6 th  Grade Science  Unit 3  Earth and Beyond Review Questions
<ul><li>1. What causes the Sun to appear to move? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Earth’s rotation  c. Earth’s distance from the Sun ...
<ul><li>2. Earth is farthest from the sun during _____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. spring c. winter </li></ul><ul><li>b. summer ...
<ul><li>3. The Moon takes _____ to make one revolution around the Earth? </li></ul><ul><li>a. 24 hours c. 23.5 days </li><...
<ul><li>4. The solar system is made of ___? </li></ul><ul><li>a. planets c. comets </li></ul><ul><li>b. asteroids and mete...
<ul><li>5. _______ was the first piloted U.S. space program. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Project Gemini c. Project Alpha </li></u...
<ul><li>6. 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>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. Electromagnetic radiation includes ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Radio waves  c. ultraviolet radiation </li></ul><...
<ul><li>9. What kind of telescope uses mirrors to collect light? </li></ul><ul><li>a. reflecting c. radio </li></ul><ul><l...
<ul><li>10. Who was the first human into space? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Edwin Aldrin c. Neil Armstrong </li></ul><ul><li>b. Y...
<ul><li>11. The Moon appears to be getting larger during the ____ phase. </li></ul><ul><li>a. waxing c. crescent </li></ul...
<ul><li>12. What is the speed of light in space? </li></ul><ul><li>a. 300 km/s c. 30,000 km/s </li></ul><ul><li>b. 3,000 k...
<ul><li>13. Which planet has a complex ring system consisting of thousands of ringlets?. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Mars c. Jupi...
<ul><li>14. 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  ...
<ul><li>15. Who was the first human on the moon? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Edwin Aldrin c. Neil Armstrong </li></ul><ul><li>b. ...
<ul><li>16. A(n) _____ is the darkest part of the shadow during an eclipse.  </li></ul><ul><li>a. umbra c. waxing gibbous ...
<ul><li>17. ____ Mission landed the 1 st  astronauts on the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Luna c. Gemini </li></ul><ul><li>b....
<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. Select the order from the smallest to largest. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Sun, Milky Way, solar system, universe </l...
<ul><li>20. The Moon appears to be getting larger during  its waning phase. </li></ul><ul><li>a. True </li></ul><ul><li>b....
<ul><li>21. February 8 is a _____ phase </li></ul><ul><li>a. Waxing crescent c. Waxing gibbous </li></ul><ul><li>b. Waning...
<ul><li>22. Electromagnetic radiation includes ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Radio waves  c. ultraviolet radiation </li></ul>...
<ul><li>23. A(n) _____ is the lighter part of the shadow during an eclipse.  </li></ul><ul><li>a. umbra c. waxing gibbous ...
<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. December 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere is the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Winter Solstice c. Spring Equin...
<ul><li>26. The imaginary line extending between the poles around which Earth spins is its _____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. cir...
<ul><li>27. Earth’s magnetic axis is tilted ____ degrees from a line drawn perpendicular to the plane of its orbit. </li><...
<ul><li>28. The Moon’s crust is the thinnest on the side facing the Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>a. True </li></ul><ul><li>b. ...
<ul><li>29. An object that revolves around another object in space is a(n)_____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. rocket c. electromag...
<ul><li>30. What is Jupiter’s Great Red Spot? </li></ul><ul><li>a. giant storm system c. iron oxide deposit </li></ul><ul>...
<ul><li>31. Earth’s axis is tilted ____ degrees from a line drawn perpendicular to the plane of its orbit. </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>32. 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>33. What causes the seasons? </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s rotation  </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s distance from the sun <...
<ul><li>34. June 21 or 22 in the northern hemisphere is the ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Winter Solstice c. Spring Equinox <...
<ul><li>35. Where is the asteroid belt? </li></ul><ul><li>a. between Mercury and Venus </li></ul><ul><li>b. between Mars a...
<ul><li>36. What space missions goal was to put a spacecraft into orbit and bring it back safely. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Pro...
<ul><li>37. Which of the following is a natural satellite of Earth? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Skylab c. the Sun </li></ul><ul><...
<ul><li>38. When Earth’s shadow fall on the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>a. lunar eclipse </li></ul><ul><li>b. solar eclipse </...
<ul><li>39. The Earth’s rotates  ___ as viewed from above the north pole. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Clockwise  c. Earth does no...
<ul><li>40. As sailors sailed north they noticed the north star  ___ . </li></ul><ul><li>a. Got brighter c. appeared highe...
