Earth Science 10/3/14

Is this your test? Login to manage it. If not, you can make a test just like it.

1.
1 point
A complete rotation of Earth takes one ________.
2.
1 point
The spinning of Earth on its axis is called ___________.
3.
1 point
There are _______ time zones on Earth.
4.
1 point
The path that a body follows as it travels around another body in space is an ____________.
5.
1 point
The __________ are caused by the tilt of the Earth on its axis.
6.
1 point
A ____ is used to keep track of days and months.
7.
1 point
Who were the first people to create a calendar based on the solar year?
8.
1 point
________ is when the sun is at its highest point in the day.
9.
1 point
Each complete revolution of Earth around the sun takes about
10.
1 point
The point in a planet's orbit when it is farthest from the sun is called its ___________.
11.
1 point
A __________ is about 1/12th of a year.
12.
1 point
Earth's orbit is in the shape of an _____________.
13.
1 point
Each rotation of earth on its axis takes
14.
1 point
It takes 365 and 1/4 days for the Earth to make one trip around the
15.
1 point
The side of Earth facing the sun at any given time experiences ___________.
16.
1 point
There is more daylight in the winter than in the summer.
17.
1 point
The point in a planet's orbit at which it is closest to the sun is called ___________.
18.
1 point
A ___ year is needed on a calendar to make up for the extra 1/4 day we have each year.
19.
1 point
Today is Sunday.
20.
1 point
The sun appears to set in the __________.
21.
1 point
The sun appears to rise in the __________.
22.
1 point
Earth is tilted 23.5 degrees on its __________.
23.
1 point
A constellation is a :
24.
1 point
The beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere is marked by the __________ _____________.
25.
1 point
The beginning of fall in the Northern Hemisphere is marked by the ________ __________ .