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Earth-Moon-Sun System Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. If the Moon is so much smaller than the Sun, why can it block it out?

Question 2 2. These are unusually weak ocean tides at first or third quarter moon:

Question 3 3. Which of the following of Earth's properties is responsible for daytime and nighttime?

Question 4 4. An eclipse where the Moon is blocked by the Earth's shadow is called what?

Question 5 5. The fact that a lunar eclipse appears blood red is a result of which of the following effects?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following does NOT explain why it is always warm at the Equator?

Question 7 7. Where is the Arctic Circle located?

Question 8 8. Which of the following types of eclipses can be viewed from the most places on Earth?

Question 9 9. An eclipse where the Moon blocks the Sun completely, and is visible from somewhere on the Earth's surface is called what?

Question 10 10. The difference in the strength of gravity between two points on a body is a:

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a factor affecting Earth's seasons and climate?

Question 12 12. These are low tides that are very low and high tides that are very high at full and new moon:

Question 13 13. An eclipse where the Moon blocks the Sun, but this cannot be seen in full from the Earth's surface is called what?

Question 14 14. Spring tides occur because of:

Question 15 15. Which of the following is incorrect?

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Question 16 16. You decide to visit Antarctica during the month of April. What is happening to daylight during that time, and why?

Earth-Moon-Sun System Chapter Exam Instructions

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