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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases
  4. (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases
  5. is the difference in height between successive high and low tides
  6. only a thin outer disk of the sun can be seen

6 True/False questions

  1. rotationEarth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun

          

  2. spring tidethe tide with the greatest difference between consecutive low and high tides

          

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

          

  4. eclipsethe center around which something rotates

          

  5. revolutiona single complete turn (axial or orbital)

          

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

          

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