Tides and Seasons
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by Maria Dehaan
| 10 Questions
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Tides and Seasons Test
1
1 pt
What season is it in the northern hemisphere in position A?
Winter
Sprint
Summer
Fall
2
1 pt
What causes the seasons?
Earth's tilt and rotation
Earth's tilt and orbit
Earth's rotation and orbit
Earth's tilt
3
1 pt
When it is summer in the northern hemisphere, it is __________ in the southern hemisphere.
Winter
Spring
Summer
Autumn
4
1 pt
At which position would the southern hemisphere have autumn?
A
B
C
D
5
1 pt
The Earth's axis is an imaginary line that goes from the North Pole to the South Pole.
True
False
6
1 pt
Tides are _______________________________.
Movement of the Earth's water through ocean.
They daily rise and fall of the Earth's water along the shore.
The cycleing of water through the environment.
7
1 pt
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.
8
1 pt
The table above displays the tide data for San Luis Pass, Texas on Galveston Bay. What time will the second low tide occur on July 4, 2012?
2:45 a.m.
3:00 a.m.
10:31 p.m.
3:00 p.m.
9
1 pt
A single beach on Earth would have ______ each day.
1 High Tide and 1 Low Tide
2 High Tides and 2 Low Tides
4 High Tides and 4 Low Tides
24 Total Tides
10
1 pt
Points A and C on the diagram are experience what kind of tides?
High Tide
Low Tide
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