Sediments of the Deep Ocean: Types & Formation


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Which of the following sediments would be LEAST likely to be abundant in the deep ocean?

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1. Which of the following lithogenous sediments would be MOST LIKELY to be abundant in the deep ocean?

2. Which sediment type, found in the deep ocean, is composed of the shells/skeletons of dead organisms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about the sediments of the deep ocean by answering these multiple-choice questions. You'll be responsible for topics like a sediment that's not very abundant in the deep ocean and a lithogenous sediment that's likely to be found in the deep ocean.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet will cover these areas:

  • Sediment type that's made of shells and skeletons of dead organisms
  • Kind of sediment that's found in the deep ocean
  • The most likely greatest contributor to the formation of biogenous sediment in the deep ocean

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - make sure you understand the most important information from the lesson on the kinds of sediments that are found in the deep ocean
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a lithogenous sediment that's abundant in the deep ocean
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about a sediment that's not likely to be abundant in the deep ocean and a factor that contributes to biogenous sediment in the deep ocean

Additional Learning

To learn more about sediments, you can look over the lesson named Sediments of the Deep Ocean: Types & Formation. You'll be covering these points as you go along:

  • Basic definition of sediment
  • Different categories of sediment
  • The way they form and their compositions