What are solar eclipse glasses made of

Quiz: Sun, Moon and Stars

What happens during a solar eclipse? Who was the first person on the moon? Which star lights the way north for us? Test your knowledge of the heavenly bodies!

The answers to the questions can be found below.

Question 1 of 10
What do all the planets in our solar system revolve around?

a) around the moon

b) around the earth

c) around the sun

Question 2 of 10
Which of these statements is true?

a) The moon is the only natural satellite on earth.

b) The moon does not change its position in space.

c) The sun is a natural satellite of the moon.

Question 3 of 10
How long does the moon take to turn once around the earth?

a) one day

b) one month

c) one year

Question 4 of 10
What are stars made of?

a) from hot gas

b) from earth and water

c) from rubble and rubble

Question 5 of 10
Do you know the Latin name for the moon?

a) Helios

b) Luna

c) Sol

Question 6 of 10
Why can we even see the moon?

a) The moon is illuminated by the light of the earth.

b) It reflects the sunlight to the earth.

c) Its gases glow by themselves.

Question 7 of 10
Which star lights the way north for us?

a) the fixed star

b) the North Star

c) Neptune

Question 8 of 10
Do you know which constellation the North Star belongs to?

a) Little bear

b) Orion

c) balance

Question 9 of 10
When did the sun and our solar system arise?

a) about 300,000 years ago

b) about 3.7 million years ago

c) about 4.6 billion years ago

Question 10 of 10
What happens during a solar eclipse?

a) The moon casts a shadow on the earth.

b) The sun shows its unlit side.

c) A huge gas cloud pushes in front of the sun.

Attention resolution!

Here are the answers to the review:

Question 1 of 10
What do all the planets in our solar system revolve around?

a) around the moon ❌

b) around the earth ❌

c) around the sun ✔️

The sun is at the center of our solar system. The earth and all other planets move on circular orbits around the sun.

Question 2 of 10
Which of these statements is true?

a) The moon is the only natural satellite on earth. ✔️

b) The moon does not change its position in space. ❌

c) The sun is a natural satellite of the moon. ❌

In addition to the moon as a natural satellite, there are also many artificial satellites, for example GPS satellites for determining positions and locations.

Question 3 of 10
How long does the moon take to turn once around the earth?

a) one day ❌

b) one month ✔️

c) one year ❌

The moon circles the earth once a month. The larger earth attracts him and keeps him on his path. The moon also attracts the earth. This creates the tides (ebb and flow) of the seas.

Question 4 of 10
What are stars made of?

a) from hot gas ✔️

b) from earth and water ❌

c) from rubble and rubble ❌

Our sun, like all other stars, consists of hot gas. It is around 5,500 ° C hot on its surface.

Question 5 of 10
Do you know the Latin name for the moon?

a) Helios ❌

b) Luna ✔️

c) Sol ❌

Luna is the Latin name for the moon, Helios is the Greek name for the sun and Sol is the Latin name for the sun.

Question 6 of 10
Why can we even see the moon?

a) The moon is illuminated by the light of the earth. ❌

b) It reflects the sunlight to the earth. ✔️

c) Its gases glow by themselves. ❌

The moon does not shine by itself. It is illuminated by the sun and reflects the light to the earth so that we can see it on our planet.

Question 7 of 10
Which star lights the way north for us?

a) the fixed star ❌

b) the Pole Star ✔️

c) Neptune ❌

Right in the north, the North Star lights the way for us. It is 430 light years from Earth and five times the size of the Sun. Put a lemon next to a soccer ball and you can imagine how big the Pole Star is compared to the sun.

Question 8 of 10
Do you know which constellation the North Star belongs to?

a) Little bear ✔️

b) Orion ❌

c) balance ❌

The constellation is often referred to as a little wagon, as the arrangement of the stars looks like a cart with a drawbar.

Question 9 of 10
When did the sun and our solar system arise?

a) about 300,000 years ago ❌

b) about 3.7 million years ago ❌

c) about 4.6 billion years ago ✔️

The sun and our solar system emerged from a cloud of gas and dust at the same time.

Question 10 of 10
What happens during a solar eclipse?

a) The moon casts a shadow on the earth. ✔️

b) The sun shows its unlit side. ❌

c) A huge gas cloud pushes itself in front of the sun. ❌

During a solar eclipse, the sun, moon and earth are in a line. The moon moves in front of the sun when viewed from the earth. In a total solar eclipse, the sun is completely covered by the moon.

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