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2. What is a new moon?

  • When the Earth is effectively behind the Moon, the side of the Moon that faces the Earth is in shadow
  • When the Sun is effectively behind the Moon, the side of the Moon that faces the Earth is in shadow.
  • When the Sun is effectively behind the Moon, the side of the Moon that faces the Earth is illuminated
  • When the Sun is effectively behind the Earth, the side of the Moon that faces the Earth is in shadow

3. What is retrograde motion?

  • The real or apparent movement of an astronomical object across the sky in the opposite direction of the Moon.
  • The real or apparent movement of an astronomical object across the sky in the opposite direction of the Sun.
  • The real or apparent movement of an astronomical object across the sky in the opposite direction of the Earth.

4. What is a lunar eclipse?

  • When the Earth passes directly between the Sun and the Moon, casting a shadow of the Earth on the surface of the Moon.
  • When the Moon passes directly between the Sun and the Earth - on the same line - casting a shadow of the Moon on the surface of the Earth.

5. Why is viewing solar eclipses with the naked eye is very dangerous?

  • Because it is too beautiful to behold
  • Because it can burn your retina and lead to permanent damage to your eye
  • Because it's shiny

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Good quiz for OCR Physics. Check your answers as soon as you have completed it!

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