Characteristics of Different Ocean Zones


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Which of the following are two main horizontal zones of the oceans?

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1. Which of the following is a vertical light zone?

2. Which zone is the deepest vertical zone in the ocean?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this quiz and worksheet to learn more about ocean zones and their defining characteristics. After you've read the lesson, the quiz at the end will test your knowledge of things such as the different ocean zones and their characteristics.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll be tested on:

  • The main horizontal zones of the oceans
  • Vertical light zone(s)
  • The deepest vertical zone in the ocean
  • The first vertical zone of the ocean
  • Characteristic(s) that change(s) between vertical ocean zones

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the characteristics of an ocean zone and the specific ocean zones identified by scientists
  • Reading comprehension - check your understanding of the most important characteristics of the various ocean zones, and how they relate to the ocean as a whole
  • Defining key concepts - make sure you understand the definitions of important terminology from the lesson related to ocean zones

Additional Learning

To learn more about ocean zones, review the corresponding lesson on Characteristics of Different Ocean Zones. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Origin of the concept of ocean zones
  • Horizontal zones
  • Vertical ocean zones