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Planetary Motion Questions - All Grades

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Grade 5 Planetary Motion
The moon casts a shadow on Earth during a(n)
  1. lunar eclipse
  2. new moon
  3. phase
  4. solar eclipse
Grade 5 Planetary Motion
When the North Pole is tilted toward the Sun, it is
  1. summer in the Northern Hemisphere
  2. winter in the Northern Hemisphere
  3. daytime in the Northern Hemisphere
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
What object is at the center of a geocentric solar system?
  1. the Earth
  2. the moon
  3. the sun
  4. a black hole
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
What causes the sun to rise and set every day?
  1. the orbit of the Earth
  2. the rotation of the Earth
  3. the revolution of the Earth
  4. the apparent movement of the Earth
Grade 2 Planetary Motion
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
One year on Earth is defined by
  1. the time it takes the sun to revolve around the Earth.
  2. the time it takes the Earth to revolve around the moon.
  3. the time it takes for the Earth to revolve around the sun.
  4. the time it takes for the moon to revolve around the Earth.
Grade 6 Planetary Motion
The axial tilt affects
  1. days
  2. years
  3. seasons
Grade 6 Planetary Motion
The orbits of the planets are
  1. circular
  2. elliptical
Grade 11 Planetary Motion
A lunar eclipse may occur when
  1. the Earth is between the Sun and the Moon
  2. the Sun is between the Earth and the Moon
Grade 6 Planetary Motion
What is the correct alignment during a solar eclipse?
  1. Sun, Moon, Earth
  2. Sun, Earth, Moon
  3. Moon, Sun, Earth
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
Grade 5 Planetary Motion
This word means to spin on an axis.
  1. rotation
  2. revolution
  3. orbit
  4. gravity
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