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7 Written Questions

6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the lowest point on shore that the ocean reaches (occurs when the sun and moon are not in line)
  2. the center around which something rotates
  3. is the difference in height between successive high and low tides
  4. one celestial body obscures another
  5. 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. moon 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

6 True/False Questions

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

          

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

          

  3. waning(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases

          

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

          

  5. revolutionEarth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun

          

  6. rotationa single complete turn (axial or orbital)

          

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