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4 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Western boundary currents of the subtropical gyres are faster, narrower, and deeper than their eastern boundary counterparts.
  2. Process where water rises from below to replace the water moving away from the shore.
  3. Upwelling common along in the equator that creates areas of high productivity, prolific for fishing grounds.
  4. Current in Antarctic waters that encircles Antarctica and flows from the west to east at approximately 50 degrees south latitude but varies between 40 and 65 degrees south latitude.

4 True/False Questions

  1. Thermohaline circulationAlso referred to as deep ocean circulation which is caused by differences in temperature and salinity.

          

  2. Warm-core ringA circular eddy of a surface current that contains cold water in its center surrounded by warm water and rotates counter-clock wise in the Northern Hemisphere.

          

  3. Conveyor-belt circulationAlso referred to as deep ocean circulation which is caused by differences in temperature and salinity.

          

  4. Gulf streamWarm water current usually occurred around Christmas.

          

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