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5 Matching Questions

  1. Continental shelf
  2. Continental slope
  3. water cycle
  4. El Nino
  5. tsunami
  1. a a change in the surface water temperature in the Pacific Ocean that produces a warm current
  2. b the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back
  3. c a giant ocean wave that forms after a volcanic eruption, submarine earthquake, or landslide
  4. d Steeply inclined region of the continental margin
  5. e Gently sloping, almost flat region of the ocean floor closet to land

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. the lowest point of the wave
  2. a subsurface current that is near shore and that pulls objects out to sea
  3. a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
  4. a horizontal movement of ocean water that is caused by wind and that occurs at or near the ocean's surface
  5. the process of removing salt from ocean water

5 True/False Questions

  1. seamountthe measure of the amout of dissolved salts in a liquid

          

  2. SONARa large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere

          

  3. deep currenta movement of ocean water that follows a regular pattern

          

  4. wave periodthe time between the passage of two wave crests or troughs at a fixed point

          

  5. Salinitythe measure of the amout of dissolved salts in a liquid

          

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