Earth, Sun & Moon Worksheet-6

Earth, Sun & Moon Worksheet-6


Multiple-Choice Question:

  1. It is the largest planet in the solar system. Its mass is double the mass of all the planets put together. It is mostly made up of gases, mainly hydrogen. It has the largest number of satellites (more than 60). It takes 12 years to complete one revolution. Identify the planet.

(A) Saturn                   (B) Neptune                (C) Jupiter


  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. How long Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin stayed on the moon?

(A) 1 ½ hours             (B) 2 ½ hours            (C) 2 hours


  1. It is the eighth and the farthest planet of the solar system. It is the fourth largest planet by diameter and third largest by mass. It is also known as “Roman God of the sea.” Identify the planet.

(A) Saturn                   (B) Uranus                  (C) Neptune


  1. ISRO stands for:

(A) International Shuttle Research Organisation

(B) International Space Research Organisation

(C) Indian Space Research Organisation


Multiple Choice Questions (with more than one option):

  1. Mark the element/s that is/are present in mantle.

(A) Iron                        (B) Copper                  (C) Boron

          (D) Sodium                 (E) Magnesium


  1. The rings around the Saturn are made up of:

(A) Water                    (B) Ice                          (C) Soil

          (D) Manures               (E) Rocky particles


  1. Mark the outer planets (also known as gas giants).

(A) Jupiter                  (B) Saturn                   (C) Uranus

          (D) Mars                      (E) Neptune


  1. True/False:

a.    Earth is the third planet in our solar system.

b.    Core is divided into two segments: inner core and outer core.

c.     The inner part of the core of the Earth is solid.

d.    Upper part of the mantle is made up of molten rocks.

e.    Solar energy is almost inexhaustible.

f.     Saturn is the only planet known for the existence of life.

g.    Neptune is very much similar to Uranus.

h.    The Moon always shows one side of it to the Earth.

i.     Ground stations on the Earth send and receive signals to and from the artificial satellites.

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


  1. Match the column.


Fill in the blanks:

  1. ___ was the first person to walk on the Moon.


  1. The thin layer of the atmosphere around the Sun is known as _____.


  1. ____ is the hottest and brightest planet of the solar system.


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


Answer Key:

(11)   (C)

(12)  (B)

(13)  (A)

(14)  (C)

(15)  (C)

(16)  (A,E)

(17)  (A,B,E)

(18)  (A,B,C,E

(19)  a. True

b. True

c. True

d. False

e. True

f.  False

g. True

h. True

i. True

j. True

(20) 1-g; 2-a; 3-d; 4-f; 5-c; 6-h; 7-e; 8-b; 9-i

(21)  Neil Armstrong/Neilarmstrong

(22)  Corona

(23)  Venus

(24)  Uranus