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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Astronomy Questions

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Grade 8 Stars
A light year is a measurement of
  1. time
  2. distance
  3. temperature
  4. star brightness
Grade 8 The Moon
Grade 8 The Moon
Grade 8 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Grade 8 Space Exploration
What President started a project called Vanguard, which essentially began the space race?
  1. President John F. Kennedy
  2. President Dwight D. Eisenhower
  3. President Barack Obama
  4. President Ronald Reagan
Grade 8 Space Exploration
What family of probes gave us our first look at Jupiter?
  1. The Mariners
  2. The Rangers
  3. The Pioneers
  4. The Vikings
Grade 8 Space Exploration
Grade 8 Space Exploration
Grade 8 The Moon
Grade 8 Inner Planets
Grade 8 The Moon
Grade 8 The Moon
Grace makes a diagram using the moon image seen below. She draws the Earth to the left of the moon and the sun to the right of the moon. Based on Grace's diagram, which statement is most correct?
Moon Phase - First Quarter
  1. A lunar eclipse will be seen from some locations on Earth.
  2. A lunar eclipse may be seen from some locations on Earth.
  3. A solar eclipse will be seen from some locations on Earth.
  4. A solar eclipse may be seen from some locations on Earth.
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
If it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere, which statement is true?
  1. Earth has changed the tilt of its axis by 20 degrees due to its revolution.
  2. It is winter in the Southern Hemisphere due to the tilt of Earth's axis.
  3. It is summer in the Southern Hemisphere due to the tilt of Earth's axis.
  4. Earth has reached its closest point to the sun due to its revolution.
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