Chapter 6Multiple choice test
Chapter6 Gravity and spaceSoW ref9J Gravity and space
NameClassTeacherThere is only one correct answer to each question. Tick (
) the box next to the answerthat you think is right.1
What are the correct units for mass and weight?
What is gravity?
a force that attracts us to the centre of the Earth
a force that attracts us to the surface of the Earth
friction between our feet and the ground
a property that only the Earth has
Why do the Sun and the Moon look the same size?
everything that is thousands of miles away looks the same size
they are both the same size
they both give out light, so that’s how we see them
the moon is much smaller, but also much nearer to us
Which answer best describes how rockets move upwards?
the burning fuel makes them move, like in a car
the gases that shoot out push the rocket upwards
they ride in the shock wave from an explosion
very hot air under them makes them rise quickly
The first man to set foot on the Moon was the US astronaut Neil Armstrong. In what year did this happen?
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