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Which of the following is true about the moon?
a) We always see the same side of the moon from Earth
b) The moon changes its shape
c) The moon has its own light
d) Nobody has ever landed on the moon

This is what happens when the Earth comes between the moon and the sun
a) lunar eclipse
b) solar eclipse
c) nothing
d) Earth gets dark

When the moon appears to be getting larger from Earth
a) waxing
b) waning
c) eclipse
d) shadow

Where is the moon's pull the strongest ?
a) the side facing the moon
b) at the North Pole
c) on the sides
d) at the equator

Why doesn't the Sun have as much of an effect on tides as the moon?
a) it is much farther away
b) it is too bright
c) It has no gravity
d) The moon is farther

the planets closer to the sun move _____ than the planets farther away?
a) faster
b) slower
c) the same as
d) across from

This is the amount of time it takes for the Earth to revolve once around the sun
a) about a year
b) about a day
c) about a month
d) about a decade

This is when the moon comes between the Earth and the sun
a) solar eclipse
b) lunar eclipse
c) daylight
d) night time

Spring tides occur at these phases of the moon
a) full moon and new moon
b) first and third quarter
c) new moon and crescent
d) gibbous and crescent

This is the difference in the levels of ocean water at high tide and low tide?
a) tidal range
b) eclipse
c) gravity
d) rotation

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