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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:*** (2.5)
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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