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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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
  2. is the difference in height between successive high and low tides
  3. 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
  4. one celestial body obscures another
  5. we see all of lit side, phase that occurs when all of the Moon's surface facing Earth reflects light
  6. one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions

6 True/False questions

  1. axisthe center around which something rotates


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


  3. equinoxeither 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


  4. rotationEarth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun


  5. solar eclipseoccurs when Earth's shadow falls on the Moon


  6. waxing(of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon increases