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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Solar System Questions

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Grade 6 The Moon
What is a moon?
  1. the natural satellite of Earth
  2. a natural satellite of any planet
  3. a small planet
Grade 6 Sun
Closest to the center of the solar system is
  1. Earth.
  2. the Moon.
  3. the Sun.
  4. Jupiter.
Grade 6 The Moon
Between which phases is the Moon waxing? Select TWO answers.
  1. full moon and third quarter moon
  2. first quarter moon and full moon
  3. new moon and first quarter moon
  4. third quarter moon and new moon
Grade 6 The Moon
The Moon is visible to us because the Moon
  1. reflects light from Sun.
  2. reflects light from Earth.
  3. produces light through fusion.
  4. produces light through combustion.
Grade 6 Solar System
Which statement describes how the Sun and the planets of our solar system are related?
  1. Planets revolve around the Sun.
  2. The Sun revolves around the planets.
  3. Planets rotate on their axes.
  4. The Sun rotates on its axis.
Grade 6 The Moon
What is the last Moon phase before the new moon?
  1. full moon
  2. waning crescent
  3. waxing gibbous
  4. none of the above
Grade 6 The Moon
A lunar eclipse takes place during which phase of the Moon?
  1. New Moon
  2. Quarter Moon
  3. Waxing Gibbous Moon
  4. Full Moon
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

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Grade 6 The Moon
Which is Earth's natural satellite?
  1. the Moon
  2. the International Space Station
  3. any meteoroid
  4. the Sun
Grade 6 The Moon
When the people on Earth cannot see a Moon, which phase is the Moon in?
  1. Full Moon
  2. Waxing Crescent
  3. New Moon
  4. Waxing Gibbous
Grade 6 Planetary Motion
Grade 6 The Moon
Grade 6 Sun
Grade 6 The Moon
What force keeps the Moon in orbit?
  1. axis
  2. solstice
  3. gravity
  4. magnetic
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