QUIZ: Most Can’t Pass This Basic Science Test

What is responsible for creating the ocean tides?

Retry Correct Incorrect Sir Isaac Newton’s law of universal gravitation helps to explain the tides. A gravitational pull from the moon and the sun causes the oceans to bulge out, which results in tides. Since the earth is always rotating while this pulling motion occurs, there are two tides per day.

What is responsible for creating the ocean tides?

  • The wind
  • The gravitational pull from the moon and sun
  • The weather
  • The Earth’s rotation on its axis
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