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Grade 8 Planetary Motion
Grade 8 Planetary Motion

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Which statement best describes tides experienced on Earth when the Sun, Moon, and Earth are positioned as shown in the diagram?
Spring Tide
  1. very high, high tides; very low, low tides
  2. very high, high tides; average low tides
  3. average high tides; very low, low tides
  4. average high tides; average low tides
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
Grade 8 The Moon
What caused the Moon's craters?
  1. maria
  2. tides
  3. meteorites
  4. mountains
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
The Moon's shadow falling on Earth causes a
  1. full moon.
  2. new moon.
  3. lunar eclipse.
  4. solar eclipse.
  5. none of the above
Grade 8 The Moon
Grade 8 Universe
Grade 8 Stars
Grade 8 Inner Planets
Earth is the only planet in the solar system that has
  1. clouds.
  2. a solid core.
  3. oceans of liquid water.
  4. a thick atmosphere.
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
If it is summer in the Northern Hemisphere, which statement is true?
  1. Earth has changed the tilt of its axis by 20 degrees due to its revolution.
  2. It is winter in the Southern Hemisphere due to the tilt of Earth's axis.
  3. It is summer in the Southern Hemisphere due to the tilt of Earth's axis.
  4. Earth has reached its closest point to the Sun due to its revolution.
Grade 8 Planetary Motion
The spin of Earth is known as
  1. revolution.
  2. rotation.
  3. evolution.
  4. seasonal.
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