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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. one celestial body obscures another
  2. (of the moon) pertaining to the period during which the visible surface of the moon decreases
  3. one of the natural periods into which the year is divided by the equinoxes and solstices or atmospheric conditions
  4. 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
  5. only a thin outer disk of the sun can be seen
  6. a single complete turn (axial or orbital)

6 True/False questions

  1. low tideeither of the two times of the year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator

          

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

          

  3. new moonwe see all of lit side, phase that occurs when all of the Moon's surface facing Earth reflects light

          

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

          

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

          

  6. revolutiona single complete turn (axial or orbital)