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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. one celestial body obscures another
  2. the lowest point on shore that the ocean reaches (occurs when the sun and moon are not in line)
  3. the center around which something rotates
  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. Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
  6. (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases

6 True/False questions

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

          

  2. annular eclipseonly a thin outer disk of the sun can be seen

          

  3. rotationa single complete turn (axial or orbital)

          

  4. solsticethe lowest point on shore that the ocean reaches (occurs when the sun and moon are not in line)

          

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

          

  6. new moonmoon phase that occurs when the Moon is between Earth and the Sun, at which point the Moon cannot be seen because its lighted half is facing the Sun and its dark side faces Earth

          

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