Which of the following statements about tides is Incorrect? - General Test


Which of the following statements about tides is Incorrect?


  • Low tides are also called neap tides. 

  • Spring tides occur on full moon and new moon days. 

  • Tides are caused by the gravitational pull exerted by the sun and the moon on Earth's surface. 

  • High tides occur when the moon is in its first and last quarter.



High tides occur when the moon is in its first and last quarter.


When the Earth, moon, and sun coincide during a full or new moon, spring tides form, producing higher and lower than usual tides. Neap tides take place during the first and third quarters of the moon, when the moon and sun are at right angles to the Earth and provide low and high tides with little variation in height.

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