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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. desalination
  2. trough
  3. Continental shelf
  4. El Nino
  5. SONAR
  1. a a change in the surface water temperature in the Pacific Ocean that produces a warm current
  2. b the lowest point of the wave
  3. c Sound navigating and ranging
  4. d the process of removing salt from ocean water
  5. e Gently sloping, almost flat region of the ocean floor closet to land

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the continuous process by which water moves from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back
  2. a giant ocean wave that forms after a volcanic eruption, submarine earthquake, or landslide
  3. a water current that travels near and parallel to the shoreline
  4. the measure of the amout of dissolved salts in a liquid
  5. the movement of deep, cold, and nutrient-rich water to the surface

5 True/False questions

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

          

  2. wavelengththe time between the passage of two wave crests or troughs at a fixed point

          

  3. oceana large body of water constituting a principal part of the hydrosphere

          

  4. Thermoclinethe zone of rapid temperature change in the ocean

          

  5. surface currenta movement of ocean water that follows a regular pattern