Chapter 18/19 Assessment Noel Pd 2

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Chapter 18/19  Assessment Noel Pd 2 - Quiz

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  • 1. 
    Water is transferred along the food chain as organisms feed on other organisms in the ocean.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Sewage in the ocean can cause immediate change in the ecosystem.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Coral reefs are found on
    • A. 

      Continental slopes

    • B. 

      Continental shelves

    • C. 

      Trenches

  • 4. 
    Chemosynthesis is a process that takes place
    • A. 

      On continental slopes

    • B. 

      Along shore lines where sunlight and oxygen are plentiful

    • C. 

      Near hydrothermal vents in the absence of oxygen and sunlight

  • 5. 
    Ocean organisms that live on the ocean floor are
    • A. 

      Nekton

    • B. 

      Plankton

    • C. 

      Benthos

    • D. 

      Diatoms

  • 6. 
    Animal _____ depend(s) on surface currents to move them.
    • A. 

      Benthos

    • B. 

      Nekton

    • C. 

      Corals

    • D. 

      Plankton

  • 7. 
    Along North America's Pacific coast, the __________ is narrow
    • A. 

      Trench

    • B. 

      Abyssal plain

    • C. 

      Continental shelf

    • D. 

      Continental slope

  • 8. 
    Which of the following can be found right next to the continental shelf?
    • A. 

      Trench

    • B. 

      Continental slope

    • C. 

      Mid-ocean ridge

  • 9. 
    Plants use carbon dioxide, nutrients in the water, and sunlight to produce
    • A. 

      Energy

    • B. 

      Carbon dioxide

    • C. 

      Nitrogen

    • D. 

      Ozone

  • 10. 
    Preventing ocean pollution will require
    • A. 

      Reducing land pollution

    • B. 

      Education

    • C. 

      All listed options

    • D. 

      International treaties

  • 11. 
    Valuable sediment dropped where rivers enter the ocean is called
    • A. 

      Silt

    • B. 

      Placer deposits

    • C. 

      Benthos

  • 12. 
    A ___________ is the exact origin of a pollutant.
    • A. 

      Producer

    • B. 

      Roadway

    • C. 

      Point source

    • D. 

      Trench

  • 13. 
    ___________________ uses elements such as sulfur and nitrogen in the absence of carbon dioxide and sunlight to make food.
    • A. 

      Photosynthesis

    • B. 

      Chemosynthesis

  • 14. 
    These organisms, ______________________, are organisms that create food through photosynthesis and chemosynthesis.
    • A. 

      Consumers

    • B. 

      Producers

  • 15. 
    Diatoms are an example of  _____________ found in the ocean. 
    • A. 

      Plankton

    • B. 

      Benthos

  • 16. 
    At each stage of a(n) _________________, energy obtained by one organism is used by another.
    • A. 

      Food chain

    • B. 

      Ecosystem

    • C. 

      Rift zone

    • D. 

      Continental shelf

  • 17. 
    Because they receive water input from rivers, ____________________ are less salty than an ocean.
    • A. 

      Estuaries

    • B. 

      Swamps

    • C. 

      Impoundments

  • 18. 
    In a food chain, seals would be an example of 
    • A. 

      Plankton

    • B. 

      Nekton

    • C. 

      Benthos

  • 19. 
    All of the following are examples of consumers EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Seal

    • B. 

      Plankton

    • C. 

      Whale

    • D. 

      Fish

  • 20. 
    Letter A represents______________________.
    • A. 

      Continental Slope

    • B. 

      Abyssal Plain

    • C. 

      Continental Shelf

    • D. 

      Ocean Trench

    • E. 

      Mid-Ocean Ridge

  • 21. 
    Letter B represents______________________.
    • A. 

      Mid-Ocean Ridge

    • B. 

      Abyssal Plain

    • C. 

      Continental Shelf

    • D. 

      Ocean Trench

  • 22. 
    Letter C represents______________________.
    • A. 

      Continental Slope

    • B. 

      Abyssal Plain

    • C. 

      Ocean Trench

    • D. 

      Mid-Ocean Ridge

  • 23. 
    Letter D represents______________________.
    • A. 

      Continental Slope

    • B. 

      Continental Shelf

    • C. 

      Ocean Trench

    • D. 

      Mid-Ocean Ridge

  • 24. 
    Letter E represents______________________.
    • A. 

      Continental Slope

    • B. 

      Abyssal Plain

    • C. 

      Continental Shelf

    • D. 

      Ocean Trench

    • E. 

      Mid-Ocean Ridge

  • 25. 
    The figure below is an example of a(n) _________________.
    • A. 

      Food chain

    • B. 

      An underwater race

    • C. 

      Food web

    • D. 

      Dichotomous key

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