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Question number: 1

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Question

The total eclipse of the sun by the moon can only occur when the moon is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

At the third quarter.

b.

At the first quarter.

c.

New.

d.

Full.

Question number: 2

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Which of the following statements is true about the moon?

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

The moon is nearer to the earth than to the sun.

b.

The moon gives off its own light.

c.

The moon moves around the sun.

d.

The moon is a planet

Question number: 3

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Question

Arjun draws the diagrams of the moon he sees one night (P) and after a few nights (Q). Why does the moon look different at different nights?

Image shows the moon in night

Image Shows the Moon in Night

This image shows the moon sees in the night

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

Revolution of the moon around the sun

b.

Rotation of the moon

c.

Revolution of the moon around the earth

d.

Question does not provide sufficient data or is vague

Question number: 4

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Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

Question

Match the following definitions in Column – I with phases of moon they relate to in Column – II correctly.

List-Ⅰ (Column – I) List-Ⅱ (Column – II)

(A)

The side of the moon that is lit up by the sun is facing the earth.

(i)

New Moon

(B)

The part that is lit up is slowly getting bigger.

(ii)

Last Quarter

(C)

The side of the moon that is facing the earth.

(iii)

Full Moon

(D)

The part that we can see lit up is slowly getting smaller.

(iv)

First Quarter

Choices

Choice (4) Response
  • (A)
  • (B)
  • (C)
  • (D)

a.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

b.

  • (ii)
  • (i)
  • (iii)
  • (iv)

c.

  • (iii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

d.

  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)

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