Astronomy - Chapter 1 - Section 1 - Multiple Choice
 1. How long does it take for the Earth rotate once on its axis?A) 1 weekB) 1 yearC) 1 dayD) 1 month2. How long does it take for the Earth revolve once around the sun?A) 1 monthB) 1 dayC) 1 weekD) 1 year3. Equinox means equal night.A) FalseB) True4. The distance of the Earth from the sun causes the cycle of seasons.A) TrueB) False5. The tilt of the earth isA) 90 degreeB) 35.2 degreesC) 23.5 degreesD) 29 degrees6. The length of a year isA) 365.25 daysB) 356.50 daysC) 355 daysD) 360 days7. The solstices are inA) March and JuneB) June and DecemberC) March and SeptemberD) September and December8. Day and night are caused by the Earth'sA) tiltB) moonC) revolutionD) rotation9. Seasons are caused by the Earth'sA) ageB) sizeC) tiltD) rotation10. In the diagram, what season is it in North America?A) WinterB) SpringC) SummerD) Fall11. In the diagram, would a person at point A see the sun?A) NoB) Yes12. In the diagram, would a person at point C see the sun?A) YesB) No13. Occurs in March, marks the start of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Day and night are both about 12 hours long.A) autumnal equinoxB) summer solsticeC) winter solsticeD) vernal equinox14. Occurs in September, marks the start of fall in the Northern Hemisphere. Day and night are both about 12 hours long.A) autumnal equinoxB) winter solsticeC) vernal equinoxD) summer solstice15. Occurs in June, marks the start of Summer in the Northern Hemisphere. It is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.A) vernal equinoxB) summer solsticeC) autumnal equinoxD) winter solstice16. Occurs in December, marks the start of Winter in the Northern Hemisphere. It is the shortest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere.A) winter solsticeB) vernal equinoxC) summer solsticeD) autumnal equinox
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