Exploring The Undersea Territory

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  • 1. 
    What does the word vessels mean in the sentence? Modern sea vessels are equipped with advanced technology.
    • A. 

      Trains

    • B. 

      Racing cars

    • C. 

      Spaceships

    • D. 

      Ships or large boats

  • 2. 
     What does the word estimated mean in the sentence? It is estimated that more than 100 shipwrecks sit on the bottom of Lake Huron.
    • A. 

      Incorrect

    • B. 

      Amazing

    • C. 

      Accurate

    • D. 

      Guessed

  • 3. 
    What does the word documenting mean in the sentence? Robert Ballard believes that documenting shipwrecks will tell an important story.
    • A. 

      Making a record of them

    • B. 

      Singing about them

    • C. 

      Repairing them

    • D. 

      Finding them

  • 4. 
    Which of these BEST describes how Sylvia Earle earned the nickname “Her Deepness”?
    • A. 

      She has dedicated her life to exploring the oceans of the world.

    • B. 

      She helped design a compact version of a submarine.

    • C. 

      She thinks that the ocean is the cornerstone of life.

    • D. 

      In 1979, she made the deepest ocean dive.

  • 5. 
    Which of these is an opinion?
    • A. 

      Lake Huron is one of the five Great Lakes.

    • B. 

      This is the Lewis and Clark era for oceans.

    • C. 

      Ballard’s team is studying shipwrecks in Lake Huron.

    • D. 

      Sylvia Earle held the position of Explorer-in-Residence.

  • 6. 
    Which of these BEST describes what Robert Ballard is known for?
    • A. 

      Finding Shipwreck Alley

    • B. 

      Locating the wreck of the Titanic

    • C. 

      Identifying the wreck of the Cornelia B. Windiate

    • D. 

      Being a National Geographic Society Explorer-in-Residence

  • 7. 
    Where does Robert Ballard believe we will learn about from the shipwrecks found in Shipwreck Alley?
    • A. 

      Africa

    • B. 

      The world

    • C. 

      The Antarctic

    • D. 

      North America

  • 8. 
    Which of these BEST supports Sylvia Earle’s opinion that the health of the oceans is important to our well-being?
    • A. 

      A. The ocean is very big, so it is important.

    • B. 

      If the ocean is sick, nobody would go to the beach.

    • C. 

      Without the oceans, nobody would be able to explore them.

    • D. 

      The oceans produce most of the oxygen on Earth, and it shapes the weather.

  • 9. 
    Which of these is MOST LIKELY a reason why Robert Ballard continues to dedicate his work to revealing the mysteries of the world’s oceans?
    • A. 

      To be able to use a submersible

    • B. 

      To increase awareness of human history

    • C. 

      To earn credit for discovering new shipwrecks

    • D. 

      To gain recognition from the National Geographic Society

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