Lunar Quiz

Approximately what is the rotation period of the moon?

  • 1 year
  • 6 months
  • 1 monthа
  • 1 day

How was the moon formed?

  • Captured by Earth's gravitational field
  • From a collision with a Mars sized object and Earthа
  • Simultaneously with Earth
  • Fission of the Moon from Earth's crust through centrifugal force
  • Scientists still do not know

What is the moon made out of?

  • Carbon compounds
  • Calcium
  • Silica
  • Cheese

Which side of the moon has more craters?

  • Towards the Earth
  • Away from the Earthа
  • The side leading its orbit
  • Impossible to tell due to erosion

What types of features are NOT seen on the moon?

  • Plate tectonics
  • Lava fields
  • Craters
  • Cliffs
  • All are seen on the Moon

Discuss each question with your team. Be prepared to explain the reasoning behind your team's answers after the quiz.

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