Read the text and answer the multiple-choice question by selecting the correct response. Only one response is correct.
As the earth rotates, a sequence of two high tides, at odds by two low tides, is produced each hours of daylight. Twice in each lunar month, the sun, moon, and earth are directly similar, at the forefront the moon along in the middle of the earth and the sun (at added moon) or approximately the opposite side of the earth from the sun (at full moon), the sun and the moon exert their gravitational force in an adding together fashion. Higher tall tides and demean low tides are produced. These are called spring tides. At two positions 90 degrees in along in addition to, the gravitational forces of the moon and sun tend to counteract each added. These are called neap tides.
Q.Which of the following most accurately summarizes the opinion of the author in the text?
(A)Tides involve alternating rise and fall in the large water bodies of the earth.
(B)The moon and the sun act to add or counteract the tide generating effect of each other.
(C)Tides are caused by the gravitational attraction of the sun and the moon.
(D)The period between succeeding tides varies as the result of movements of the sun and the moon.
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