What Do You Know About Marine Biology?

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What Do You Know About Marine Biology?

What do you know about this discipline? How broad is your knowledge? Have you taken a course? Take this quiz to test how deep your knowledge runs. Have fun.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    It is the scientific study of
    • A. 

      Marine life

    • B. 

      Cycle

    • C. 

      Energy

    • D. 

      Flow

  • 2. 
    It studies organisms in the
    • A. 

      Pressure

    • B. 

      Soil

    • C. 

      Sea

    • D. 

      Air

  • 3. 
    Marine biology classifies species based on
    • A. 

      Environment

    • B. 

      Life

    • C. 

      Shape

    • D. 

      Size

  • 4. 
    A person  who studies the ocean including marine life and ecosystems is called
    • A. 

      Writer

    • B. 

      Swimmer

    • C. 

      Oceanographer

    • D. 

      Scholar

  • 5. 
    The study of ocean circulation, plate tectonics and the geology of the seafloor, and the chemical and physical properties of the ocean is called
    • A. 

      Waterlife

    • B. 

      Underwater

    • C. 

      Oceanography

    • D. 

      Sea life

  • 6. 
    Who is the founder of the science of marine biology?
    • A. 

      Edward Forbes

    • B. 

      Charles Newton

    • C. 

      Carl Lineaus

    • D. 

      Einstein

  • 7. 
    Snakes and turtles can be classified as
    • A. 

      Biters

    • B. 

      Creepers

    • C. 

      Reptiles

    • D. 

      Crawlers

  • 8. 
    Birds adapted to living in the marine environment are often called
    • A. 

      Tweeties

    • B. 

      Birds

    • C. 

      Seabirds

    • D. 

      Fliers

  • 9. 
    The areas that are close to the shore and constantly being exposed and covered by the ocean's tides are
    • A. 

      Beach

    • B. 

      Tides

    • C. 

      Tidal

    • D. 

      Intertidal zones

  • 10. 
    A partially enclosed coastal body of water with one or more rivers or streams flowing into it and with a free connection to the open sea  is
    • A. 

      Ocean

    • B. 

      Lake

    • C. 

      Estuary

    • D. 

      Sea