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5 Matching questions

  1. Tidal Range
  2. Surging Wave
  3. Tides
  4. Energy
  5. Wave Height
  1. a Vertical distance between a wave crest and an adjacent wave trough
  2. b the regular rise and fall of the ocean's surface influenced by the moon's gravity pulling on earth
  3. c is the difference in height between successive high and low tides
  4. d Waves transmit _______________.
  5. e A wave that surges ashore without breaking.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 24 hours 50 mins
  2. These transfer heat from tropical to polar regions, distribute nutrients, scatter organisms and influence weather and climate.
  3. Due to the cold temperature of the water, the water molecules are slightly closer together in this region.
  4. Circular flow pattern of water caused by deflection of water by continents and the ocean basin.
  5. Countercurrents beneath surface currents. Can influence conditions at the ocean surface.

5 True/False questions

  1. SpringWaves with ___________ wavelengths move the fastest.


  2. Wave troughProgessing groups of swell with the same origin and wave length are known as this.


  3. Tidal DatumThe reference level (0.0) from which tidal height is measured.


  4. Wave FrequencyNumber of waves passing a fixed point per second.


  5. Surf beatWaves with a ratio greater than 1:7 will do this.