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Solar System & Eclipses Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. During a total lunar eclipse, during totality, you'd expect:

Question 2 2. The darkest portion of Earth's shadow, or its total shadow is the:

Question 3 3. The partially shaded portion of Earth's shadow is the:

Question 4 4. The darkening of the moon as it passes through Earth's shadow is known as:

Question 5 5. The period of time that the moon spends completely inside of Earth's umbra is:

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Question 6 6. The portion of the moon's shadow that is partially shaded is known as its _____.

Question 7 7. Eruptions occurring on the solar surface are called _____.

Question 8 8. This is an event that occurs when the sun's light is obscured as the moon passes directly between the Earth and the sun:

Question 9 9. If you've experienced a total solar eclipse, you can safely say which of the following?

Question 10 10. The sun's outer atmosphere is the _____.

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Question 11 11. A _____ is an object that may one day become a _____ if it survives its journey through Earth's atmosphere:

Question 12 12. This is a minor planet that's made up of metal and/or rock:

Question 13 13. The terrestrial planets do not include:

Question 14 14. The order of the planets, starting with the nearest ones to the sun are:

Question 15 15. This is a small icy body that orbits in the solar system and develops a tail of gas as it approaches the sun:

Solar System & Eclipses Chapter Exam Instructions

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