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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System



MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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2015 Spring Release, Science and Technology/Engineering - Grade 5
Download PDF Document Question 12 - Multiple-Choice

Reporting Category: Earth and Space Science
Standard: 14 - Recognize that the earth revolves around (orbits) the sun in a year's time and that the earth rotates on its axis once approximately every 24 hours. Make connections between the rotation of the earth and day/night, and the apparent movement of the sun, moon, and stars across the sky.

 
Jupiter is the largest planet in the solar system. It rotates on its axis once about every 10 hours.
What time period on Earth would be 10 hours long if Earth rotated on its axis once every 10 hours?
 
 
 

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Last Updated: June 19, 2019
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