How Well Do You Know About Wind And Ocean Currents? Trivia Quiz

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How Well Do You Know About Wind And Ocean Currents? Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    How do deep ocean currents form?
    • A. 

      As warm, dense water sinks and flows beneath cold ocean water.

    • B. 

      As cold, dense water sinks and flows beneath warm ocean water.

    • C. 

      As warm, dense water sinks and flows with other warm ocean water.

  • 2. 
    What is the movement of polar water a result of?
    • A. 

      Differences in density.

    • B. 

      Differences in temperature.

    • C. 

      Differences in salinity.

  • 3. 
    Which of these is a factor of surface currents?
    • A. 

      Deep ocean currents.

    • B. 

      Air pollution.

    • C. 

      Earth's rotation.

  • 4. 
    What is the apparent curving of the path of oceans and winds due to Earth's rotation?
    • A. 

      A gyre.

    • B. 

      The Coriolis effect.

  • 5. 
    Wind does not affect surface currents.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    The winds at the poles and the equator are due to?
    • A. 

      Coriolis Effect

    • B. 

      Temperature

    • C. 

      Precipitation

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 7. 
    A land breeze is a result of
    • A. 

      Low pressure going from land to sea

    • B. 

      Low pressure going from sea to land

    • C. 

      High pressure going from sea to land

    • D. 

      High pressure going from land to sea