Chapter 22 Reading Quiz

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Chapter 22 Reading Quiz

Reading guide quiz for chapter 22 (oceanography)


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Adding salt to water causes the boiling point of water to be __________________. Higher/Lower
  • 2. 
    Adding salt to water causes the freezing point of water to be ______________________. Lower/ higher
  • 3. 
    Salts in the ocean _____________________ the pH of the ocean water.
  • 4. 
    The _________________________ is the worlds largest aqueous solution.
  • 5. 
    _________________________________ is a measure of the dissolved salts in water.
  • 6. 
    Scientists calculate the salinity of sea water by usiing the following method/methods.
    • A. 

      Conductivity of sea water

    • B. 

      Evaporation method

    • C. 

      Freezing point method

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      Both A and B

  • 7. 
    The average salinity of sea water is __________ parts per thousand.
    • A. 

      28

    • B. 

      35

    • C. 

      70

  • 8. 
    What does psu stands for __________________________________________________.
  • 9. 
    The _______________________ lower/greater the psu the greater the salt content of the water being tested
  • 10. 
    A  __________________  ___________________ is a body of water with distinct properties based on where it originates.
  • 11. 
    The most common ion in sea water is
    • A. 

      Sulfate

    • B. 

      Sodium

    • C. 

      Chloride

    • D. 

      Magnesium

  • 12. 
    More than ____________ elements are found in sea water.
  • 13. 
    Common salt and _______________ are extracted from sea water.
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