Trivia Question On Ocean

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  • 1. 
    What part of kelp holds it to the ocean floor beneath it?
    • A. 

      Blade

    • B. 

      Holdfast

    • C. 

      Root

    • D. 

      Stipe

  • 2. 
    Who collected the first major statistics for wind and ocean currents?
    • A. 

      Harrison Tyler

    • B. 

      Matthew Maury

    • C. 

      Benjamin Franklin

    • D. 

      Thomas Jefferson

  • 3. 
    Dissolved salt makes up what percentage of ocean water?
    • A. 

      75%

    • B. 

      3.50%

    • C. 

      12%

    • D. 

      5.50%

  • 4. 
    In which ocean would one find the Sargasso Sea?
    • A. 

      Arctic

    • B. 

      Pacific

    • C. 

      Indian

    • D. 

      Atlantic

  • 5. 
    Besides Greenland, what is the largest island in the Atlantic Ocean?
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      Iceland

    • C. 

      Britain

    • D. 

      Ireland

  • 6. 
    In what year did Alfred Wegner publish "The Origin of Continents and Oceans"?
    • A. 

      1915

    • B. 

      1920

    • C. 

      1932

    • D. 

      1919

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the ancient ocean that surrounded the Pangea land mass?
    • A. 

      Pannotia

    • B. 

      Panthalassa

    • C. 

      Rodina

    • D. 

      Godwanna

  • 8. 
    What percentage of Earth's volcanic activity occurs on the ocean floor?
    • A. 

      50%

    • B. 

      75%

    • C. 

      90%

    • D. 

      80%

  • 9. 
    What surface rock comprises the majority of the Earth's crust in the area beneath the oceans?
    • A. 

      Limestone

    • B. 

      Granite

    • C. 

      Obsidian

    • D. 

      Basalt

  • 10. 
    Who is credited as being the discoverer of the Pacific Ocean?
    • A. 

      Columbus

    • B. 

      Eric the Red

    • C. 

      Balboa

    • D. 

      Cortez

  • 11. 
    What did the earthquake that triggered the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami register on the Richter scale?
    • A. 

      9

    • B. 

      9.5

    • C. 

      7.9

    • D. 

      8.2

  • 12. 
    How many countries were affected by the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      8

    • D. 

      17

  • 13. 
    What fraction of the Earth do oceans cover?
    • A. 

      Three-Fourths

    • B. 

      One-Fourth

    • C. 

      One-Half

    • D. 

      Two-Thirds

  • 14. 
    About how many million tons of salt are obtained from the ocean each year?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      60

    • C. 

      2

    • D. 

      6

  • 15. 
    What valuable metal is found in the oceans but is expensive to extract?
    • A. 

      Gold

    • B. 

      Lead

    • C. 

      Sodium

    • D. 

      Aluminum

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