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What phase is considered the first lunar phase in the lunar cycle? (closest to the sun)
a) New Moon
b) Full Moon
c) 1st quarter
d) 3rd quarter

When the light is on the right....
a) the moon is getting big and bright
b) the moon is getting dim and going away
c) the moon is really close
d) the moon is going to fall out of the sky

If the new moon starts the lunar cycle, what is the 3rd lunar phase of the moon?
a) First quarter
b) last quarter
c) 3rd quarter
d) waxing crescent

If the new moon is labeled phase #1, what lunar phase is the waxing gibbous phase?
a) 4
b) 5
c) 2
d) 7

How many moon phases are there in total?
a) 7
b) 8
c) 6
d) 10

If the new moon is the first phase, what is the last phase in the cycle?
a) full moon
b) waning gibbous
c) waxing gibbous
d) 3rd quarter

A waning moon means the moon is....
a) getting smaller
b) getting bigger
c) getting closer
d) farther away

Which moon phase represents a Spring Tide?
a) 1st quarter
b) waxing crescent
c) new moon
d) 3rd quarter

How long is a entire lunar cycle?
a) 7 days
b) 14 days
c) 28 days
d) 60 days

How many days do you see each moon phase in a row?
a) 1 day only
b) 6-7 days
c) 2 months
d) 3-4 days

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