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  1. Lunar Tide
  2. Slack Water
  3. Wave Frequency
  4. Eastern
  5. Western
  1. a There are five of these boundary currents. They carry cold water towards the equator.
  2. b Number of waves passing a fixed point per second.
  3. c The Gulf Stream is an example of this type of boundary current.
  4. d a time of no current, occurs at high and low tides when current change direction
  5. e Tide caused by gravitational and inertial interaction of the moon and Earth.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. These boundary currents are shallow and broad with boundaries that are not well defined.
  2. Which direction do gyres flow in the Southern hemisphere?
  3. These waves tend to be less than 3m high, and have wavelengths between 60 - 150m in the ocean.
  4. This type of tidal cycle is found commonly in the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
  5. The West Wind Drift is an example of this type of boundary current.

5 True/False Questions

  1. TsunamiWave generated as a result of a seismic event.

          

  2. EasternThe Gulf Stream is an example of this type of boundary current.

          

  3. Ebb CurrentCountercurrents beneath surface currents. Can influence conditions at the ocean surface.

          

  4. CapillaryThese waves are the first to form when the wind blows.

          

  5. Capillary wavesA breaking wave whose crest slides down the face of the wave.

          

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