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Seventh Grade (Grade 7) Planetary Motion Questions

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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
Grade 7 Planetary Motion
An equinox occurs when
  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
Grade 7 Planetary Motion
The position of the axis on Earth is important for which reason?
  1. night and day
  2. length of a year
  3. seasons
  4. position in the solar system
Grade 7 Planetary Motion
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 7 Planetary Motion
When the north end of Earth's axis is tilted toward the Sun, what will North America experience?
  1. more indirect rays and shorter days
  2. more indirect rays and longer days
  3. more direct rays and shorter days
  4. more direct rays and longer days
Grade 7 Planetary Motion
One complete revolution of Earth around the Sun takes
  1. one rotation.
  2. one season.
  3. one year.
  4. one eclipse.
Grade 7 Planetary Motion
Grade 7 Planetary Motion
What must happen for a solar eclipse to occur?
  1. The Moon must be directly behind the Sun.
  2. Earth must be directly between the Sun and the Moon.
  3. The Moon must be directly between Earth and the Sun.
  4. The Sun must be directly between Earth and the Moon.
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