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Tides

How much do you know about tides?Enjoy! 10 Questions.

 
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Tides are mostly caused by...?

  • The spinning of the Earth
  • The orbiting of the Earth around the Sun
  • The Moon's pull of gravity on the Earth
  • The Sun's pull of gravity on the Earth

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What are tides?

  • They are the periodic rising and falling of Earth's atmosphere
  • They are the periodic rising and falling of Earth's landmasses
  • They are the periodic rising and falling of Earth's water
  • Tides are a form of wave

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How many tides occur during a 24-hour period?

  • 6
  • 12
  • 18
  • 24

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What kinds of tides occur when the Moon is aligned with the Sun?

  • Spring tides
  • Neap tides
  • No tides occur
  • Both tides occur

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What kinds of tides occur when the Moon is not aligned with the Sun?

  • Spring tides
  • Neap tides
  • Both kinds of tides
  • Neither kind of tide

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During what phases of the Moon do neap tides occur?

  • Full and new Moons
  • Waxing and waning crescent Moons
  • First and last quarter Moons
  • Waxing and waning gibbous Moons

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During what phases of the Moon do spring tides occur?

  • Full and new Moons
  • Waxing and waning crescent Moons
  • First and fourth quarter Moons
  • Waxing and waning gibbous Moons

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In what location is the Sun with regards to the Moon during neap tides?

  • 360 degrees
  • 180 degrees
  • 90 degrees
  • 45 degrees

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For spring tides, what must be the angular alignment between the Earth, Sun and Moon?

  • 45 degrees
  • 90 degrees
  • 180 degrees
  • 360 degrees

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What type of ocean motion is influenced by the Moon and the Sun?

  • Density currents
  • Surface currents
  • Waves
  • Tides

 

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