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5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- What causes currents?
- What causes tides?
- water cycle
- a Currents are caused by the difference in density (salinity and temperature) of the water
- b an underground layer of rock or sediment that holds water
- c the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back
- d a large stream of moving water that flows through the oceans
- e tides are caused by the interaction (relationship) between the Earth, moon and sun
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- the daily rise and fall of Earth's waters on its coastlines
- the total amount of dissolved salts in a water sample
- waves are formed when winds blowing across the water's surface transfer their energy to the water.
- water that is not salty especially when considered as a natural resource
- of or relating to the sea
5 True/False Questions
impermeable → a characteristic of materials, such as clay and granite, through which water does not easily pass
precipitation → a tide with the least difference between low and high tide that occurs when the sun and moon pull at right angles to each other at the first and third quarters of the moon
upwelling → the movement of cold water upward from the deep ocean. As winds blow away the warm surface water, cold water rises to replace it.
groundwater → water that is not salty especially when considered as a natural resource
waves → the daily rise and fall of Earth's waters on its coastlines