Sci 8: Ch. 3 Quiz On Oceans And Climate

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Sci 8: Ch. 3 Quiz On Oceans And Climate

About 71% of the earth's population was covered with oceans long before changes in the climate led to its reduction. The quiz below tests and advances your knowledge on the world's oceans and the climate as a whole.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Describe 2 negative effects of marine technologies on ocean species
  • 2. 
    List 2 positive impacts that marine technologies have on marine environments.  
  • 3. 
    Weather can be described:
    • A. 

      In terms of temperature, wind, air pressure, and precipitation (rain, snow, fog)

    • B. 

      In terms of temperature, wind, and air pressure

    • C. 

      In terms of temperature and wind

    • D. 

      In terms of temperature

  • 4. 
    Climate is when you use the average weather conditions (usually over a 30 year period) to describe a particular place or area. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Click the corrrect check box that apply for the missing text in the diagram that displays Convection.
    • A. 

      Top Black Box (Air Cools), Right Black Box (Cool denser air falls), and Left Black Box (Warm air rises).

    • B. 

      Top Black Box (Air Cools), Right Black Box (Cool denser air falls), and Left Black Box (Cooler air rises).

    • C. 

      Top Black Box (Air warms), Right Black Box (Cool denser air falls), and Left Black Box (Cooler air rises).

  • 6. 
    Please check all that apply to the following:  The effects of   El Nino   are:
    • A. 

      Trade Winds decrease

    • B. 

      Ocean Temperatures are warming

    • C. 

      Marine Productivity Decreases

    • D. 

      Trade Winds increase

    • E. 

      Ocean Temperatures are cooling

    • F. 

      Marine Productivity Increases

  • 7. 
    Please check all that apply to the following:  The effects of     El Nina     are:
    • A. 

      Trade Winds decrease

    • B. 

      Ocean Temperatures are warming

    • C. 

      Marine Productivity Decreases

    • D. 

      Trade Winds increase

    • E. 

      Ocean Temperatures are cooling

    • F. 

      Marine Productivity Increases

  • 8. 
    Changing climate:
    • A. 

      Keeps the weather in Bonavista from being always hot or always cold.

    • B. 

      Keeps the weather in Bonavista from being always hot

    • C. 

      Keeps the weather in Bonavista from being always cold.

    • D. 

      Keeps the weather the same all year round

  • 9. 
    The ocean is said to retain heat for a long time. This is called 
    • A. 

      High heat capacity

    • B. 

      No heat capacity

    • C. 

      Low heat capacity

    • D. 

      Medium Heat capacity

  • 10. 
    When warm moist air moves across the cold ocean:
    • A. 

      Fog is produced

    • B. 

      Currents are changed

    • C. 

      Smog develops

    • D. 

      Oxygen is produced.

  • 11. 
    Aquaculture is: 
    • A. 

      The growing and harvesting of marine species.

    • B. 

      The way that people study and understand the oceans

    • C. 

      The vertical movment of water resulting in the transfer of nutrients toward the surface of the ocean.

    • D. 

      The study of oceanography

  • 12. 
    Upwelling is: 
    • A. 

      The growing and harvesting of marine species.

    • B. 

      The way that people study and understand the oceans

    • C. 

      The vertical movment of water resulting in the transfer of nutrients toward the surface of the ocean.

    • D. 

      The study of oceanography

  • 13. 
    Which is the most polluted water?
    • A. 

      PH (1), Phosphate Levels (21), Dissolved Oxygen Levels (3)

    • B. 

      PH (5), Phosphate Levels (18), Dissolved Oxygen Levels (5)

    • C. 

      PH (7), Phosphate Levels (1), Dissolved Oxygen Levels (10)

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