
  2. full moon
  3. first quarter
  4. waxing crescent
Grade 5 :: Inner Planets by kim43
Grade 6 :: Universe by TylerRyanTeacher
Which statement is true about a light-year?
  1. It is a measure of time.
  2. It is a measure of distance.
  3. It takes one light-year for Earth to orbit the Sun.
  4. It is commonly used to measure distances in the solar system.
Grade 2 :: Planetary Motion by Utahrunner
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