8th Grade Science : Earth and Space Science

Study concepts, example questions & explanations for 8th Grade Science

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Earth And Space Science

Roughly, how old is the planet Earth? 

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

Planet Earth is roughly 

Example Question #2 : Earth And Space Science

What orbits the Sun? 

Possible Answers:

The Earth

Both the Earth and the moon

The moon

Neither the Earth or the moon

Correct answer:

The Earth

Explanation:

The Earth orbits the sun. 

Example Question #3 : Earth And Space Science

What orbits the Earth? 

Possible Answers:

The sun

Neither the moon or the sun

The moon

Both the moon and then sun

Correct answer:

The moon

Explanation:

The moon orbits the Earth.

Example Question #4 : Earth And Space Science

Select the option that is an example of a renewable energy source. 

Possible Answers:

Coal 

Wind

Petroleum

Natural gas

Correct answer:

Wind

Explanation:

Renewable energy sources are sources of energy that are naturally replaced or energy sources that won't run out.  

Wind is the only example of an energy source that won't run out and is the correct answer. 

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