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  • 2014
  •  When do spring tides occur?     A. During first quarter moon and a third quarter moon. B. During full moon C. During new moon. D. During a full moon and new moon.
  •  Waves on the surface of the ocean are mostly caused by what?     A. Wind B. Gravity C. Tides D. Tsunamis
  •  How often do high tides occur in most places?     A. Every 3 hours B. Every 6 hours C. Every 9 hours D. Every 12 hours
  •  What are tides caused by?     A. Wind B. Waves C. Gravity from the moon D. Gravity from the moon and sun
  •  What is a tide with the least difference between high and low tide called?     A. neap tide B. spring tide C. fall tide D. leap tide
  •  What does salinity measure?     A. The amount of ions in water B. The amount of dissolved salts in water C. The amount of fish in water. D. The amount of undissolved salts in water
  •  What is the most abundant salt in seawater?     A. Sodium chloride B. Magnesium chloride C. Calcium chloride D. Potassium chloride
  •  Which of the following areas in the ocean would have the lowest salinity?     A. a warm, tropical sea B. the cold Arctic Ocean C. a bay at the mouth of a big river D. deep parts of the Pacific Ocean
  •  In which zone is the most dense ocean water found?     A. Intertidal Zone B. Surface Zone C. Transition Zone D. Deep Zone
  •  What are deep currents caused by?     A. Fish swimming B. Wind C. Differences in density D. Gravity
  •  What is a deep canyon in the ocean floor called?     A. A canyon B. A trench C. A mid-ocean ridge D. A rift valley
  •  In which zone is ocean temperature most affected by weather?     A. Surface zone B. Transition zone C. Deep zone D. Hydrothermal zone
  •  What is the continuous chain of underwater mountains called?     A. Mid-ocean ridge B. Volcanic island chain C. Seamounts D. Abyssal plain
  •  What is the nearly flat region of the ocean floor covered with sediment called?     A. Abyssal Plain B. Continental Shelf C. Mid-ocean Ridge D. Trench
  •  What marks the true edge of a continent?     A. Abyssal Plain B. Continental Shelf C. Continental Slope D. Continental Rise
  •  Which zone of the ocean receives enough sunlight to support the growth of algae?     A. Surface Zone B. Transition Zone D. Deep Zone C. Trench Zone
  •  What is the gently sloping region that extends from the edge of a continent called?     A. Abyssal Plain B. Continental Shelf C. Continental Slope D. Continental Rise
  •  What surface current affects the climate of England?     A. East Australian Current B. Gulf Stream C. Greenland Current D. United Kingdom Current
  •  More than 97% of the Earth’s water is found where?     A. The oceans B. The atmosphere C. Lakes D. Ice/Glaciers
  •  The energy that drives the water cycle comes from what?     A. Wind B. Tides C. Hurricanes D. Sun
  •  More than two thirds of the Earth’s freshwater is found in what?     A. Atmosphere B. Groundwater C. Icecaps and glaciers D. Lakes
  •  What is the process where plants release water into the atmosphere?     A. Accumulation B. Condensation C. Evaporation D. Transpiration
  •  The process by which molecules at the surface of a liquid gain enough energy to change into a gas is called what?     A. Condensation B. Evaporation C. Precipitation D. Transpiration
  •  Water that falls to the Earth as snow is called what?     A. Collection. B. Condensation C. Evaporation D. Precipitation
  •  What is happening to the total amount of water on the Earth?     A. It is increasing. B. It is decreasing. C. It is staying about the same. D. Freshwater is increasing but saltwater is decreasing.
  •  What needs to happen for a molecule to leave the ocean and enter the atmosphere?     A. It needs to gain energy B. It needs to lose energy C. It needs to keep the same amount of energy D. It needs to have an energy party
  •   What causes waves? wind
  •   What causes surface currents? wind
  •   What causes deep currents? Differences in density
  •  How do we study the ocean?     A. Sonar B. Satellites C. Submersibles D. All of the above