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Tides
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    A[n] ___________ tide occurs when the sun, Earth, and the moon are inline.

    answer choices

    spring

    high

    low

    neap

  • Question 2
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    Q. What is a difference between spring and neap tides?
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    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 3
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    Q. What type of tides would this arrangement of earth-moon-sun create?
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    neap tide
    spring tide
    new moon tide
    full moon tide
  • Question 4
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    Q. What type of tide would this arrangement of earth-moon-sun create?
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    full moon tide
    new moon tide
    neap tide
    spring tide
  • Question 5
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    Q. What causes tides?
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    gravity
    wind
    spring
    neap
  • Question 6
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    What is a high tide?

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    Sea pulled TOWARD the moon where Earth is CLOSEST to the moon

    Sea pulled AWAY from the moon where Earth is FARTHEST to the moon

    Sea pulled AWAY from the moon where Earth is CLOSEST to the moon

  • Question 7
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    Q. Tides are caused by
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    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 8
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    Q.

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

    answer choices

    high

    low

    none

    spring

  • Question 9
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    Q. The Moon has a greater influence on Earth tides than the Sun because...
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    it is smaller than the Sun
    it revolves around the Earth
    it is closer to the Earth
  • Question 10
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    Q.

    _______are daily changes in ocean water.

    answer choices

    Waters

    Tides

    Colors

    Earths

  • Question 11
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    Q.

    The moon is mainly responsible for the tides on Earth because it is _________ _________.

    answer choices

    much closer

    far away

    behind the sun

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