The Moon Revision Questions

Here is a video I made about the Apollo Missions












1. What is the diameter of the Moon?


2. What is the average distance to the Moon?


3. What is the strength of the Moon’s Gravity?


4. Why do we only see one side of the Moon?


5. What is the Moon’s rotational period?


6. What is the Moon’s orbital period?


7. What is the Lunar Cycle?


8. Why is the Lunar Month 2.2 days longer than the Moon’s orbital period?

9. How and when did we first see the far side of the moon.


10. Who were the first humans to see the far side of the moon directly?


11. Describe the Lunar landscape.


12. Why do we think the highland regions are older than the Lunar seas?


13. What were the objectives of NASA’s Apollo Programme?


14. Who put the first men on the moon?


15. What went wrong with Apollo 1?


16. Describe the Apollo 11 mission.


17. How many Humans have walked on the moon.


18. How were ALSEPS powered?


19. What did the ALSEPS do?


20. Describe 4 hypotheses for the for the formation of the Moon 4.5 billion years ago.


21. Give 3 pieces of evidence to support the Giant Impact Hypothesis.