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1 Quiz Yourself: Lessons 5-8
Click the yellow button below for your first word. Then, select an answer and see if you are correct. Start quiz Created by Mrs. Corby

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4 1. An axis is: an imaginary straight line around which the Earth rotates a central area, such as the equator a mechanical part a constellation in the sky Next

5 2. Which of the following is not true about summer solstice?
It occurs on or around June 21st every year in the northern hemisphere. At this time, the Earth is tilted toward the Sun. It is the shortest day of the year. It is the longest day of the year. Next

6 3. Which of the following is not true about the winter solstice?
It marks the beginning of winter. It is the shortest day of the year. The sun is the farthest from the equator. It occurs on or around November 21st every year in the northern hemisphere. Next

7 4. To say that a star is self-luminous, it means that:
It is a part of more than one constellation. It has lived over one million years. It creates its own light. It is going to die soon. Next

8 5. Which is true of the vernal equinox?
It is 30 days in length. It marks the beginning of spring. It occurs in late October. Day and night are of different lengths. Next

9 6. Which is not true of the autumnal equinox?
It occurs opposite the vernal equinox. It happens in late September. It occurs one time a year. It is the beginning of fall in the southern hemisphere. Next

10 7. Why do different stars appear during different seasons?
We don’t see different stars with different seasons. Stars move with the Earth as it revolves the Sun. As the Earth revolves around the sun, we see different parts of the sky. They glow in the sky and can be seen from Earth. Next

11 8. Which is not true of the North Star?
It is also known as Polaris. It is located directly over our North Pole. It has always been the Pole Star. It helps sailors and hikers navigate when traveling. Next

12 9. Which is not true about the Sun?
It is a large-sized star. It is 5 billion years old. It is expected to burn for 5 billion more years. It can fit one million Earths inside it. Next

13 10. Which of the following is not something for which the ancient people used stars/constellations?
Navigation while sailing or traveling To tell that it was nighttime Seasons -when to plant/harvest crops preserve myths, traditions, etc. Next

14 11. What are Ursa Major, Ursa Minor, Draco, Cassiopeia, and Cepheus?
Other names for Polaris binary stars stars circumpolar constellations Next

15 12. Which constellation contains a binary star?
Cassiopeia Ursa Major Draco Ursa Minor Next

16 13. Which constellation has two stars that point to Polaris?
Ursa Major Cepheus Draco Cassiopeia Next

17 14.Which constellation contains Polaris?
Ursa Major Cassiopeia Draco Ursa Minor Next

18 15. Which constellation is shaped like an “M” or “W” in the sky?
Cepheus Cassiopeia Draco Ursa Major Next

19 16. What is a cepheid? a star that orbits another star a constellation
a star that changes size and therefore changes brightness a wild animal that live in northern Wisconsin Next

20 17.Which constellation contains a star that used to be the Pole Star?
Ursa Major Cassiopeia Cepheus Draco Next

21 18. Which of the following is true about stars?
They come in only one size. They will move and change the shape of constellations over thousands of years. They live forever. They are made of solid matter. Next

22 19. What determines the length of life in a star?
It’s mass. It’s age. It’s position in the sky. Nothing, they shine forever. Next

23 20. What causes the four seasons?
the circumpolar constellations the stars in the sky the tilt of the Earth axis toward/away from the the sun the sun’s power changes throughout a year Next

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