The Earth, Moon & Sun Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What layer of the Sun's atmosphere emits visible light?

Question 2 2. What is the correct order of some of the major phases in the Sun's life?

Question 3 3. In which part of the Sun does convection occur?

Question 4 4. What will cause the Sun to turn into a red giant?

Question 5 5. How long after the Earth was formed did it take to achieve the state we recognize now?

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Question 6 6. The Earth was under continuous bombardment by meteorites and comets as it formed and continued to take shape. What was the significance of comets hitting the Earth during that time?

Question 7 7. How did the Earth most likely form?

Question 8 8. Where in the Milky Way galaxy is our solar system located?

Question 9 9. Spring tides occur because of:

Question 10 10. Which of the following is incorrect?

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Question 11 11. These are low tides that are very low and high tides that are very high at full and new moon:

Question 12 12. The difference in the strength of gravity between two points on a body is a:

Question 13 13. An eclipse where the Moon is blocked by the Earth's shadow is called what?

Question 14 14. An eclipse where the Moon blocks the Sun, but this cannot be seen in full from the Earth's surface is called what?

Question 15 15. If the Moon is so much smaller than the Sun, why can it block it out?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following types of eclipses can be viewed from the most places on Earth?

Question 17 17. Which of the following does NOT explain why it is always warm at the Equator?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a factor affecting Earth's seasons and climate?

Question 19 19. Where is the Arctic Circle located?

Question 20 20. Which of the following of Earth's properties is responsible for daytime and nighttime?

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Question 21 21. Which theory states that the Earth and the Moon formed at the same time from the nebula?

Question 22 22. The theory about the formation of the Moon that most scientists currently believe is _____ theory.

Question 23 23. The Giant Impact theory states that _____.

Question 24 24. Which one of the following theories proposes that the Moon was formed from part of the Earth?

Question 25 25. A day when the earth's axis is either closest or farthest from the sun is known as a

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Question 26 26. Which of these is true of areas located near the equator?

Question 27 27. Which of these is not true?

Question 28 28. What is defined as an imaginary line drawn through the North and South Poles?

Question 29 29. What is the process that happens at the core of the Sun?

Question 30 30. In its early stages, the Earth looked much different than it does now. How would you differentiate between the two stages?

The Earth, Moon & Sun Chapter Exam Instructions

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