Gebhardt- Ocean Overview Notes Check

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Gebhardt- Ocean Overview Notes Check

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The measure of the amount of salt in a body of water is called its ____.
    • A. 

      Salinity

    • B. 

      Density

    • C. 

      Sodium chloride

    • D. 

      Dissolved content

  • 2. 
    How much of Earth is covered by ocean water?
    • A. 

      Almost none

    • B. 

      Less than half

    • C. 

      Close to three-quarters

    • D. 

      Almost all

  • 3. 
    A wide, flat area of the ocean floor that is covered by a thick layer of sediment is
    • A. 

      Continental shelf

    • B. 

      Continental slope

    • C. 

      Abyssal plain

    • D. 

      Ocean trench

  • 4. 
    The feature at the deepest part of the ocean.  This is also where one plate is sinking below another causing this deep feature.
    • A. 

      Continental shelf

    • B. 

      Continental slope

    • C. 

      Abyssal plain

    • D. 

      Ocean trench

  • 5. 
    Salinity is higher
    • A. 

      In very warm areas

    • B. 

      In very cold areas

    • C. 

      Where rivers meet the ocean

    • D. 

      Where a lot of rain falls

    • E. 

      In very warm areas and very cold areas

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