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  • 1. Are you ready for your test?ASTRONOMY AND WEATHER
  • 2. Multiple Choice: Each correct answer isworth 1 point
  • 3. A(n) _________ is used to measuretemperature.• Anemometer  Thermometer• Rain gauge  Wind vane
  • 4. Correct!
  • 5. Try Again!
  • 6. A(n) _________ is used to measurewind speed.• Anemometer  Thermometer• Rain gauge  Wind vane
  • 7. Correct!
  • 8. Try Again!
  • 9. A(n) _________ is used to measurewind direction.• Anemometer  Thermometer• Rain gauge  Wind vane
  • 10. Correct!
  • 11. Try Again!
  • 12. A(n) _________ is used to measurethe amount of precipitation.• Anemometer  Thermometer• Rain gauge  Wind vane
  • 13. Correct!
  • 14. Try Again!
  • 15. True or False: Each correct answer isworth 2 points
  • 16. The distance the Earth is awayfrom the Sun causes the fourseasons.• True  False
  • 17. Correct!
  • 18. Try Again!
  • 19. We see different phases of themoon when clouds cover part ofthe moon.• True  False
  • 20. Correct!
  • 21. Try Again!
  • 22. Constellations appear to changetheir position in the sky becausethe Earth rotates.• True  False
  • 23. Correct!
  • 24. Try Again!
  • 25. The Sun is the closest star toEarth.• True  False
  • 26. Correct!
  • 27. Try Again!
  • 28. All stars are the same in sizeand brightness.• True  False
  • 29. Correct!
  • 30. Try Again!
  • 31. Multiple Choice: Each correct answer isworth 3 points
  • 32. The ________ is the center of ourSolar System.• Full moon  New Moon• Sun  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  • 33. Correct!
  • 34. Try Again!
  • 35. The tail of a comet is caused by____________.• Full moon  New Moon• Sun  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  • 36. Correct!
  • 37. Try Again!
  • 38. The __________ is between theorbits of Mars and Jupiter.• Full moon  New Moon• Sun  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  • 39. Correct!
  • 40. Try Again!
  • 41. Day and night is caused by theEarth’s ___________.• Full moon  New Moon• Revolution  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  • 42. Correct!
  • 43. Try Again!
  • 44. The Earth takes approximately 365days to complete one _________.• Full moon  New Moon• Revolution  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  • 45. Correct!
  • 46. Try Again!
  • 47. On Earth, we experience a________ when the moon is betweenthe Earth and the Sun.• Full moon  New Moon• Sun  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  • 48. Correct!
  • 49. Try Again!
  • 50. On Earth, we experience a_________ when the Earth isbetween the Sun and the moon.• Full moon  New Moon• Sun  Asteroid belt• Rotation  Solar Winds
  • 51. Correct!
  • 52. Try Again!
  • 53. Open Response: Each correct answer isworth 5 points
  • 54. Draw a model of the watercycle (use sciencevocabulary). Be prepared toexplain how the water cycleworks.
  • 55.  Look at theConditions ? ? ? weather dataHigh Temp. 66 58 47 (F) for Bel Air,Low Temp. 45 38 26 MD for 3 (F) months in aPrecipitation 77 82 85 row. During (mm) which season Snow (in.) 0 Trace 1 are theseWind Speed 9 10 10 (mph) conditions most likely to Wind West WNW WNW occur? How Direction do you know?
  • 56. Open Response: You will be awarded 2points for each correct response.
  • 57. Based on the properties ofeach planet, why is Earth thebest choice for us to live on?List the reasons (properties)and be specific.