OCE 1001 Exam 3 Review - OCE 1001 Exam 3 Review Speer Chapter 9 1 The tide-generating force is inversely proportional to the cube of the distance a True

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OCE 1001 Exam 3 Review- SpeerChapter 9:1.The tide-generating force is inversely proportional to the cube of the distance.a.True2.There is no horizontal tide-generating force on Earth at points directly below and opposite the Moon.a.True3.The barycenter follows:a.A smooth orbit around the Sun.4.The difference between centripetal forces and gravitational forces is called the:a.Resultant force.5.If the resultant force has a significant horizontal component (tangential to Earth's surface), it produces tidal bulges on Earth, creating what are known as:a.Tide-generating forces.6.A lunar day is:a.24 hours and 50 minutes in duration.7.Measurable tidal bulges occur in __________.a.the ocean, the atmosphere, and Earth's crust8.Of the following statements about the force of gravity between two bodies, which is/are true?a.The force of gravity between two bodies increases with an increase in mass.b.The force of gravity between two bodies decreases as distance increases.c.The force of gravity between two bodies is most affected by a change in distance.9.Of the following statements about the tides, which is/are true?10.Of the following statements about the contribution of the Sun and the Moon to Earth's tides, which is/are true?11.The most important factor that causes ocean tides on Earth is the __________.a.Moon12.If the side of Earth that faces the Moon experiences a tidal bulge (high tide), then the opposite side of Earth will experience a __________.a.tidal bulge or high tide13.A lunar day is __________ in duration.a.24 hours and 50 minutes
14.It is Thursday and an angler is planning a fishing trip in two days on Saturday. The angler knows from experience that the fishing is best at a particular location at the beginning of high tide. He does not have a tide table, but the angler noted that the high tide on Thursday was at 12:15 PM. At what time on Saturday should he plan to arrive to start fishing, assuming that this location hasa diurnal tide type?a.1:55 PM15.The low and high tides experienced on Earth are the result of __________.