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  • Question 1
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Tides are caused by what force from the sun and moon?

    answer choices

    gravitational

    strong

    tidal force

    armed forces

  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q.

    As the moon revolves around the earth, the water follows the motion and causes...

    answer choices

    sea levels

    waves and currents

    moon phases

    high tides and low tides

  • Question 3
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Spring tides have the largest tidal ranges because...

    answer choices

    the earth, moon, and sun are aligned for greater gravitational force.

    the moon has the strongest gravitational force.

    the sun has the most gravitational force.

    none of the above

  • Question 4
    45 seconds
    Q.

    During neap tides, the gravitational effects of the sun and moon ______________ together.

    answer choices

    do not add

    are added

    increase

    don't change

  • Question 5
    45 seconds
    Q.

    High tides and low tides each happen _____ times per day.

    answer choices

    4

    2

    1

    24

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Neap tides happen at _________ and _________ phases of the moon.

    answer choices

    first quarter and new moon

    last quarter and full moon

    waxing and waning

    1st quarter and 3rd quarter

  • Question 7
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Which of the following greatly contribute to high tides?

    answer choices

    earth's gravitational pull on moon

    sun's gravitational pull on moon

    sun's gravitational pull on earth

    moon's gravitational pull on earth

  • Question 8
    45 seconds
    Q.

    Janis lives near the ocean. What observations can Janis make about the moon's phases that she can relate to the ocean's tides?

    answer choices

    that the moon phases effect high tides and low tides

    the moon does not affect the tides

    waxing and waning crescents affect the tides

    only new moon and full moon affect the tides

  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q.

    During a neap tide, the sun, moon, and earth are at a ___________ angle.

    answer choices

    360 degree

    23.5 degree

    45 degree

    90 degree

  • Question 10
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What type of tide is evident when the moon is in the full moon phase?

    answer choices

    high tide

    low tide

    spring tide

    neap tide

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