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Name____________________ 4.7 Earth-Moon-Sun Quiz Date:_________________________________ Choose the best answer.

1) I am an averaged-sized yellow star that will shine for at least 4 billion more years. a. Earth b. moon c. Saturn d. sun 2) I am an eclipse that is not safe to watch. I can only happen during the New Mon. a. wind b. lunar c. solar

3) I am one of the four rocky inner planets. Our names are Mercury, Venus, _____, and Mars. What word belongs in the blank? a. Earth b. moon c. Saturn d. sun 4) The sun averages 93 _____ miles from Earth. a. hundred b. thousand c. million d. billion 5) I am one fourth the size of Earth. That means if you multiply me times four you get Earth's size. Who am I? a. Earth b. moon c. Saturn d. sun

6) During this eclipse, the Earth casts a shadow over the moon, making people on Earth unable to see the moon's reflected light. What kind of eclipse is this? a. wind b. lunar c. solar 7) The gravity of the _______ controls Earth's ocean tides. a. Earth b. moon c. Saturn d. sun 8) During this eclipse, the moon is in the full moon phase. a. wind b. lunar c. solar 9) What missions gave us lots of information about the moon? a. Apache b. Toledo c. Apollo d. Toronto 10) During what time span did these missions take place? a. 1969-1972 b. 1955-1967 c. 1985-1991 d. 1998-2001 11) The diameter of something is the distance from one end of the middle of a circle to the other end. Earth's diameter times 110 equals the size of what object? a. the Milky way b. Saturn c. the sun d. the moon

12) The Earth is much bigger than the moon, and therefore, during a lunar eclipse: a. the entire moon is in the darkness of the Earth's shadow b. a small section of the moon is dark c. a small part of Earth is covered by the moon's shadow 13) I have many craters because I do not have the same atmosphere that Earth does to protect me. What am I? a. the sun b. the asteroid belt c. the moon d. Jupiter 14) Here, water can be found as a solid (ice), liquid (water), and a gas (water vapor). a. Earth b. moon c. sun 15) What kind of eclipse does this picture represent? a. wind b. lunar c. solar 16) Draw and label a solar eclipse. Make sure you have the Earth, moon, and sun labeled.

17) Draw and label a lunar eclipse. Make sure you have the Earth, moon, and sun labeled. Bonus: 1) How many complete rotations has the Earth made this month? 2) Tides occur in cycles of: a. one high and one low every day

b. one high and one low every week c. high and low tide twice a day 3) What are the 4 other planets in our solar system that come after Mars?