Human Geography - Oceans: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which term describes the outermost shell of the earth that is composed of the earth's crust and the upper part of the mantle?

Question 2 2. A geologist is studying a region with a wide continental shelf. Of the available options, what are they most likely studying?

Question 3 3. What is the swash zone?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT true of the oceanic ridge system?

Question 5 5. Ocean water has a high salt content. Which term is used to describe the amount of salt dissolved in water?

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Question 6 6. What characteristic do marine algae and plankton have in common?

Question 7 7. What is a recessed body of water along a shoreline called?

Question 8 8. While studying a certain area, a geologist observes that the region is mountainous with earthquake and volcanic activity. What kind of area is the geologist studying?

Question 9 9. Which of the following terms is described as the ocean current that travels parallel to shore?

Question 10 10. The habitats for marine organisms are based on which of the following chemical or physical properties?

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Question 11 11. When do neap tides occur?

Question 12 12. A geologist is studying an area where the continental crust comes into contact with the oceanic crust. What is this area called?

Question 13 13. Which of the following best describes the longshore drift?

Question 14 14. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding marine mammals?

Question 15 15. Which of the following ocean circulation patterns brings cold, nutrient-rich water to the surface, supporting marine life in the area?

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Question 16 16. Why does it take more energy to change the temperature of water than air?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the thermohaline circulation?

Question 18 18. Which of the following terms is used to describe the area where plates converge and one plate is driven below the other?

Question 19 19. What is a small elevated land form that rises from the depths of the ocean?

Question 20 20. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding fish living in ocean environments?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following describes the zone of mantle that consists of semisolid rock that is very hot and deformable?

Question 22 22. What factors are the most important driver of thermohaline circulation?

Question 23 23. What is a sandbar that runs parallel to the coast, but remains separated by water called?

Question 24 24. Identify the answer choice that correctly describes the difference between a headland and a spit.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is TRUE with regards to the formation of oceanic ridges?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following samples of ocean water would be most dense?

Question 27 27. Which type of wave is caused by an earthquake, underwater volcanic eruption, landslide, or other abrupt disturbance?

Question 28 28. During which of the following tides do we see the tidal range between high and low tide at its maximum?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding tides?

Question 30 30. Which of the following statements correctly describes waves?

Human Geography - Oceans: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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