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6 Multiple choice questions

  1. a process used to separate the salt from seawater for the purpose of reclaiming one or both materials
  2. continuous range of underwater mountains that wind around the Earth
  3. The use of a satellite to identify and locate sediment and features of the ocean
  4. the study of the physical properties of ocean
  5. a large stream of moving water that flows through the oceans
  6. a map-making software that creates maps containing different information about an area

5 True/False questions

  1. Salinitythe total amount of dissolved salts in a sample of water


  2. Upwellingmovement of cold water upward from the deep ocean - brings tiny organisms, minerals, and nutrients from the deep layers


  3. Continental Slopegently sloping, shallow, extends out from the edge of the continent


  4. Continental Shelfsteep edge extending from continental shelf, waters deepen


  5. Sonarsound navigation and ranging: uses sound waves to calculate the distance to the ocean floor