The Moon Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. The moon cannot hold on to much of its atmosphere because:

Question 3 3. Which one of the following theories proposes that the Moon was formed from part of the Earth?

Question 4 4. The moon's phases depend on:

Question 5 5. This is the phase of the moon that follow the waxing crescent:

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Question 6 6. During a total lunar eclipse, during totality, you'd expect:

Question 7 7. This is the phase of the moon we normally don't see:

Question 8 8. Earth's only natural satellite is:

Question 9 9. You'd expect the first quarter moon to rise at:

Question 10 10. The debris that is ejected out of a crater as a meteorite hits a planetary surface is called:

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Question 11 11. The division between darkness and daylight on the Moon is known as:

Question 12 12. The Giant Impact theory states that _____.

Question 13 13. The phase right before the new moon is the:

Question 14 14. The most common type of atmosphere is the:

Question 15 15. The full moon is likely going to set at:

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Question 16 16. The angle that's made by two lines starting at an observer and ending on the opposite sides of an object is the:

Question 17 17. The lunar atmosphere is made largely of:

Question 18 18. The theory about the formation of the Moon that most scientists currently believe is _____ theory.

Question 19 19. Which answer choice accurately describes the capture and condensation theories about the origin of the Moon?

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

Question 22 22. The first phase of the moon is:

Question 23 23. The synodic month is:

Question 24 24. You'd expect the first quarter moon to set at:

Question 25 25. The synodic month is:

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Question 26 26. The synodic month is sometimes known as the:

Question 27 27. Which of these statements is correct?

Question 28 28. The period of time that the moon spends completely inside of Earth's umbra is:

Question 29 29. The partially shaded portion of Earth's shadow is the:

Question 30 30. Lunar means:

The Moon Chapter Exam Instructions

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