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

How Well Do You Know About Wind And Ocean Currents? Have read about how currents are created and the different names given to the wind currents in the oceans? The quiz below is for all the people who are getting to learn some more about the currents and want to refresh their understanding of all the currents. All the best!


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