6 th  Grade Science  Chapter 9 Sun-Earth-Moon System Review Questions
<ul><li>1. The moon takes _______ to rotate once. </li></ul><ul><li>a. 24 hours c. 23.5 days </li></ul><ul><li>b. 365 days...
<ul><li>The Moon takes _____ to revolve around the Earth? </li></ul><ul><li>a. 24 hours c. 23.5 days </li></ul><ul><li>b. ...
<ul><li>3. Earth is farthest from the sun during _____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. winter </li></ul><ul><li>b. summer ...
<ul><li>4. The _______ causes the Sun to appear to rise and set. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Earth’s revolution c. Sun’s revoluti...
<ul><li>5. What is the phase of the moon in the photo above? </li></ul><ul><li>a. new c. full </li></ul><ul><li>b. 1 st  q...
<ul><li>6. What is the phase of the moon in the photo above? </li></ul><ul><li>a. new c. full </li></ul><ul><li>b. 1 st  q...
<ul><li>7. What is the phase of the moon in the photo above? </li></ul><ul><li>a. new c. full </li></ul><ul><li>b. 1 st  q...
<ul><li>8. The Moon appears to be getting larger during the ____ phase. </li></ul><ul><li>a. waxing c. crescent </li></ul>...
<ul><li>13. A(n) _____ is the darkest part of the shadow during an eclipse.  </li></ul><ul><li>a. umbra c. waxing gibbous ...
<ul><li>14. A(n) _____ is the lighter part of the shadow during an eclipse.  </li></ul><ul><li>a. umbra c. waxing gibbous ...
<ul><li>15. A(n) ____ is a depression on the Moon caused by an object striking its surface. </li></ul><ul><li>a. eclipse c...
<ul><li>16. Which season is beginning for the northern hemisphere? </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. fall  </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>17. Which season is beginning for the southern hemisphere? </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. fall  </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>18. Which season is beginning for the northern hemisphere? </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. fall  </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>19. Which season is beginning for the southern hemisphere? </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. fall  </li></ul><ul><li>...
<ul><li>20. February 8 is a _____ phase </li></ul><ul><li>a. Waxing crescent c. Waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. Waning...
<ul><li>21. February 13 is a _____ phase </li></ul><ul><li>a. Waxing crescent c. Waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. Wanin...
<ul><li>22. February 23 is a _____ phase </li></ul><ul><li>a. Waxing crescent c. Waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. Wanin...
<ul><li>23. February 27 is a _____ phase </li></ul><ul><li>a. Waxing crescent c. Waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. Wanin...
<ul><li>24. Dark-colored, relatively flat regions of the Moon's surface that were formed when interior lava filled large b...
<ul><li>25. The presence of maria on the Moon indicates that ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. the Moon contains lava beneath its...
<ul><li>26. The round, three-dimensional object and model of Earth is a ____? </li></ul><ul><li>a. circle c. sphere </li><...
<ul><li>27. Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun is a ____? </li></ul><ul><li>a. circle c. sphere </li></ul><ul><li>b. elli...
<ul><li>28. The imaginary line extending between the poles around which Earth spins is its _____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. cir...
<ul><li>29. December 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere is the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Winter Solstice c. Spring Equin...
<ul><li>30. June 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere is the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Winter Solstice c. Spring Equinox <...
<ul><li>31. March 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere is the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Winter Solstice c. Spring Equinox ...
<ul><li>32. September 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere is the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Winter Solstice c. Spring Equi...
<ul><li>33. ____ observed that the Earth cast a round shadow on the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Socrates c. Columbus </li><...
<ul><li>34. Earth’s north magnetic pole is its geographic ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. North pole c. equator </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>35. Earth’s axis is tilted ____ degrees from a line drawn perpendicular to the plane of its orbit. </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>36. The Earth’s magnetic axis it tilted ___ degrees to the rotational axis. </li></ul><ul><li>a. 11.5 c. 32.7 </li...
<ul><li>37. The Earth’s period of rotation is ____ . </li></ul><ul><li>a. 24 hours c. 365 days </li></ul><ul><li>b. 27.3 d...
<ul><li>38. The Earth’s period of revolution is ___ . </li></ul><ul><li>a. 24 hours c. 365 days </li></ul><ul><li>b. 27.3 ...
<ul><li>39. As sailors sailed north they noticed the north star  ___ . </li></ul><ul><li>a. Got brighter c. appeared highe...
<ul><li>40. The Earth’s rotates  ___ as viewed from above the north pole. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Clockwise  c. Earth does no...
