Days, Seasons and Year January 5, 2021January 5, 2021 KritiDays, Seasons and Year 0 Comment Tags: days, generalknowledge, seasons, summer, winter, year 6 Created on January 05, 2021 By Kriti Days and Seasons Days, seasons and years are all based on the movement of Earth while orbiting the Sun. The Earth also spins on its axis once every day so one half is in shadow (night) whilst the other half receives the light of the Sun. Many people enjoy the beauty of sunrise and sunset and the changing seasons without ever thinking of how they are caused. You will know from science lessons that the Sun does not really 'rise' or 'set' in the sky. It appears that the Sun orbits the earth but it's actually the other way round. 1 / 17 What is the spinning of planets, on its axis called? Revolution Rotation Axis 2 / 17 What is the time it takes a planet to complete one full rotation on its axis? Month Day Year 3 / 17 Which of the following causes the seasons to change? The Earth's tilt on its axis The moon The Earth's rotation 4 / 17 How long does it take the Earth to rotate once on its axis? 30 Days 24 hours 365 days 5 / 17 What is the time it takes Earth to complete a full revolution around the sun? Month Day Year 6 / 17 What is it called when the sunlight shines equally on the Southern and Northern Hemispheres? Equinox Solstice Day 7 / 17 What causes day and night? The Earth orbits the Sun The Earth rotates on its axis The Sun moves around the Earth 8 / 17 We know Earth's axis is tilted but what exactly is the angle of Earth's tilt on its axis? 22.5 degrees 23.5 degrees 24.5 degrees 9 / 17 The seasons in the Northern Hemisphere are the opposite of those in the Southern Hemisphere. This means that in Argentina and Australia, winter begins in _________. December January June 10 / 17 If it is winter in the Northern Hemisphere, what season is it in the Southern Hemisphere? Spring Summer Winter 11 / 17 What is it called when the sunlight reaches more of one hemisphere than the other? Solstice Equinox Year 12 / 17 Earth's temperature and hours of daylight stay the most constant at the ____________. North Pole South Pole Equator 13 / 17 Night time is longest on Earth during which season? Summer Winter Monsoon 14 / 17 Daylight on Earth is longest during which season? Summer Winter Monsoon 15 / 17 The Earth's tilt and revolution causes seasons. Correct Incorrect 16 / 17 The rotation of Earth is not responsible for day and night. Correct Incorrect 17 / 17 It is hotter at the equator than at the poles because the direct rays hit the equator all year. True False Your score is The average score is 62% LinkedIn Facebook Twitter 0% Restart quiz Post navigation Previous page Previous post: Animal ClassificationNext page Next post: Plant Reproduction Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.