Maharashtra State BoardSSC (English Medium) 7th Standard
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Observe the figure of neap tide and answer the following questions. Which phase of the moon does it show? - Geography

Short Note

Observe the figure of neap tide and answer the following questions.

  1. Which phase of the moon does it show?
  2. What are the relative positions of the moon, the sun, and the earth?
  3. What effect will it have on the tides?
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Solution

  1. The diagram shows a phase of the quarter moon.
  2. The relative positions of the moon, the sun, and the earth are such that the moon, the earth, and the sun make an angle of 90°.
  3. Such positions of the moon, the earth, and the sun will lead to neap tides.
Concept: Types of Tides - Neap Tide
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Balbharati Geography 7th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Tides
Exercise | Q 5 | Page 15
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