Oceanography Exam

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 Oceanography Exam
Practice exam for Oceanography1001 exam

  
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  • 1. 
    Animals and plants living attached to the bottom are members of the
    • A. 

      Phytoplankton

    • B. 

      Zooplankton

    • C. 

      Nekton

    • D. 

      Benthos

    • E. 

      All of these are correct


  • 2. 
    Marine algae is found in which sequence from sea surface to deeper water?
    • A. 

      Green, brown, red

    • B. 

      Red, brown, green

    • C. 

      Green, red, brown

    • D. 

      Brown, green, red

    • E. 

      Red, green, brown


  • 3. 
    The relationshpi between the clown fish and the sea anemone is called
    • A. 

      Symbiosis

    • B. 

      Commensalism

    • C. 

      Mutualism

    • D. 

      Symbiosis and commensalism

    • E. 

      Symbiosis and mutualism


  • 4. 
    Animals that continually burrow through the sediments are usually
    • A. 

      Filter feeders

    • B. 

      Predators

    • C. 

      Deposit feeders

    • D. 

      Grazers

    • E. 

      Carnivores


  • 5. 
    Animals that live on bits and pieces of organic material washed in from the sea or off the land are called
    • A. 

      Filter feeders

    • B. 

      Herbivores

    • C. 

      Deposit feeders

    • D. 

      Detritus feeders

    • E. 

      Grazers


  • 6. 
    Which animals are filter feeders
    • A. 

      Clams and mussels

    • B. 

      Octopuses and squid

    • C. 

      Snails and slugs

    • D. 

      Starfish and sea urchins

    • E. 

      Jellyfish and sea anemones


  • 7. 
    Which organisms burrow into the deep-ocean muds causing a process called bioturbation?
    • A. 

      Starfish

    • B. 

      Sponges

    • C. 

      Sea cucumbers

    • D. 

      Clams

    • E. 

      Sea urchins


  • 8. 
    Detritus is
    • A. 

      Important in marine food webs

    • B. 

      Reworked deep-sea sediment by worms and sea cucumbers

    • C. 

      Former plant/animal material degraded by decomposers

    • D. 

      Important in marine food webs and reworked deep-sea sediment by worms and sea cucumbers are correct

    • E. 

      Important in marine food webs and former plant/animal material degraded by decomposers are correct


  • 9. 
    Zooxanthellae are
    • A. 

      Dinoflagellates living in tropical corrals

    • B. 

      Copepods feeding on diatoms and dinoflagellates

    • C. 

      Bacteria associated with hydrothermal vents

    • D. 

      The same as krill

    • E. 

      Members of the meroplankton


  • 10. 
    Coral reefs are formed by
    • A. 

      Coral polyps and calcareous algae

    • B. 

      Shells and worm tubes

    • C. 

      Volcanic action and subsidence

    • D. 

      Coral polyps and calcareous algae and shells and worm tubes are correct

    • E. 

      Coral polyps and calcareous algae, shells and worm tubes, and volcanic action and subsidence are correct


  • 11. 
    An individual coral animal is known as a/an
    • A. 

      Zooxanthella

    • B. 

      Polyp

    • C. 

      Sponge

    • D. 

      Alga

    • E. 

      Zooxanthella or polyp; both are correct


  • 12. 
    Symbiosis is
    • A. 

      Grouping organisms according to their ability to cope with water loss

    • B. 

      A close intimate relationship between two dissimilar organisms

    • C. 

      The relationship between animals and their environment

    • D. 

      A herbivore and the algae on which it grazes

    • E. 

      Marine bacteria living on decaying tissue


  • 13. 
    Biodiversity in the oceans refers to the
    • A. 

      Number of individuals of any single species

    • B. 

      Presence of algae and other organisms on coral reefs

    • C. 

      Number of organisms in a specific environment

    • D. 

      The existence of symbiotic relationships

    • E. 

      The variety of species in an area


  • 14. 
    A transgenic fish
    • A. 

      Has a gene from another species

    • B. 

      Is triploid

    • C. 

      Is sterile

    • D. 

      Is triploid and is sterile are correct

    • E. 

      Has a gene from another species, is triploid, and is sterile are correct


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