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Question 1 1. Which of the following terms is described as the ocean current that travels parallel to shore?

Question 2 2. Which of the following terms is used to describe large circular ocean currents that are driven mostly by the wind?

Question 3 3. Which of the following terms is used to describe the area where plates converge and one plate is driven below the other?

Question 4 4. 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 5 5. Which of the following describes the zone of mantle that consists of semisolid rock that is very hot and deformable?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following statements correctly describes waves?

Question 7 7. What factors are the most important driver of thermohaline circulation?

Question 8 8. What characteristic do marine algae and plankton have in common?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements accurately describes ocean basins?

Question 10 10. What is a sandbar that runs parallel to the coast, but remains separated by water called?

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Question 11 11. During which of the following tides do we see the tidal range between high and low tide at its maximum?

Question 12 12. The occurrence of which process leads to the creation of oceanic ridges?

Question 13 13. Why does it take more energy to change the temperature of water than air?

Question 14 14. When a headland that projects out into the water is eroded by waves, all of the following could result EXCEPT for _____.

Question 15 15. What is a shallow body of water separated from the ocean by a barrier island or sandbar known as?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding marine mammals?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is TRUE concerning backwash?

Question 18 18. Which of the following best describes longshore transport?

Question 19 19. What is the swash zone?

Question 20 20. When do neap tides occur?

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Question 21 21. What is a recessed body of water along a shoreline called?

Question 22 22. What is a small elevated land form that rises from the depths of the ocean?

Question 23 23. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the thermohaline circulation?

Question 24 24. An oceanographic team is exploring an area underwater and locates a submerged volcanic mountain with a top that is very flat. What term would be used to describe this structure?

Question 25 25. Which term describes the deformation of the earth's crust due to the movement of plates?

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Question 26 26. A geologist is studying an area where the continental crust comes into contact with the oceanic crust. What is this area called?

Question 27 27. Which of the following samples of ocean water would be most dense?

Question 28 28. Which of the following can NOT be found dissolved within ocean water?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding fish living in ocean environments?

Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a true statement?

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