How Much You Know About Tides? Trivia Quiz

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How Much You Know About Tides? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Tides are________________________________________________.
    • A. 

      Movement of the Earth’s water through the ocean .

    • B. 

      The daily rise and fall of the Earth’s water along the shore.

    • C. 

      The increase in the amount of water in the Earth’s oceans.

    • D. 

      The cycling of water through the environment.

  • 2. 
    Tides are mostly caused by______________________________.
    • A. 

      The spinning of the Earth.

    • B. 

      The orbiting of the Earth around the Sun.

    • C. 

      The Moon’s pull of gravity on the Earth.

    • D. 

      The Sun’s pull of gravity on the Earth.

  • 3. 
    The farthest point the tide rises up a shoreline is called the
    • A. 

      Low Tide.

    • B. 

      High Tide.

    • C. 

      Maximum Tide

    • D. 

      Minimum Tide

  • 4. 
    The point on the shoreline that the tide decreases the most is called the
    • A. 

      Low Tide.

    • B. 

      High Tide.

    • C. 

      Maximum Tide

    • D. 

      Minimum Tide

  • 5. 
    Which points in the diagram of the earth would have High Tides?
    • A. 

      A and B

    • B. 

      A and C

    • C. 

      C and D

    • D. 

      B and D

  • 6. 
    Which points in the diagram of the earth would have Low Tides?
    • A. 

      A and B

    • B. 

      A and C

    • C. 

      C and D

    • D. 

      B and D

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      1 High Tide and 1 Low Tide

    • B. 

      2 High Tides and 2 Low Tides

    • C. 

      4 High Tides and 4 Low Tides

    • D. 

      24 Total Tides

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Spring Tides, which is when there are very high tides and very low tides.

    • B. 

      Spring Tides, which is when there are almost no tides.

    • C. 

      Neap Tides, which is when there are very high tides and very low tides.

    • D. 

      Neap Tides, which is when there are almost no tides.

  • 9. 
    • A. 

      Spring Tides, which is when there are very high tides and very low tides.

    • B. 

      Spring Tides, which is when there are almost no tides.

    • C. 

      Neap Tides, which is when there are very high tides and very low tides.

    • D. 

      Neap Tides, which is when there are almost no tides.

  • 10. 
    Spring Tides happen during ______ and _______ moons and Neap Tides happen during ________ moons.
    • A. 

      Gibbous, Crescent, Quarter

    • B. 

      1st Quarter, 3rd Quarter, New

    • C. 

      Full, New, Quarter

    • D. 

      Full, New, Crescent