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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. the center around which something rotates
  2. only a thin outer disk of the sun can be seen
  3. Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
  4. we see all of lit side, phase that occurs when all of the Moon's surface facing Earth reflects light
  5. one celestial body obscures another
  6. 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

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

          

  3. high tidea tide with the least difference between high and low tide that occurs when the sun and moon pull at right angles to each other

          

  4. seasonmoon 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

          

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

          

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