General Science-Moon [NSTSE (National Science Talent Search Exam- Unified Council) Class 5]: Questions 1 - 4 of 54

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Question 1

Question

MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Full.

b.

New.

c.

At the first quarter.

d.

At the third quarter.

Question 2

Question

MCQ▾

Which of the following statements is true about the moon?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

The moon is a planet

b.

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

c.

The moon moves around the sun.

d.

The moon gives off its own light.

Question 3

Question

MCQ▾

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

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.

None of the above

Question 4

Question

Match List-Ⅰ List-Ⅱ▾

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 facing the earth.

(i)

First Quarter

(B)

The part that is lit up is slowly getting bigger.

(ii)

Last Quarter

(C)

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

(iii)

Full Moon

(D)

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

(iv)

New Moon

Choices

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

a.

  • (i)
  • (iv)
  • (iii)
  • (ii)

b.

  • (iii)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)
  • (i)

c.

  • (iv)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iii)

d.

  • (iii)
  • (i)
  • (ii)
  • (iv)

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