Earth, Sun & Moon Worksheet-2
(A) 3,48,400 km (B) 3,88,400 km (C) 3,84,400 km
(A) New moon (B) Full moon (C) Gibbous
(A) Saturn 5 (B) Titan 23G (C) Ariane 5
(A) Weather satellites
(B) Astronomy satellites
(C) Navigation satellites
(A) The Moon comes between the Sun and the Earth and blocks the sunlight from reaching the Earth
(B) The Earth comes between the Sun and the Moon and blocks the sunlight from reaching the Moon
(C) None of these
(A) Sunita Williams
(B) Kalpana Chawla
(C) Jerrie Cobb
Multiple Choice Questions (with more than one option):
(A) Mercury (B) Venus (C) Earth
(D) Mars (E) Jupiter
(A) Neil Armstrong
(B) Edwin Aldrin
(C) Richard R. Ronald
(D) Jeffrey Ashby
(E) Michael Collins
a. Planets are far away from each other.
b. There is a blanket of water around the Earth which protects us from harmful ultraviolet rays.
c. Crust is made up of rocks.
d. Crust lies below the mantle.
e. Temperature on the surface of the Sun is 6000ºC.
f. Neptune is the largest planet in the solar system.
g. Saturn completes one revolution in 365 days.
h. Mars is also known as “blue planet”.
i. Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin collected samples of rocks to bring back to the Earth.
j. Umbra and penumbra are the two parts of the Earth’s shadow during a lunar eclipse.
k. Kalpana Chawla was the first Indian-born woman to fly in space.
A) New Moon B) Crescent C) Half moon
D) Gibbous E) Full moon
Fill in the blanks:
(19) a. True
(20) (A) New Moon
(C) Half moon
(E) Full moon
(21) astronomer/ astronomers