100+ The Moon Quiz Questions and Answers Pdf - 1

Question: 1

What do you know about full moon?

When the Earth is in between the Sun and the Moon, the side facing the earth is illuminated. We call this full moon, even though we see only the half hemisphere of the moon at a given point of time.

Question: 2

What is known as the eclipse?

The fact that the Sun or the Moon is shadowed partly or fully is known as the eclipse. If the Moon is shadowed, it is Lunar Eclipse and if the Sun is shadowed it is Solar Eclipse.

Question: 3

Write a short note on rotation of the Moon?

Like the Earth, its satellite the moon also rotates on its own axis. It takes 27.3 days to complete one rotation and also the same 27.3 days to complete one revolution around the earth. Thus the Moon rotates at exactly the same speed as that of revolution around the earth, which means that the same portion of the Moon is always seen from the earth.

Question: 4

When do eclipses occur?

Eclipses occur when either the earth moves behind the Moon’s shadow or the Moon moves behind the earth’s shadow.

Question: 5

The moon looks so bright. Why?

The moon does not produce its own light like the earth and other members of the solar family. But it looks bright because it reflects the light from the Sun.

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