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Section A: Multiple Choice Questions

Q1: What is the primary cause of day and night on Earth?
(a)
Rotation of the Earth on its axis
(b) Revolution of the Earth around the Sun
(c) Lunar phases
(d) Gravitational pull

Q2: Which of the following statements is true regarding day and night?
(a)
The Sun moves around the Earth.
(b) Day and night occur simultaneously worldwide.
(c) Day and night occur due to the rotation of the Moon.
(d) Different parts of the Earth experience day and night at the same time.

Q3: Why does the Sun appear to rise in the east and set in the west?
(a)
The Sun orbits the Earth in an east-to-west direction.
(b) The Earth rotates from west to east.
(c) The Sun moves faster than the Earth's rotation.
(d) The Sun is stationary, and the Earth revolves around it.

Q4: What is the approximate duration of one complete rotation of the Earth?
(a)
12 hours
(b) 24 hours
(c) 30 days
(d) 365 days

Q5: Which of the following latitudes experiences the longest duration of daylight during the summer solstice?
(a)
Equator
(b) Tropic of Cancer
(c) Arctic Circle
(d) South Pole

Q6: What happens during the winter solstice in the Southern Hemisphere?
(a) 
The Southern Hemisphere experiences longer days and shorter nights.
(b) The Southern Hemisphere experiences shorter days and longer nights.
(c) The Southern Hemisphere experiences equal day and night durations.
(d) The Southern Hemisphere experiences no day or night during this time.

Q7: Which of the following factors does NOT influence the length of a day and night cycle?
(a) 
Earth's rotation speed
(b) Earth's distance from the Sun
(c) Earth's axial tilt
(d) Earth's revolution around the Moon

Q8: What is the term used to describe the exact moment when the Sun is at its highest point in the sky?
(a)
Midnight
(b) Noon
(c) Sunset
(d) Sunrise

Q9: Which celestial body plays a significant role in causing tides on Earth?
(a) 
Moon
(b) Sun
(c) Mars
(d) Venus

Q10: What would happen if the Earth stopped rotating on its axis?
(a)
The duration of a day would become longer.
(b) The duration of a day would become shorter.
(c) There would be no day or night cycle.
(d) The Earth's orbit would be disrupted.

Section B: Fill in the Blanks

Q1: The primary cause of day and night on Earth is the __________ of the Earth on its axis.

Q2: Different parts of the Earth experience day and night at the same time due to the __________ of the Earth.

Q3: The Earth rotates from __________ to __________.

Q4: If the Earth stopped rotating on its axis, there would be __________.

Q5: The term used to describe the exact moment when the Sun is at its highest point in the sky is __________.

Section C: True or False

Q1: The Sun moves around the Earth.

Q2: Day and night occur simultaneously worldwide.

Section D: Match the Columns

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