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What is the distance from the equator to a point on a parallel?
a) longitude b) latitude c) perigee d) apogee
What is the distance from the prime meridian east or west?
a) longitude b) latitude c) perigee d) apogee
If you are located at 20 degrees North, the sun will appear directly overhead
a) never b) once a year c) twice a year d) four times a year
If you are located at 40 degrees South, the sun will appear directly overhead
a) never b) once a year c) twice a year d) four times a year
If the Sun is appearing directly overhead it is the
a) summer or winter solstice b) autumnal or spring equinox c) solstice or equinox d) The Sun is never directly overhead.
A lunar eclipse can only occur during which moon phase?
a) full b) new c) first quarter d) last quarter
A total solar eclipse can only occur during which moon phase?
a) full b) new c) first quarter d) last quarter
People in the * will observe a partial eclipse, while those in the ** will observe a total eclipse.
a) umbra, penumbra b) penumbra, umbra c) Everybody sees the same kind of eclipse. d) apogee, perigee
Unusually high and low tides occur during the * moon phases and are called ** tides.
a) quarter, spring b) quarter, neap c) full and new, spring d) full and new, neap
The moon is closest to Earth at * and farthest from Earth at **.
a) perigee, apogee b) apogee, perigee c) the moon remains a constant distance from Earth d) equinox, solstice
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