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  1. 1. 6 th Grade Science Chapter 9 Sun-Earth-Moon System Review Questions
  2. 2. <ul><li>1. The moon takes _______ to rotate once. </li></ul><ul><li>a. 24 hours c. 23.5 days </li></ul><ul><li>b. 365 days d. 27.3 days </li></ul>Chapter 9 Review Questions Answer: 27.3 days
  3. 3. <ul><li>The Moon takes _____ to revolve around the Earth? </li></ul><ul><li>a. 24 hours c. 23.5 days </li></ul><ul><li>b. 365 days d. 27.3 days </li></ul>Answer: 27.3 days Chapter 9 Review Questions
  4. 4. <ul><li>3. Earth is farthest from the sun during _____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. winter </li></ul><ul><li>b. summer d. fall </li></ul>Answer: summer Chapter 9 Review Questions
  5. 5. <ul><li>4. The _______ causes the Sun to appear to rise and set. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Earth’s revolution c. Sun’s revolution </li></ul><ul><li>b. Earth’s rotation d. Sun’s rotation </li></ul>Answer: Earth’s rotation Chapter 9 Review Questions
  6. 6. <ul><li>5. What is the phase of the moon in the photo above? </li></ul><ul><li>a. new c. full </li></ul><ul><li>b. 1 st quarter d. 3 rd quarter </li></ul>Answer: full
  7. 7. <ul><li>6. What is the phase of the moon in the photo above? </li></ul><ul><li>a. new c. full </li></ul><ul><li>b. 1 st quarter d. 3 rd quarter </li></ul>Answer: 1 st quarter
  8. 8. <ul><li>7. What is the phase of the moon in the photo above? </li></ul><ul><li>a. new c. full </li></ul><ul><li>b. 1 st quarter d. 3 rd quarter </li></ul>Answer: 3 rd quarter
  9. 9. <ul><li>8. The Moon appears to be getting larger during the ____ phase. </li></ul><ul><li>a. waxing c. crescent </li></ul><ul><li>b. waning d. gibbous </li></ul>Answer: waxing Chapter 9 Review Questions
  10. 10. <ul><li>13. A(n) _____ is the darkest part of the shadow during an eclipse. </li></ul><ul><li>a. umbra c. waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. prenumbra d. waning gibbous </li></ul>Answer: umbra Chapter 9 Review Questions
  11. 11. <ul><li>14. A(n) _____ is the lighter part of the shadow during an eclipse. </li></ul><ul><li>a. umbra c. waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. prenumbra d. waning gibbous </li></ul>Answer: prenumbra Chapter 9 Review Questions
  12. 12. <ul><li>15. A(n) ____ is a depression on the Moon caused by an object striking its surface. </li></ul><ul><li>a. eclipse c. phase </li></ul><ul><li>b. moonquake d. impact basin </li></ul>Answer: Impact basin Chapter 9 Review Questions
  13. 13. <ul><li>16. Which season is beginning for the northern hemisphere? </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. fall </li></ul><ul><li>b. summer d. winter </li></ul>Answer: summer
  14. 14. <ul><li>17. Which season is beginning for the southern hemisphere? </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. fall </li></ul><ul><li>b. summer d. winter </li></ul>Answer: winter
  15. 15. <ul><li>18. Which season is beginning for the northern hemisphere? </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. fall </li></ul><ul><li>b. summer d. winter </li></ul>Answer: winter
  16. 16. <ul><li>19. Which season is beginning for the southern hemisphere? </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. fall </li></ul><ul><li>b. summer d. winter </li></ul>Answer: summer
  17. 17. <ul><li>20. February 8 is a _____ phase </li></ul><ul><li>a. Waxing crescent c. Waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. Waning crescent d. Waning gibbous </li></ul>Answer: Waxing crescent
  18. 18. <ul><li>21. February 13 is a _____ phase </li></ul><ul><li>a. Waxing crescent c. Waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. Waning crescent d. Waning gibbous </li></ul>Answer: Waxing gibbous
  19. 19. <ul><li>22. February 23 is a _____ phase </li></ul><ul><li>a. Waxing crescent c. Waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. Waning crescent d. Waning gibbous </li></ul>Answer: Waning gibbous
  20. 20. <ul><li>23. February 27 is a _____ phase </li></ul><ul><li>a. Waxing crescent c. Waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. Waning crescent d. Waning gibbous </li></ul>Answer: Waning crescent
  21. 21. <ul><li>24. Dark-colored, relatively flat regions of the Moon's surface that were formed when interior lava filled large basins are called ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. craters c. maria </li></ul><ul><li>b. volcanoes d. sedimentary rocks </li></ul>Answer: maria Chapter 9 Review Questions
