Earth, Sun & Moon Worksheet-4

Earth, Sun & Moon Worksheet-4


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. Which of the following statement is incorrect?

(A) The moon is made up of rocks and has no air in it

(B) The moon has its own light

(C) The moonlight we see is only the reflected sunlight


  1. The given cycle of different phases of the Moon is known as:

(A) Waxing phase of the Moon

(B) Waning phase of the Moon

(C) None of these


  1. ­­­_______was the first person to step on the Moon.

(A) Neil Armstrong    (B) Yuri Gagarin      (C) Edwin Aldrin


  1. Astronomy satellites:

         (A) Carry telescopes into space

         (B) Helps in weather forecasting

         (C) Send signals for T.V programmes


  1. Which of the following space agency has launched the mission Chandrayaan-I?

(A) RFSA                     (B) ISRO                     (C) NASA


Multiple Choice Questions (with more than one option):

  1. Mark the element/s that is/are present in the outer core of the Earth’s layer.

(A) Iron                      (B) Nickel                    (C) Boron

(D) Copper                 (E) Sulphur


  1. The surface of the Moon is covered with:

(A) Craters                  (B) Mountains            (C) Soil

(D) Water                    (E) Valleys


  1. Communication satellites are used for sending signals for:

(A) Television programmes

(B) Radio programmes

(C) Telephone calls

(D) Weather forecasting

(E) Helps ships and aircraft in finding their way


  1. True/False

a.      Mars is the closest planet to the Sun.

b.      The Earth is like a big ball of fire.

c.      The celestial bodies form a part of our solar system.

d.      Continents and oceans are present in the crust.

e.      The Sun is so big that millions of Earth would fit into it.

f.       Mars is the hottest planet in the solar system.

g.      There are storms and winds on Neptune.

h.      There is no air or water on the moon.

i.       Weather satellites help in weather forecasting.

j.       Umbra and penumbra are the two parts of the Earth’s shadow during a solar eclipse.


  1. Match the column.


Miscellaneous Questions:

  1. Write the name of the planets of the solar system in order.

(A) Mercury                (B) Venus                  (C) Earth

(D) Mars                      (E) Jupiter                 (F) Saturn

(G) Uranus                  (H) Neptune


Fill in the blanks:

  1. Planets revolve around the Sun in a fixed path known as ____.


  1. ____ are the deep holes formed when meteorites crush onto the moon’s surface.


  1. ___ is the second largest planet of the solar system.


Answer Key:

(11)   (B)

(12)  (A)

(13)  (A)

(14)  (A)

(15)  (B)

(16)  (A,B,E)

(17)  (A,B,E)

(18)  (A,B,C)

(19)  a. False

          b. False

          c. True

          d. True

          e. True

          f. False

          g. True

          h. True

          i. True

          j. False

(20) 1-f; 2-e; 3-a; 4-c; 5-b; 6-d

(21)  (A) Mercury; (B) Venus; (C) Earth; (D) Mars; (E) Jupiter; (F) Saturn; (G) Uranus; (H) Neptune

(22)  orbit/orbits

(23)  Crater/Craters

(24)  Saturn