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BellRinger TEST

Multiple Choice
Identify the letter of the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 1. 

Stars form patterns known as constellations. People on Earth have given the constellations names. The table below lists the constellations that cvan be seen throughout the year in the Northern and Southern hemisphere.

Season
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Winter
Orion
Scorpius
Spring
Leo
Pegasus
Summer
Scorpius
Orion
Fall
Pegasus
Leo

What can you conclude from this table?
a.
The constellations that appear depend on the time of night
c.
Different constellations form the same pattern of stars in the sky.
b.
The constelations that appear depend on the season of the year.
d.
Some constellations appear only in the Northern Hemisphere and others appear only in the Southern Hemisphere.
 

 2. 

If you look up at the night sky long enough, the stars will appear to move acrosss the sky. What is responsible for making the stars appear to move across the sky at night?

a.
Earth’s revolution.
c.
Earth’s position in its orbit.
b.
Earth’s rotation on its axis.
d.
Earth’s distance from the sun.
 

 3. 

Jacob is doing a report on the galaxy in which Earth is found. Which of the following is the galaxy that Jacob should research for his report?
a.
Andromeda
c.
Maffei 1
b.
Milky Way
d.
Ursa Minor
 



 
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