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Movements of the Earth

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10 questions
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Welcome to the Science 6 quiz for the 4th quarter, Unit 3: Earth's Movement. Test your knowledge on Earth's rotation and revolution with this multiple-choice quiz.
1

The movement of the Earth on its orbit around the sun is called _____.

Revolution

Rotation

Season

Weather

40% got this right

2

Which of the following refers to imaginary line where the Earth spins?

Axis

Belt

Orbit

Pole

53% got this right

3

How long does it take for the planet Earth to complete one rotation?

24 Hours

24 Days

24 Months

24 Years

70% got this right

4

Which condition is experienced in places facing the sun during Earth’s rotation?

Daytime

Midnight

Nighttime

Noon

80% got this right

5

Which of the following is NOT a result of Earth's rotation?

Changing of season

Coriolis effect

Day and Night

Timezone

Hard  20% got this right

6

Which of the following statements about Earth's revolution is TRUE?

It takes approximately 365.25 days to complete

It causes the Coriolis effect

It doesn't affect the length of daylight hours

It occurs in a perfectly circular path

53% got this right

7

What effect does Earth's tilt have on the length of daylight hours?

It causes longer day hours in summer and shorter day hours in winter

It causes longer day hours in winter and shorter day hours in summer

It doesn't affect daylight hours

It doesn't affect daylight hours

55% got this right

8

Which of the following explains Coriolis effect?

As the Earth rotates on its axis, air is deflected and changes direction

As the Earth rotates on its axis, air does not move

As the Earth rotates on its axis, air moves back and forth

As the Earth rotates on its axis, air remains stationary

49% got this right

9

Which of these statements is TRUE?

The Earth’s tilted axis causes unequal distribution of heat from the sun.

Axis is the path of Earth around the sun

Poles contribute to the unequal distribution of heat from the sun

The Earth’s tilted orbit causes unequal distribution of heat from the sun

Hard  21% got this right

10

What would happen if Earth's rotation suddenly stopped?

Perpetual daylight on one side, perpetual darkness on the other

Changed year length

No more seasons

Shorter days and nights

59% got this right