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6 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. occurs when Earth's shadow falls on the Moon
  2. 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
  3. a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
  4. one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
  5. only a thin outer disk of the sun can be seen
  6. occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth

6 True/False Questions

  1. revolutionEarth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

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

          

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