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Question 11.Which of the following terms is described as the ocean current that travels parallel to shore?
Question 22.Which of the following terms is used to describe large circular ocean currents that are driven mostly by the wind?
Question 33.Which of the following terms is used to describe the area where plates converge and one plate is driven below the other?
Question 44.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 55.Which of the following describes the zone of mantle that consists of semisolid rock that is very hot and deformable?
Question 66.Which of the following statements correctly describes waves?
Question 77.What factors are the most important driver of thermohaline circulation?
Question 88.What characteristic do marine algae and plankton have in common?
Question 99.Which of the following statements accurately describes ocean basins?
Question 1010.What is a sandbar that runs parallel to the coast, but remains separated by water called?
Question 1111.During which of the following tides do we see the tidal range between high and low tide at its maximum?
Question 1212.The occurrence of which process leads to the creation of oceanic ridges?
Question 1313.Why does it take more energy to change the temperature of water than air?
Question 1414.When a headland that projects out into the water is eroded by waves, all of the following could result EXCEPT for _____.
Question 1515.What is a shallow body of water separated from the ocean by a barrier island or sandbar known as?
Question 1616.Which of the following statements is TRUE regarding marine mammals?
Question 1717.Which of the following is TRUE concerning backwash?
Question 1818.Which of the following best describes longshore transport?
Question 1919.What is the swash zone?
Question 2020.When do neap tides occur?
Question 2121.What is a recessed body of water along a shoreline called?
Question 2222.What is a small elevated land form that rises from the depths of the ocean?
Question 2323.Which of the following is FALSE regarding the thermohaline circulation?
Question 2424.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 2525.Which term describes the deformation of the earth's crust due to the movement of plates?
Question 2626.A geologist is studying an area where the continental crust comes into contact with the oceanic crust. What is this area called?
Question 2727.Which of the following samples of ocean water would be most dense?
Question 2828.Which of the following can NOT be found dissolved within ocean water?
Question 2929.Which of the following statements is NOT true regarding fish living in ocean environments?
Question 3030.Which of the following is NOT a true statement?
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