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

Which of the following is not caused by the Moon?

  • Solar eclipses
  • Tides
  • Slowing down of the Earth’s rotation
  • Lunar eclipses

ай 2017 University of Iowa