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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Solar System Questions

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Grade 8 The Moon
Grade 8 The Moon
Grade 8 The Moon
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

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Which statement best describes tides experienced on Earth when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are positioned as shown in the diagram?
Spring Tide
  1. maximum high tides, minimum low tides
  2. maximum high tides, maximum low tides
  3. minimum high tides, maximum low tides
  4. minimum high tides, minimum low tides
Grade 8 Sun
The largest layer of the sun's atmosphere is the
  1. corona
  2. chromosphere
  3. photosphere
  4. convection zone
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
Grade 8 The Moon
What caused the moon's craters?
  1. maria
  2. tides
  3. meteoroids
  4. volcanoes
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
What object is a the center of a geocentric solar system?
  1. the Earth
  2. the moon
  3. the sun
  4. a black hole
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
The moon's shadow falling on Earth causes a
  1. full moon
  2. new moon
  3. lunar eclipse
  4. solar eclipse
  5. none of the above
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
Which statement is true about the solar system diagram shown?
Solar System
  1. it shows the geocentric model
  2. it shows the heliocentric model
  3. it shows the Ptolemaic system
  4. it shows the ancient Greek model
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