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Question 1

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What is a Satellite?
Answer
  • An electronic piece of equipment sent into space for things like GPS signal
  • Something which orbits around a planet
  • A Moon

Question 2

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What is the Moon?
Answer
  • A Natural Satellite
  • An Organic Satellite
  • A Man-made Satellite

Question 3

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How long does it take the Moon to orbit the Earth?
Answer
  • 24 Days
  • 28 Days
  • 1 Year
  • 24 Hours (1 Day)

Question 4

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What direction does the Moon turn on its axis?
Answer
  • Anti-clockwise
  • Clockwise

Question 5

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What keeps the Moon in orbit around the Earth?
Answer
  • Gravity
  • Air pressure
  • Force from Mars

Question 6

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The heavier an object, the...
Answer
  • Bigger it is.
  • The faster it rotates
  • The stronger the force of Gravity

Question 7

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The further the distance between objects...
Answer
  • The smaller they are
  • The weaker the gravitational attraction
  • The faster they spin

Question 8

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Uses for artificial sattelites:
Answer
  • Communication and Navigation
  • Decoration
  • Monitoring Weather
  • Collecting Solar Energy from Sun
  • Observing the Earth
  • Exploring the Solar System