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Oceanography & the History of Oceanic Exploration Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Lucia is visiting the British Isles and hears about an ancient Greek explorer who traveled all the way around the British Isles. Who is Lucia hearing about?

Question 2 2. What made Ptolemy's map important?

Question 3 3. The ancient Greek Eratosthenes used math to accomplish which feat?

Question 4 4. The reason James Cook's maps of the Pacific were so remarkable is because he included _____, which was only possible because of his use of a marine chronometer.

Question 5 5. James Cook planned to discover _____, but he never did.

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Question 6 6. Which of the following places did James Cook NOT explore?

Question 7 7. Approximately how many years does it take the conveyor belt circulation to transport water around the world's oceans?

Question 8 8. Which of these is used in the field of oceanography?

Question 9 9. Which of these is the deepest place on Earth?

Question 10 10. What does the Oceania theory hypothesize?

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Question 11 11. Why is much of the evidence of when and where humanity discovered the New World lost to us?

Question 12 12. Which migration theory is the one that is most accepted?

Question 13 13. Who of these was NOT an English Sea Dog?

Question 14 14. What is one reason why Raleigh became wealthy?

Question 15 15. The Americas were named after

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Question 16 16. Which ocean separates the Americas and Asia?

Question 17 17. Which ocean is the smallest ocean?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a major ocean on Earth?

Question 19 19. Modern oceanography began with what expedition?

Question 20 20. Which of the following fields are involved in modern oceanography?

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Question 21 21. Why are robots sent out to perform oceanographic research?

Question 22 22. Which of the following did the Challenger Expedition discover?

Question 23 23. The 19th century Challenger Expedition was impactful because it:

Question 24 24. Which of the following was NOT an accomplishment of the Challenger Expedition?

Question 25 25. The mathematician _____ was the second librarian of the Library of Alexandria.

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Question 26 26. James Cook was one of the first captains to require his crew to eat produce, which helped them avoid _____, a common disease among sailors at the time.

Question 27 27. The first scientifically-charged group to circumnavigate the world's oceans was:

Question 28 28. Which site boasts the strongest evidence supporting the Oceania theory?

Question 29 29. In simple terms, a cartographer is a

Question 30 30. In what year was the Southern Ocean defined?

Oceanography & the History of Oceanic Exploration Chapter Exam Instructions

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