Spring and Neap Tides
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  • Question 1
    45 seconds
    Q.

    A[n] ______________ tide occurs when the sun is at right angles to the line between Earth and the moon.

    answer choices

    high

    neap

    low

    spring

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Differences in the moon's and sun's pull on different sides of the Earth cause _________.
    answer choices
    gravity
    lunar phases
    tides
    dabbing
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A[n] ___________ tide occurs when the sun, Earth, and the moon are in a straight line.

    answer choices

    spring

    high

    low

    neap

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. Changes in the positions of Earth, the moon, and the sun affect the height of high tides during a month. 
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Which body has the greater effect on Earth's tides?

    answer choices

    Sun

    Saturn

    Moon

    Venus

  • Question 6
    45 seconds
    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 7
    45 seconds
    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 8
    60 seconds
    Q. What is a difference between spring and neap tides?
    answer choices
    Spring tides occur when the earth and sun are IN LINE with the new or full moon. 
    Spring tides occur when moon in 3rd or 1st quarter phases
    Spring tides are LOWER than neap tides
    Spring tides occur in Spring and neap tides can occur in any season
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Spring tides occur...
    answer choices
    each hour
    2 times a day
    each month
    twice a month
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. In general, tides occur...
    answer choices
    each hour
    2 times a day
    each month
    twice a month
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Neap tides occur...
    answer choices
    each hour
    2 times a day
    each month
    twice a month
  • Question 12
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Tides are caused by

    answer choices

    strong winds that blow over ocean waters.

    the interaction of Earth, the moon and the sun.

    the shifting of the plates on the ocean floor.

    variations in the salinity of ocean water

  • Question 13
    300 seconds
    Q.

    If tides alternate from high to low and there are two of each type of tide a day, about how many hours will generally be between each different tide?

    answer choices

    2 hours

    6 hours

    12 hours

    24 hours

  • Question 14
    300 seconds
    Q.

    You visited the beach at 12 pm (noon) and it is high tide. If you return 6 hours later what tide will you see?

    answer choices

    high

    low

    none

    spring

  • Question 15
    45 seconds
    Q.

    How long does it take the moon to revolve around the Earth?

    answer choices

    365 days

    27.3 days

    24 days

    29.5 Days

  • Question 16
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Neap tides happen during ___________ and _____________ moons.

    answer choices

    full / new

    1st quarter / 3rd quarter

    waxing gibbous / waning gibbous

    waxing crescent / waning crescent

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