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Planetary Motion Questions - All Grades

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Grade 7 Planetary Motion
Day and night are caused by                                  .
  1. the tilt of Earth's axis
  2. Earth's revolution around the Sun
  3. eclipses
  4. Earth's rotation on its axis
Grade 7 Planetary Motion
When does an equinox occur?
  1. neither hemisphere is tilted toward or away from the Sun.
  2. the Northern Hemisphere is tilted away from the Sun.
  3. the Northern Hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun.
  4. Earth's axis is parallel to the Sun's rays.
Grade 7 Planetary Motion
What must happen for a solar eclipse to occur?
  1. the Sun must be directly between Earth and the Moon.
  2. the Moon must be directly between Earth and the Sun.
  3. the Moon must be directly behind Earth.
  4. Earth must be directly between the Sun and the Moon.
Grade 7 Planetary Motion
Grade 6 Planetary Motion

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Grade 5 Planetary Motion
Grade 7 Planetary Motion
The position of the axis on Earth is important for what reason?
  1. night and day
  2. length of a year
  3. seasons
  4. position in the solar system
Grade 5 Planetary Motion
Grade 5 Planetary Motion
One year on Earth lasts 365 days.
Which of these definitions could be used for one year?
  1. The time it takes for Earth to go around the Sun once.
  2. The time it takes for the Moon to go around Earth 12 times.
  3. The time for Earth to spin once on its axis.
  4. The time for the Moon to complete all of its phases.
Grade 3 Planetary Motion
How long does it take Earth to orbit the Sun?
  1. 88 days
  2. 365 days
  3. 12 years
  4. 29.5 years
Grade 4 Planetary Motion
The path Earth makes around the Sun is called the
  1. axis.
  2. rotation.
  3. counterclockwise.
  4. orbit.
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