Earth, Sun & Moon Worksheet-8

Earth, Sun & Moon Worksheet-8


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. The reason behind the different phases of the Moon is:

(A) Rotation of the Moon about its own axis

(B) Revolution of the Moon around the Earth

(C) Revolution of earth around the sun


  1. Apollo 11 was launced from ____ at Florida, USA on:

(A) Kentville Space Center, 1969

(B) Kennedy Shuttle Center, 1968

(C) Kennedy Space Center, 1969


  1. The man-made object that revolves around the Earth is known as:

(A) Artificial satellite

(B) Natural satellite

(C) Space shuttle


  1. What do you mean by Lunar Eclipse?

(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) The sun comes between the earth and the sun


  1. NASA stands for:

(A) National Aeronautics and Space Administration

(B) National Aerodynamics and Space Administration

(C) National Aerodynamics and Shuttle Administration


Multiple Choice Questions (with more than one option):

  1. The Sun is mainly made up of:

(A) Hydrogen             (B) Boron                    (C) Oxygen

       (D) Nitrogen               (E) Helium


  1. Mark the dwarf planets.

(A) Ceres                     (B) Mercury              (C) Jupiter

       (D) Pluto                      (E) 2003 UB313 (Xena)


  1. True/False:

a.       The celestial bodies form a part of earth’s atmosphere.

b.     Saturn is seventh planet in our solar system.

c.      Continents and oceans are present in the mantle.

d.     Factors such as air, food, water etc which are essential for life are present in the crust.

e.      Lower part of the mantle is made up of solid rocks.

f.       A day on Mercury is as long as almost two months on the Earth.

g.      Uranus has more than 60 natural satellites.

h.     Neptune has one natural satellite.

i.       Edwin Aldrin was the first person to walk on the Moon.

j.       Lunar eclipse may be partial or total.

K.     Solar eclipses lasts for very long duration.


Miscellaneous Questions:

  1. Identify and write the name of different layers of the Earth.


Fill in the blanks:

  1. The branch of science that deals with the study of celestial bodies is known as____.


  1. Planet/s ___ around the Sun.


  1. ___ is the only natural satellite of the earth.


  1. ____ is the India’s first spacecraft launched to the Moon by ISRO in October 2008.


Answer Key:

(11)   (B)

(12)  (C)

(13)  (A)

(14)  (B)

(15)  (A)

(16)  (A,E,)

(17)  (A,D,E)

(18)  a. False

          b. False

          c. False

          d. True

          e. False

          f.  True

          g. False

          h. True

          i. False

          j. True

          k. False

(19)  (A) Crust; (B) Mantle; (C) Outer core; (D) Inner core

(20) Astronomy

(21)  revolves/revolve

(22)  Moon

(23)  Chandrayaan-1