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Ocean Conservation Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following contributes to overfishing?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of implementing catch shares for fisheries?

Question 3 3. The Atlantic cod fishery is a good example of

Question 4 4. Which of the following best describes bycatch?

Question 5 5. Fishing down the food web

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Question 6 6. ___ is the international law that protects wild animals from harm through international trade.

Question 7 7. Why is it difficult to protect global fisheries?

Question 8 8. MARPOL stands for

Question 9 9. It's estimated that what percentage of global fish stocks are either fully or overexploited?

Question 10 10. During which decade were many of the laws and treaties protecting fisheries and aquatic habitats created?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is true about increased surface temperatures due to global warming?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is a result of increased sea temperatures on coral reefs?

Question 13 13. Why is ocean acidification bad for coral?

Question 14 14. _____ is considered a main cause of oceanic environmental issues.

Question 15 15. Which of the following coastal ecosystems could be affected by rising sea levels?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following animals is MOST LIKELY to eat tiny pieces of plastic as a result of their use of a filter-feeding mechanism?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of a heavy metal that can be found in the oceans?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is the LEAST LIKELY impact of sewage runoff on coral ecosystems?

Question 19 19. Which of the following BEST EXPLAINS why humans are ultimately affected by the pollution of the ocean?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is an example of plastic pollution in the ocean?

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Question 21 21. Dispersants serve what purpose in oil spill cleanup?

Question 22 22. Tarballs come from which source?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is true about sorbents?

Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT a method of oil spill cleanup?

Question 25 25. What effect does an oil spill have on marine birds?

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Question 26 26. The Paracels and Spratlys are two island chains at the center of a territorial dispute involving the Law of the Sea in the:

Question 27 27. The Freedom of the Seas doctrine customarily held that each coastal nation had sovereignty over _____ miles of water off of their coast:

Question 28 28.

Which of the following is a reason for why the Freedom of the Seas doctrine was abandoned?

I. Increased pollution

II. Plundering of natural resources

III. Because the 200 mile territorial limit was not enough

Question 29 29. The Law of the Sea holds that each coastal nation has exclusive economic rights over _____ miles of water off of their coast:

Question 30 30. The Law of the Sea holds that each coastal nation has territorial sovereignty over _____ miles of water off of their coast:

Ocean Conservation Chapter Exam Instructions

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