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5 Matching questions

  1. Transverse
  2. Tides
  3. Slack Water
  4. Wind
  5. Solar Tides
  1. a In these boundary currents, the flow is from East to West or West to East. They link eastern and western boundary currents.
  2. b a time of no current, occurs at high and low tides when current change direction
  3. c the regular rise and fall of the ocean's surface influenced by the moon's gravity pulling on earth
  4. d Surface currents are powered by the sun and ______________
  5. e caused by the gravitational and inertial interaction of the sun and earth

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A breaking wave in which the upper section topples forward and away from the bottom, forming an air-filled tube.
  2. There are five of these boundary currents. They carry cold water towards the equator.
  3. The length of time the wind blows, the fetch and this are three factors that affect wind wave development.
  4. water rushing into an enclosed area because of the rise in sea level as a tide crest approaches
  5. 24 hours 50 mins

5 True/False questions

  1. Geostrophic Gyrescaused by the gravitational and inertial interaction of the sun and earth

          

  2. WesternThese boundary currents are narrow and deep and have sharp boundaries. Eddies can form.

          

  3. Standing WaveA breaking wave in which the upper section topples forward and away from the bottom, forming an air-filled tube.

          

  4. CapillaryWaves with a tiny wavelength less than 1.73cm. The restoring force is surface tension.

          

  5. Wave diffractionBending of waves around obstacles.