While you are waiting, here are some questions about astronomy and space. Try your best to answer them now, before 8:00 PM. When you are finished, please hold on to them. Take these quizzes with you as you go to the activities tonight.
Question Write your answer Leave this in this box blank =========================================================================== | | 1. How large is the Earth compared to | | Jupiter? Is it about | | one-half as massive | | one-tenth as massive | | one-hundredth as massive | | | | | | 2. Are Saturn's rings twice as wide as | | the planet, or three times, or | | five times? | | | | | | 3. Why does the Moon sometimes look | | like a thin crescent? | | | | | | 4. How long does it take the Moon to | | make one rotation around its center? | | | | | | 5. What is the main ingredient of the | | Sun? | | oxygen | | iron | | helium | | hydrogen | | | | | | 6. When there is a "Full Moon", which is | | the right way to arrange things? | | put Earth between Moon and Sun | | put Moon between Earth and Sun | | put Sun between Earth and Moon | | | | | | 7. Which planets have rings? | | | | | | | | 8. The Earth is how large compared to | | the Moon? | | about the same size | | about twice as large | | about four times as large | | about ten times as large | | | | | | | | ==============================================================================