Tides
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  • Question 1
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    Q. How many high tides does a place have each day?
    answer choices
    3
    4
    5
    2
  • Question 2
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    Q. What type of tides would this arrangement of earth-moon-sun create?
    answer choices
    neap tide
    spring tide
    new moon tide
    full moon tide
  • Question 3
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    Q. Wha type of tide would this arrangement of earth-moon-sun create?
    answer choices
    full moon tide
    new moon tide
    neap tide
    spring tide
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Which phase of the moon is represented in this diagram?
    answer choices
    new moon
    first quarter
    full moon
    last quarter/third quarter
  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q. What causes tides?
    answer choices
    gravity
    wind
    spring
    neap
  • Question 6
    60 seconds
    Q. The difference in levels of ocean water at high and low tides is the _________________.
    answer choices
    low tide
    tidal range
    high tide
    slack water
  • Question 7
    60 seconds
    Q. Which body has the greater effect on Earth's tides?
    answer choices
    Sun
    Saturn
    Moon 
    Venus
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. At the same time the sea is drawn to the moon, another tidal bulge takes place on other side of Earth?
    answer choices
    Yes
    No
    Maybe
    I don't know!
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What type of tide will occur at 9:30 a.m.?
    answer choices
    low 
    high 
    none
    high and low
  • Question 10
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    Q. What do we call the small tides that happen when the sun and moon are at right angles to each other?
    answer choices
    Neap Tide
    Spring Tide
    Larger Change
    Smaller Change
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Why does the moon's gravitational pull have more of effect on tides than the sun's gravitational pull?
    answer choices
    they are the same
    the moon is larger than the sun
    tides are not caused by the moon
    the moon is closer to the Earth than the sun
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the darkest inner part of the shadow cone called, where a total eclipse can be viewed.
    answer choices
    Total
    Umbra
    Penumbra
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. For a solar eclipse to occur, what has to happen?
    answer choices
    The sun must be directly between Earth and the moon.
    The moon must be directly between Earth and the Sun.
    Earth must be directly between the Sun and the moon.
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Tides are caused mainly by what?
    answer choices
    Moon’s gravitational pull
    Sun’s gravitational pull
    Earth’s gravitational pull
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