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Earth_____ on an axis.
a) Rotates
b) Revolves
c) Jumps
d) Does the quan

How many days does it take for the moon to rotate?
a) About a month
b) About a week
c) About a day
d) About a year

What type of tide will occur when the Moon orbits Earth and the waters of Earth closest to the Moon bulge outward toward the Moon?
a) High
b) Low
c) Spring
d) Neap

When the Sun and the Moon are at right angles to each other, there is the least difference in the tidal range at the shore; these tides are called ________ tides.
a) Neap
b) Spring
c) Low
d) High

What moon phase occurs after the Full moon?
a) Waxing crescent
b) Waning gibbous
c) New
d) Full

When the moon is between the Sun and Earth, what type of eclipse will occur?
a) Solar
b) Lunar
c) Neap
d) Spring

What is the first phase in the lunar cycle
a) New
b) Full
c) Waxing
d) Quarter

How long does it take for the Earth to rotate?
a) 365 days
b) 24 hours
c) 29 hours
d) 27 days

Earth ____________ around the sun.
a) Rotates
b) Revolves
c) Spins
d) Turns

What kind of tide occurs when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are at right angles to each other?
a) Neap
b) Spring
c) High
d) low

WHich moon phases means that more than half of the sunlit side of the moon is facing Earth?
a) Gibbous
b) Crescent
c) Quarter
d) New

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