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During which two lunar phases do Spring Tides occur?
a) New Moon and First Quarter b) First Quarter and Full Moon c) New Moon and Full Moon d) Full Moon and Third Quarter
What kind of tide would occur if the Sun, Moon, and Earth were positioned like this?
a) Mixed Tide b) Spring Tide c) Diurnal Tide d) Neap Tide
Which of the following effect ocean tides?
a) Earth and Moon b) Moon and Stars c) Sun and Moon d) Earth and Sun
During which two lunar phases do Neap Tides occur?
a) First Quarter and New Moon b) First Quarter and Third Quarter c) New Moon and Full Moon d) Third Quarter and Full Moon
What kind of tide would occur if the Sun, Moon, and Earth were positioned like this?
a) Neap Tide b) Spring Tide c) Diurnal Tide d) Mixed Tide
Why does the ocean cover different amount of the beach at different times of the day?
a) Because Earth Wobbles as it rotates, causing the ocean to rise and fall. b) Because the sand is able to absorb more water as temperature increases, lowering the ocean level. c) Because ocean currents change, adding sand to and removing sand from the beach. d) Because the Moon's gravity pull the ocean, causing it to rise and fall.
This image shows a Spring Tide. What phase is the moon in?
a) New Moon b) First Quarter c) Full Moon d) Waxing Crescent
What has the greatest effect on ocean tides?
a) Moon b) Earth c) Sun d) Milky Way Galaxy
Which tide would you expect to be the strongest?
a) Neap Tide b) Spring Tide c) Diurnal Tide d) Mixed Tide
The Moon has a greater effect on ocean tides than the Sun because the Moon is ...
a) Smaller b) Brighter c) Heavier d) Closer to Earth
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