  22. 22. <ul><li>25. The presence of maria on the Moon indicates that ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. the Moon contains lava beneath its surface </li></ul><ul><li>b. many meteorites have hit the Moon recently </li></ul><ul><li>c. few meteorites have hit the Moon </li></ul><ul><li>d. the Moon has a dense atmosphere </li></ul>Answer: The Moon contains lava beneath its surface Chapter 9 Review Questions
  23. 23. <ul><li>26. The round, three-dimensional object and model of Earth is a ____? </li></ul><ul><li>a. circle c. sphere </li></ul><ul><li>b. ellipse d. axis </li></ul>Answer: sphere Chapter 9 Review Questions
  24. 24. <ul><li>27. Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun is a ____? </li></ul><ul><li>a. circle c. sphere </li></ul><ul><li>b. ellipse d. axis </li></ul>Answer: ellipse Chapter 9 Review Questions
  25. 25. <ul><li>28. The imaginary line extending between the poles around which Earth spins is its _____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. circle c. sphere </li></ul><ul><li>b. ellipse d. axis </li></ul>Answer: axis Chapter 9 Review Questions
  26. 26. <ul><li>29. December 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere is the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Winter Solstice c. Spring Equinox </li></ul><ul><li>b. Summer Solstice d. Fall Equinox </li></ul>Answer: Winter solstice Chapter 9 Review Questions
  27. 27. <ul><li>30. June 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere is the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Winter Solstice c. Spring Equinox </li></ul><ul><li>b. Summer Solstice d. Fall Equinox </li></ul>Answer: Summer Solstice Chapter 9 Review Questions
  28. 28. <ul><li>31. March 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere is the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Winter Solstice c. Spring Equinox </li></ul><ul><li>b. Summer Solstice d. Fall Equinox </li></ul>Answer: Spring Equinox Chapter 9 Review Questions
  29. 29. <ul><li>32. September 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere is the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Winter Solstice c. Spring Equinox </li></ul><ul><li>b. Summer Solstice d. Fall Equinox </li></ul>Answer: Fall Equinox Chapter 9 Review Questions
  30. 30. <ul><li>33. ____ observed that the Earth cast a round shadow on the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Socrates c. Columbus </li></ul><ul><li>b. Aristotle d. Plato </li></ul>Answer: Aristotle Chapter 9 Review Questions
  31. 31. <ul><li>34. Earth’s north magnetic pole is its geographic ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. North pole c. equator </li></ul><ul><li>b. South pole d. North Star </li></ul>Answer: South pole Chapter 9 Review Questions
  32. 32. <ul><li>35. Earth’s axis is tilted ____ degrees from a line drawn perpendicular to the plane of its orbit. </li></ul><ul><li>a. 11.5 c. 32.7 </li></ul><ul><li>b. 23.5 d. 57.2 </li></ul>Answer: 23.5 Chapter 9 Review Questions
  33. 33. <ul><li>36. The Earth’s magnetic axis it tilted ___ degrees to the rotational axis. </li></ul><ul><li>a. 11.5 c. 32.7 </li></ul><ul><li>b. 23.5 d. 57.2 </li></ul>Answer: 11.5 Chapter 9 Review Questions
  34. 34. <ul><li>37. The Earth’s period of rotation is ____ . </li></ul><ul><li>a. 24 hours c. 365 days </li></ul><ul><li>b. 27.3 days d. 1000 years </li></ul>Answer: 24 hours Chapter 9 Review Questions
  35. 35. <ul><li>38. The Earth’s period of revolution is ___ . </li></ul><ul><li>a. 24 hours c. 365 days </li></ul><ul><li>b. 27.3 days d. 1000 years </li></ul>Answer: 365 days Chapter 9 Review Questions
  36. 36. <ul><li>39. As sailors sailed north they noticed the north star ___ . </li></ul><ul><li>a. Got brighter c. appeared higher in the sky </li></ul><ul><li>b. Got dimmer d. appeared lower in the sky </li></ul>Answer: Appeared higher in the sky Chapter 9 Review Questions
  37. 37. <ul><li>40. The Earth’s rotates ___ as viewed from above the north pole. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Clockwise c. Earth does not rotate </li></ul><ul><li>b. Counter-clockwise d. Depends on the season </li></ul>Answer: Counter-clockwise Chapter 9 Review Questions

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