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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. is the difference in height between successive high and low tides
  2. the tide with the greatest difference between consecutive low and high tides
  3. occurs when Earth's shadow falls on the Moon
  4. either 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
  5. occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth
  6. the center around which something rotates

6 True/False questions

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

          

  2. eclipsethe center around which something rotates

          

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

          

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

          

  6. solsticeeither of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator