OAE Earth & Space Science: The Earth & Moon Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The phase right before the new moon is the:

Question 2 2. This is the phase of the moon that follow the waxing crescent:

Question 3 3. The division between darkness and daylight on the Moon is known as:

Question 4 4. The difference in the strength of gravity between two points on a body is a:

Question 5 5. The first phase of the moon is:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a reason that sphere interactions are important?

Question 7 7. The Giant Impact theory states that _____.

Question 8 8. How long after the Earth was formed did it take to achieve the state we recognize now?

Question 9 9. The moon's phases depend on:

Question 10 10. The lunar atmosphere is made largely of:

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Question 11 11. If Earth did not spin:

Question 12 12. This is the phase of the moon we normally don't see:

Question 13 13. Which of the following is incorrect?

Question 14 14. How can you tell where one sphere ends and the next one begins?

Question 15 15. You'd expect the first quarter moon to rise at:

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Question 16 16. The full moon is likely going to set at:

Question 17 17. Due to the ___ on (the) ___ we expect the moon to ___ over a long period of time:

Question 18 18. This refers to the settling of dense material, like iron-rich minerals, into the center of a planet and the rising of less dense material, such as silicon-rich minerals, to the surface:

Question 19 19. Lunar means:

Question 20 20. ______ are lowlands on the Moon filled by dark lava, and ______ are the brighter, more heavily cratered, lunar highlands.

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Question 21 21. These are unusually weak ocean tides at first or third quarter moon:

Question 22 22. The new moon would be expected to rise at:

Question 23 23. This is a kind of rotation where it takes exactly as long for the moon to rotate on its axis as it takes for it to make one orbit around the Earth:

Question 24 24. The theory about the formation of the Moon that most scientists currently believe is _____ theory.

Question 25 25. The angle that's made by two lines starting at an observer and ending on the opposite sides of an object is the:

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Question 26 26. We look up in the sky and see a cloud. Which sphere is this cloud in?

Question 27 27. You'd expect the first quarter moon to set at:

Question 28 28. This is a type of rock made of fragments of previously broken rock that have been fused together under the pressure of meteorite impacts:

Question 29 29. Where in the Milky Way galaxy is our solar system located?

Question 30 30. Which of these is true?

OAE Earth & Space Science: The Earth & Moon Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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