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Question

Neap tides occur _______________.

A

On new and full moon days

B

On first and third quarters of the month

C

Twice daily

D

On every full moon

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Solution

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Correct option is
B

On first and third quarters of the month

Neap Tides occurs after seven days after Spring tides. During Neap tides the Sun and the Moon are at right angle to each other which produces moderate tides. Neap tides occurs every month during first and third quarter moon when the moon appears half full.
Therefore the correct answer is option B.



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