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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. the highest point on shore that the ocean reaches (occurs when the sun and moon are in line)
  2. Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
  3. 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
  4. either of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator
  5. 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. occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth

6 True/False questions

  1. equinoxone celestial body obscures another


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


  3. eclipseone celestial body obscures another


  4. lunar eclipseoccurs when Earth's shadow falls on the Moon


  5. rotationEarth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun


  6. seasonone of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions


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