What Are Tides? - Causes & Effects


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Which tidal pattern results in two nearly equal high tides and two low tides each day?

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1. When do neap tides occur?

2. During which of the following tides do we see the tidal range between high and low tide at its maximum?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the causes and effects of tides. Some things you'll be assessed on include true facts about tides and information pertaining to tidal patterns.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your ability to identify the following:

  • True statements regarding tides
  • Tidal pattern that results in two nearly equal high tides and two low tides each day
  • When neap tides occur
  • Effects that tides have on coastal regions
  • Tide in which the tidal range between high and low tide is at its maximum

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the different types of tides
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the causes of tides
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information on tides' effects and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson called What Are Tides? - Causes & Effects. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • High and low tides
  • Semidiurnal and diurnal tides
  • Tides' effects on coastal regions