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5 Matching Questions

  1. undertow
  2. longshore current
  3. ocean
  4. upwelling
  5. swell
  1. a a water current that travels near and parallel to the shoreline
  2. b the movement of deep, cold, and nutrient-rich water to the surface
  3. c a subsurface current that is near shore and that pulls objects out to sea
  4. d a large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere
  5. e one of a group of long ocean waves that have steadily traveled a great distance from their point of generation

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The distance from any point on a wave to an identical point on the next wave
  2. a streamlike movement of ocean water far below the surface
  3. the process of removing salt from ocean water
  4. Steeply inclined region of the continental margin
  5. a change in the surface water temperature in the Pacific Ocean that produces a warm current

5 True/False Questions

  1. water cyclethe continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back

          

  2. Coriolis effectthe highest point of the wave

          

  3. ocean trencha movement of ocean water that follows a regular pattern

          

  4. storm surgethe lowest point of the wave

          

  5. wave periodThe distance from any point on a wave to an identical point on the next wave

          

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