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The Moon

Earth's natural satellite shines in the night sky. How much do you know about it?


 

Quiz ID:#19551
Fun:*** (2.48)
Difficulty:** (1.81)
Category:Science > Astronomy
Created By:dswilborn*

 

 

 



#1   The Earth's moon is the fifth largest moon in the Solar System.




#2   What is the Moon's Latin name?






#3   The Moon is in synchronous rotation. What does that mean?





#4   The far side of the Moon is always dark.




#5   What are lunar maria?





#6   How many men travelled from the Earth to the Moon in the 20th century?






#7   A lunar eclipse occurs when the Earth is between the Sun and the Moon.




#8   During the Apollo missions, how many moon rocks were brought back to Earth?






#9   The full moon comes after the first quarter and before the third quarter.




#10   The term "gibbous" refers to the Moon's phases when the Moon is more than half illuminated.




 

 


   



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