Interesting Quiz On Ocean

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which direction do most ocean currents flow at the equator?
    • A. 

      East

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      West

    • D. 

      North

  • 2. 
    What ocean borders Japan to the east?
    • A. 

      Arctic Ocean

    • B. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      Indian Ocean

    • D. 

      Atlantic Ocean

  • 3. 
    What did Balboa originally name the Pacific Ocean?
    • A. 

      Golden Sea

    • B. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • C. 

      South Sea

    • D. 

      Spanish Ocean

  • 4. 
    Where in the ocean would you find lobsters living?
    • A. 

      The Floor

    • B. 

      Tide Pools

    • C. 

      The Abyss

    • D. 

      Underwater Volcanoes

  • 5. 
    As much as 80% of marine debris comes from what source?
    • A. 

      Industrial Dumping

    • B. 

      Capsized Vessels

    • C. 

      Polluted Watersheds

    • D. 

      Wasteful Beachgoers

  • 6. 
    What was the largest oil spill in terms of volume in the 20th century?
    • A. 

      Ixtoc I

    • B. 

      Gulf War

    • C. 

      Exxon Valdez

    • D. 

      Fergana Valley

  • 7. 
    The world's largest hypoxic "dead zone" is located in what body of water?
    • A. 

      Gulf Of Mexico

    • B. 

      Dead Sea

    • C. 

      Black Sea

    • D. 

      Pacific Ocean

  • 8. 
    Which of these chemicals is often used to reduce phosphates in water?
    • A. 

      Hydrogen Sulfate

    • B. 

      Potassium Chloride

    • C. 

      Iron Oxide

    • D. 

      Aluminum Sulfate

  • 9. 
    The world's largest artificial reef, the U.S.S. Oriskany, can be found in what ocean?
    • A. 

      Arctic Ocean

    • B. 

      Indian Ocean

    • C. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • D. 

      Atlantic Ocean

  • 10. 
    In the 1970's, a large and failed expansion to Florida's Osborne Reef was comprised mostly of what?
    • A. 

      Damaged Cars

    • B. 

      Storage Crates

    • C. 

      Cinder Blocks

    • D. 

      Old Tires

  • 11. 
    The government-sanctioned plan to sink ships in order to create reefs is referred to as what?
    • A. 

      Hulls-To-Habitats

    • B. 

      Rigs-To-Reefs

    • C. 

      National Artificial Reef Plan

    • D. 

      National Ship Management Program

  • 12. 
    Which of these is a type of natural coral reef?
    • A. 

      Surfing Reef

    • B. 

      Archipelago

    • C. 

      Fan Reef

    • D. 

      Atoll

  • 13. 
    Coral, the largest component of reefs, is most like what type of organism?
    • A. 

      Animal

    • B. 

      Fungus

    • C. 

      Virus

    • D. 

      Plant

  • 14. 
    The dumping of most toxic chemicals into the ocean was banned by what treaty?
    • A. 

      The London Convention

    • B. 

      The Kyoto Protocols

    • C. 

      The Ocean Pollution Act

    • D. 

      The Niemeyer Accord

  • 15. 
    As it pertains to oceans, what is bioremediation?
    • A. 

      Microorganism To Clean Pollution

    • B. 

      Dump Plankton To Increase Food

    • C. 

      Filter Polluted Water For Drinking

    • D. 

      Extract Salt from Ocean Water

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