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  1. 1. 6 th Grade Science Unit 3 Earth and Beyond Review Questions
  2. 2. <ul><li>1. What causes the Sun to appear to move? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Earth’s rotation c. Earth’s distance from the Sun </li></ul><ul><li>b. Earth’s revolution d. Earth’s tilted axis </li></ul>Answer: Earth’s rotation Unit 3 Review
  3. 3. <ul><li>2. 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 Unit 3 Review
  4. 4. <ul><li>3. The Moon takes _____ to make one revolution 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 Unit 3 Review
  5. 5. <ul><li>4. The solar system is made of ___? </li></ul><ul><li>a. planets c. comets </li></ul><ul><li>b. asteroids and meteoroids d. all the above </li></ul>Answer: All the above Unit 3 Review
  6. 6. <ul><li>5. _______ was the first piloted U.S. space program. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Project Gemini c. Project Alpha </li></ul><ul><li>b. Project Apollo d. Project Mercury </li></ul>Answer: Project Mercury Unit 3 Review
  7. 7. <ul><li>6. 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>Answer: 27.3 days Unit 3 Review
  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: full
  9. 9. <ul><li>8. Electromagnetic radiation includes ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Radio waves c. ultraviolet radiation </li></ul><ul><li>b. X rays d. all of the above </li></ul>Answer: All of the above Unit 3 Review
  10. 10. <ul><li>9. What kind of telescope uses mirrors to collect light? </li></ul><ul><li>a. reflecting c. radio </li></ul><ul><li>b. refracting d. electromagnetic </li></ul>Answer: reflecting Unit 3 Review
  11. 11. <ul><li>10. Who was the first human into space? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Edwin Aldrin c. Neil Armstrong </li></ul><ul><li>b. Yuri Gagarin d. John Glenn </li></ul>Answer: Yuri Gagarin Unit 3 Review
  12. 12. <ul><li>11. 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 Unit 3 Review
  13. 13. <ul><li>12. What is the speed of light in space? </li></ul><ul><li>a. 300 km/s c. 30,000 km/s </li></ul><ul><li>b. 3,000 km/s d. 300,000 km/s </li></ul>Answer: 300,000 km/s Unit 3 Review
  14. 14. <ul><li>13. Which planet has a complex ring system consisting of thousands of ringlets?. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Mars c. Jupiter </li></ul><ul><li>b. Saturn d. Venus </li></ul>Answer: Saturn Unit 3 Review
  15. 15. <ul><li>14. 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
  16. 16. <ul><li>15. Who was the first human on the moon? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Edwin Aldrin c. Neil Armstrong </li></ul><ul><li>b. Yuri Gagarin d. John Glenn </li></ul>Answer: Neil Armstrong Unit 3 Review
  17. 17. <ul><li>16. 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 Unit 3 Review
  18. 18. <ul><li>17. ____ Mission landed the 1 st astronauts on the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Luna c. Gemini </li></ul><ul><li>b. Sputnik d. Apollo </li></ul>Answer: Apollo Unit 3 Review
  19. 19. <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: summer
  20. 20. <ul><li>19. Select the order from the smallest to largest. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Sun, Milky Way, solar system, universe </li></ul><ul><li>b. Sun, Milky Way, universe, solar system </li></ul><ul><li>c. Sun, solar system, Milky Way, universe </li></ul>Answer: Sun, solar system, Milky Way, universe Unit 3 Review
  21. 21. <ul><li>20. The Moon appears to be getting larger during its waning phase. </li></ul><ul><li>a. True </li></ul><ul><li>b. False </li></ul>Answer: False Unit 3 Review
  22. 22. <ul><li>21. 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
  23. 23. <ul><li>22. Electromagnetic radiation includes ____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Radio waves c. ultraviolet radiation </li></ul><ul><li>b. X rays d. all of the above </li></ul>Answer: All of the above Unit 3 Review
  24. 24. <ul><li>23. 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 Unit 3 Review
  25. 25. <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 Unit 3 Review
  26. 26. <ul><li>25. 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 Unit 3 Review
  27. 27. <ul><li>26. 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 Unit 3 Review
  28. 28. <ul><li>27. Earth’s magnetic 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: 11.5 Unit 3 Review
  29. 29. <ul><li>28. The Moon’s crust is the thinnest on the side facing the Earth. </li></ul><ul><li>a. True </li></ul><ul><li>b. False </li></ul>Answer: True Unit 3 Review
  30. 30. <ul><li>29. An object that revolves around another object in space is a(n)_____. </li></ul><ul><li>a. rocket c. electromagnetic spectrum </li></ul><ul><li>b. satellite </li></ul>Answer: satellite Unit 3 Review
  31. 31. <ul><li>30. What is Jupiter’s Great Red Spot? </li></ul><ul><li>a. giant storm system c. iron oxide deposit </li></ul><ul><li>b. impact crater </li></ul>Answer: Giant storm system Unit 3 Review
  32. 32. <ul><li>31. 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 Unit 3 Review
  33. 33. <ul><li>32. 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 Unit 3 Review
  34. 34. <ul><li>33. What causes the seasons? </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s rotation </li></ul><ul><li>Earth’s distance from the sun </li></ul><ul><li>c. Earth’s tilted axis </li></ul><ul><li>d. Alignment of Earth, Moon, and Sun </li></ul>Answer: Earth’s titled axis Unit 3 Review
  35. 35. <ul><li>34. 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 Unit 3 Review
  36. 36. <ul><li>35. Where is the asteroid belt? </li></ul><ul><li>a. between Mercury and Venus </li></ul><ul><li>b. between Mars and Jupiter </li></ul><ul><li>c. beyond Pluto </li></ul>Answer: Between Mars and Jupiter Unit 3 Review
  37. 37. <ul><li>36. What space missions goal was to put a spacecraft into orbit and bring it back safely. </li></ul><ul><li>a. Project Mercury c. Project Gemini </li></ul><ul><li>b. Project Apollo d. Viking 1 </li></ul>Answer: Project Mercury Unit 3 Review
  38. 38. <ul><li>37. Which of the following is a natural satellite of Earth? </li></ul><ul><li>a. Skylab c. the Sun </li></ul><ul><li>b. Space Shuttle d. the Moon </li></ul>Answer: The Moon Unit 3 Review
  39. 39. <ul><li>38. When Earth’s shadow fall on the moon. </li></ul><ul><li>a. lunar eclipse </li></ul><ul><li>b. solar eclipse </li></ul>Answer: Lunar eclipse Unit 3 Review
  40. 40. <ul><li>39. 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 Unit 3 Review
  41. 41. <ul><li>40. 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 Unit 3 Review

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