What Do You Know About Atlantic Ocean?

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It's definitely a big sea and it needs boats/ships to cross it successfully. No matter, what do you know about one of Earth's most important entities.

• 1.

On a scale of size, what's the position of the Atlantic ocean?

• A.

2nd

• B.

1st

• C.

3rd

• D.

4th

A. 2nd
Explanation
The given answer states that the position of the Atlantic Ocean on a scale of size is 2nd. This implies that the Atlantic Ocean is the second largest ocean in terms of size.

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• 2.

How many percent of the Earth does it cover?

• A.

36

• B.

40

• C.

20

• D.

10

C. 20
Explanation
The correct answer is 20 because it represents the percentage of the Earth that is covered.

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• 3.

What's the ocean's coordinate?

• A.

0Â°N 25Â°W

• B.

0Â°N 55Â°W

• C.

1Â°N 75Â°W

• D.

1Â°N 34Â°W

A. 0Â°N 25Â°W
Explanation
The correct answer is 0Â°N 25Â°W. This coordinate represents a location in the ocean where the latitude is 0Â°N (equator) and the longitude is 25Â°W. This means that the location is on the equator, slightly to the west of the prime meridian.

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• 4.

How many feet (average) deep is the Ocean?

• A.

15,962

• B.

13,962

• C.

11,962

• D.

10,962

C. 11,962
Explanation
The average depth of the ocean is approximately 11,962 feet. This is determined by measuring the depth at various points in the ocean and calculating the average. The ocean is known to have varying depths, with some areas being shallower and others being much deeper. Therefore, the average depth provides a general understanding of the overall depth of the ocean.

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• 5.

Would you please convert the average depth to meters?

• A.

6,789

• B.

3,646

• C.

4,567

• D.

2,987

B. 3,646
Explanation
The given answer, 3,646, is the average depth in meters.

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• 6.

What is the maximum depth of the ocean in feet?

• A.

12,577

• B.

27,841

• C.

15,678

• D.

34,678

B. 27,841
Explanation
The maximum depth of the ocean in feet is 27,841.

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• 7.

What's the shape of the basin occupied by the Ocean?

• A.

V-shaped

• B.

L-shaped

• C.

S-shaped

• D.

C-shaped

C. S-shaped
Explanation
The answer "S-shaped" is correct because the shape of the basin occupied by the ocean is often described as resembling the letter "S". This shape is formed by the combination of various factors such as tectonic activity, erosion, and the movement of ocean currents. The S-shape allows for the formation of different coastal features such as bays, peninsulas, and headlands, which contribute to the overall shape of the ocean basin.

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• 8.

On your compass, the Atlantic Ocean is connected where, to the Arctic sea?

• A.

North

• B.

South

• C.

West

• D.

East

A. North
Explanation
The Atlantic Ocean is connected to the Arctic Sea in the north. This is because the Arctic Sea is located to the north of the Atlantic Ocean. The compass indicates the cardinal directions, and north is the direction that leads towards the Arctic Sea from the Atlantic Ocean.

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• 9.

What about the Pacific Ocean, it is connected where?

• A.

Southwest

• B.

Northwest

• C.

Southeast

• D.

Northeast

A. Southwest
Explanation
The Pacific Ocean is connected to the Southwest. This means that it is connected to areas located in the southwestern direction from its location. The question is asking about the direction in which the Pacific Ocean is connected, and the correct answer states that it is connected to the Southwest.

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• 10.

When was the oldest mention of the Atlantic Ocean?

• A.

Seventh Century

• B.

Fourth Century

• C.

Third Century

• D.

Sixth Century

D. Sixth Century
Explanation
The oldest mention of the Atlantic Ocean was in the Sixth Century.

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