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7 Written questions

6 Multiple choice questions

  1. one celestial body obscures another
  2. the highest point on shore that the ocean reaches (occurs when the sun and moon are in line)
  3. occurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth
  4. a single complete turn (axial or orbital)
  5. one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
  6. 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

6 True/False questions

  1. full moonmoon 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

          

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

          

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

          

  4. 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

          

  5. lunar eclipseoccurs when the Moon passes directly between the Sun and Earth and casts a shadow over part of Earth

          

  6. annular eclipseoccurs when Earth's shadow falls on the Moon