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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. only a thin outer disk of the sun can be seen
  2. either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator
  3. a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
  4. a tide with the least difference between high and low tide that occurs when the sun and moon pull at right angles to each other
  5. either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plane of the earth's equator and day and night are of equal length
  6. the tide with the greatest difference between consecutive low and high tides

6 True/False questions

  1. waxing(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases

          

  2. high tidethe highest point on shore that the ocean reaches (occurs when the sun and moon are in line)

          

  3. lunar eclipseoccurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth

          

  4. low tidethe highest point on shore that the ocean reaches (occurs when the sun and moon are in line)

          

  5. eclipseone celestial body obscures another

          

  6. tidal rangeis the difference in height between successive high and low tides

          

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