Revolution of the Earth: Speed & Effects - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which term best describes Earth's path around the sun?

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1. Which term best describes the point when Earth is closest to the sun?

2. How long does one revolution take?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Understanding the Earth's revolution is crucial to understanding numerous phenomena related to our life on Earth. You can go over more comprehensive information on the Earth's revolution with this online assessment. The quiz questions will test you on key points found in the attached lesson, such as the length and effects of the Earth's revolutions.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet will test you on:

  • The Earth's path around the Sun
  • The point at which the Earth is closest to the Sun
  • The length of one revolution
  • The speed of the Earth as it goes through its revolution
  • Effects of the Earth's revolution

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - use the quiz questions to test your recollection of the most important information related to the Earth's revolution found in the attached lesson
  • Reading comprehension - check to see that you can comprehend the characteristics of the Earth's revolution, as well as its effects on the Earth
  • Knowledge application - take the information you've gained from the lesson and identify some key facts on the Earth's revolution, such as its length of time and speed

Additional Learning

To learn more about the Earth's revolution, review the corresponding lesson called Revolution of the Earth: Speed & Effects. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition of revolution
  • The revolution of the Earth
  • Length and speed of the Earth's revolution
  • Perihelion and aphelion