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Overview of Earth & Space Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a star?

Question 2 2. Why can we see the Moon at night?

Question 3 3. What do you need in order for an object to make a shadow?

Question 4 4. What is an umbra?

Question 5 5. The surface of the Moon contains mountains, valleys, and big holes called _____.

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Question 6 6. During the new moon lunar phase, we see _____.

Question 7 7. How did Ptolemy's work on geography differ from other ancient geographers?

Question 8 8. What was the Tetrabiblos?

Question 9 9. About how many stars are believed to be in the Milky Way?

Question 10 10. What is a galaxy?

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Question 11 11. Planets orbit around a _____.

Question 12 12. Which statement below is false?

Question 13 13. Earth is the only planet we know that can support _____.

Question 14 14. About how many days does it take the Earth to orbit the Sun one time?

Question 15 15. The Sun is the _____ in our solar system.

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Question 16 16. What vitamin does the Sun allow us to produce that makes us healthy and strong?

Question 17 17. The Catholic Church believed what lay at the center of the solar system?

Question 18 18. What is at the center of a heliocentric solar system?

Question 19 19. Why can you not easily notice a force of gravity between a baseball and a tennis ball?

Question 20 20. Why can you not feel a force of attraction between you and the planet Mars?

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Question 21 21. What was one of Galileo's first discoveries?

Question 22 22. What time period did Galileo live during?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a type of telescope?

Question 24 24. Who was the first known person to use an optical, refracting telescope specifically for astronomy?

Question 25 25. What did Newton's mother want him to be when he grew up?

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Question 26 26. For observing the night sky, Newton designed what device?

Question 27 27. What is happening when you have daylight?

Question 28 28. What is Earth's rotation?

Question 29 29. The Earth is being pulled by _____ gravity.

Question 30 30. What effect does the moon's gravity have on the Earth?

Overview of Earth & Space Chapter Exam Instructions

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