P7 Quiz: Naked eye astronomy

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  • Created by: Boma
  • Created on: 23-06-13 21:43

1. 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.
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2. What is a full moon?

  • When the side of the Moon that faces the Earth is fully illuminated by the Sun
  • When the side of the Moon that faces the Earth is not fully illuminated by the Sun
  • When the side of the Sun that faces the Earth is fully illuminated by the Moon

3. How long is a Sidereal Day?

  • 24 hours 4 minutes
  • 25 hours
  • 23 hours 56 minutes
  • 24 hours

4. 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

5. Name the "Naked-Eye" Planets

  • Mercury, Venus, Mars, Saturn and Jupiter
  • Mercury, Venus, Earth, Saturn and Jupiter
  • Venus, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter and Uranus
  • Earth, Mars, Saturn, Jupiter, Pluto

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