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Happy New Year
Directions:
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1.  What number sentence can be used to find the number of hours for the month of February, 2008?
 A  28 x 24 = 672  B  29 x 24 = 696
 C  30 x 24 = 720  D  31 x 24 = 744

2.  In United States, which of the following cities is the first to celebrate the new year's eve?(i.e. 12:00 AM January 1,2008)


 A  New York  B  St. Louis
 C  Denver  D  Los Angeles

3.  Why do we get days and nights? Select the best answer.


 A  Because my mom turns off the light every evening.
 B  Because the moon comes between the Earth and the Sun.
 C  Because the Earth spins on its own axis.
 D  Because we have 24 hours in a day.

4.  The term Earth rotation refers to the spinning of the Earth on its own axis. How long would it take for the Earth to complete one rotation?


 A  12 hours  B  24 hours
 C  30 days  D  365 days

5.  Around the world, which of the following countries is the first to celebrate the New Year's Eve (i.e. 12:00 AM January 1, 2008)?
 A  France  B  Australia
 C  United States  D  Russia

6.  Approximately how long would it take for the Earth to complete one revolution around the Sun?

 A  One day  B  One hour
 C  One year  D  One month

7.  Julia called her mom from New York at 12:00 AM on January 1, 2008. If her mom is living in Los Angeles, what time did Julia's mom receive the call?
(Hint: Los Angeles is 3 hours behind New York's time)
 A  3:00 AM January 1, 2008  B  12:00 AM January 1, 2008
 C  11:00 PM December 31, 2007  D  9:00 PM December 31, 2007

8.  Approximately how long would it take for the moon to complete one revolution around the Earth?

 A  One month  B  One day
 C  One year  D  One hour

9.  2008 is a leap year. Which of the following years is NOT a leap year?
 A  2020  B  2010
 C  2016  D  2012

10.  Which of the following is TRUE about International Date Line?
 A  Divides the Earth into the Northern and the Southern Hemispheres.
 B  International telephone line.
 C  Imaginary line on the Earth that separates two consecutive calendar days.
 D  Imaginary line that separates Asia and Europe.

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