Moon Phases and Tides
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. How does the Moon move around the Earth?
    answer choices
    The Moon revolves around the Earth
    The Moon revolves around the Sun
    The Moon revolves around the Earth and rotates on it’s axis at the same rate
    The Moon revolves around the Sun and rotates around the Earth at the same rate
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. How long does it take the Moon to move around the Earth?
    answer choices
    29.5 days
    27.5 days
    23.5 days
    30 days
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. How long is the lunar cycle?
    answer choices
    29.5 days
    23.5 days
    27.5 days
    Answer not shown
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Why do we see phases of the Moon?
    answer choices
    Changing angles of the Earth, Moon, and Sun 
    Moon’s revolution around the Earth
    The views of light and dark on the Moon as visible from Earth
    All answer choices are correct
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Name this phase
    answer choices
    New Moon
    First Quarter
    Last Quarter
    Full Moon
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Name this phase
    answer choices
    Waxing Crescent
    Waxing Gibbous
    Waning Crescent
    Waning Gibbous
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Name this phase
    answer choices
    Waxing Crescent
    Waxing Gibbous
    Waning Crescent
    Waning Gibbous
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Name this phase
    answer choices
    Waxing Gibbous
    First Quarter
    Waning Gibbous
    Last Quarter
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. How does the position of the Moon and Sun affect the tides?
    answer choices
    The Moon has a strong gravitational pull on the Earth
    The Sun has a weak gravitational pull on the Earth
    The Moon and Sun have the same gravitational pull on the Earth
    Moon has a strong pull / Sun has a weak pull
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Which tide occurs during the Full or New Moon phase?
    answer choices
    Spring Tide
    Neap Tide
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Which tide occurs during the Full or New Moon phase?
    answer choices
    Lower high tides
    Highest high tides
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Which tide occurs during the quarter Moon phases?
    answer choices
    Spring Tide
    Neap Tide
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Which tide occurs during the quarter Moon phases?
    answer choices
    Highest high tide
    Lower high tide
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Which Sun, Earth, Moon alignment will produce the highest tides due to tidal forces (gravity)?
    answer choices
    Picture 1
    Picture 2
    neither alignment produces highest tides
    both alignments produce equally high tides
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Based on the graph below, how many high and low tides occur each 24 hours in Galveston, TX?
    answer choices
    1 high and 1 low
    2 high and 2 low
    2 high and 1 low
    2 high and 2 low
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. The in the graph below that is highlighted in red was observed, the data to the right in blue is predicted. Which data is interpolated and which is extrapolated? 
    answer choices
    Red is interpolated and blue is extrapolated
    Red is extrapolated and blue is interpolated
    Both red and blue are interpolated
    Both red and blue are extrapolated
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. What lunar phase occurred on July 4th 1776?
    answer choices
    Waxing crescent
    Waxing gibbous
    Waning crescent
    Waning gibbous
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. A student begins keeping a moon journal each night for science class. The first night of recording is a Last Quarter moon. What is the next phase visible that the student documents in their journal?
    answer choices
    Waxing crescent moon
    Waning crescent moon
    Waxing gibbous moon
    Waning gibbous moon
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. A student builds a model of the Sun, Earth, Moon system. In which position should the student place a flashlight to represent the Sun in the model?
    answer choices
    1
    2
    3
    4
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. A student creates a bar graph of the intensity of moonlight for a whole month. If days 13 and 14 have the greatest light intensity, what day(s) would be the New Moon phase?
    answer choices
    1
    8
    15
    23
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