Gnm1136 Quiz #1 (Ch.2-5)

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Gnm1136 Quiz #1 (Ch.2-5)

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Hurricanes need ________ water in order to develop.  
    • A. 

      Cold

    • B. 

      Shallow

    • C. 

      Warm

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 2. 
    Which direction do the Northern Hemisphere Ocean CURRENTS move?
    • A. 

      Clockwise

    • B. 

      Counterclockwise

    • C. 

      Stationary

  • 3. 
    What is the dominant factor that creates waves?
    • A. 

      High pressure

    • B. 

      Wind

    • C. 

      Gravity

    • D. 

      Coriolis Effect

  • 4. 
    What dominant force controls the movement of ocean currents and weather patterns on Earth?
    • A. 

      Coriolis Effect

    • B. 

      Doldrums

    • C. 

      Geostrophic Flow

    • D. 

      Poseidon

  • 5. 
    The grouping of waves eventually organizes waves into…
    • A. 

      Isobars

    • B. 

      Capillary waves

    • C. 

      Fetch

    • D. 

      Sets

  • 6. 
    Name the bottom part of a wave.
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