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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Solar System Questions

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Grade 8 :: Planetary Motion by HomeSchooler1001
During a lunar eclipse,                                     
  1. Earth casts a shadow on the moon
  2. the moon casts a shadow on the Earth
Grade 8 :: Planetary Motion by HomeSchooler1001
During a solar eclipse                                     
  1. Earth casts a shadow on the moon
  2. the noon casts a shadow on the Earth
Grade 8 :: Planetary Motion by anjalipatel77
What causes the apparent movement of the sun across the sky during the day on Earth?
  1. revolution of Earth in its orbit
  2. rotation of Earth on its axis
  3. location of Earth in space
  4. objects are moving around Earth
Grade 8 :: Inner Planets by midnightmercurie
Earth is the only planet in the solar system that has
  1. clouds
  2. a core
  3. oceans of water
  4. an atmosphere
Grade 8 :: Planetary Motion by LBeth
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 :: Inner Planets by midnightmercurie
Grade 8 :: Sun by midnightmercurie
The sun is located in a galaxy called
  1. Andromeda
  2. Milky Way
  3. Sagittarius
  4. Orion
Grade 8 :: Outer Planets by midnightmercurie
Saturn's rings are made up mostly of
  1. volcanic dust particles
  2. nitrogen and helium
  3. chunks of ice and rock
  4. ice and water vapor
Grade 8 :: Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets by cecola4
Where is the asteroid belt located?
  1. between Venus and Earth
  2. between Earth and Mars
  3. between Mars and Jupiter
  4. between Jupiter and Saturn
Grade 8 :: Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets by midnightmercurie
Meteoroids usually come from
  1. solar winds
  2. comets or asteroids
  3. debris from other planets
  4. beyond the solar system
Grade 8 :: Small Bodies and Dwarf Planets by midnightmercurie
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