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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. one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
  4. 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
  5. (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases
  6. the center around which something rotates

6 True/False questions

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

          

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

          

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

          

  4. 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

          

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

          

  6. 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