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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Solar System Questions

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Grade 6 Inner Planets
Grade 6 Inner Planets
Which of the following statements about Earth is true?
  1. It is the only planet in the solar system that rotates on an axis.
  2. It is the only planet in the solar system with a moon.
  3. It is the only planet in the solar system with an atmosphere.
  4. It is the only planet in the solar system known to support life.
Grade 6 The Moon
What is a moon?
  1. the natural satellite of the Earth
  2. a satellite of any planet
  3. a small planet
Grade 6 Solar System
Grade 6 The Moon
This is caused because different areas of the moon's surface are lighted by the sun.
  1. the craters on the moon
  2. the moon's phases
  3. our seasons
  4. solar flares
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 6 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
Which of these is NOT a planet?
  1. Mercury
  2. Pluto
  3. Neptune
  4. Earth
Grade 6 Sun
Our Sun is a
  1. Supergiant Star
  2. Red Giant Star
  3. Main Sequence Star
  4. White Dwarf Star
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 6 Inner Planets
Which is the closest planet to the sun?
  1. Mercury
  2. Mars
  3. Venus
  4. Earth
Grade 6 The Moon
Grade 6 Inner Planets
Grade 6 Sun
Grade 6 Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets
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