3-b The Vast Ocean Honors Assessment

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  • 1. 
    Compare AND Contrast  shallow sea coral with deep sea coral.   Pay special attention to food sources. 
  • 2. 
    Tell me about the POMPEII worms.....
  • 3. 
    Choose the answer(s)  that are the MOST accurate.
    • A. 

      Thirty percent of the Earth is covered by land.

    • B. 

      The Indian Ocean is the largest ocean

    • C. 

      Approximately 70 % of the Earth is covered by water.

    • D. 

      The mid-ocean ridges are the longest mountain ranges on the Earth

  • 4. 
    A big crack in the ocean floor?
    • A. 

      Abyssal plain

    • B. 

      Trench

    • C. 

      Volcanic island

  • 5. 
    Between the continental shelf and a continental rise?
    • A. 

      Volcanic island

    • B. 

      Seamount

    • C. 

      Continental slope

  • 6. 
    A large,flat surface of fossils?
    • A. 

      Abyssal plain

    • B. 

      Seamount

    • C. 

      Trench

  • 7. 
    A mountain in the ocean? 
    • A. 

      Continental shelf

    • B. 

      Trench

    • C. 

      Seamount

  • 8. 
    Between the slope and shoreline?
    • A. 

      Volcanic island

    • B. 

      Trench

    • C. 

      Abyssal plain

    • D. 

      Continental shelf

  • 9. 
    Some robots explore the ocean for years at times and send data back to scientist at the surface. What type of robot is this?
    • A. 

      Drone

    • B. 

      Cyborge

    • C. 

      Bionic

  • 10. 
    What is Geosat?
    • A. 

      A sonar machine

    • B. 

      A ship

    • C. 

      A satellite

  • 11. 
    Identify the Continental Shelf.
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 12. 
    Identify the abyssal plains .
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 13. 
    Which one of the following water bodies is the largest ocean?
    • A. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • B. 

      Arctic Ocean

    • C. 

      Indian Ocean

    • D. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • E. 

      Aral Sea

  • 14. 
    The true edge of the continent is the continental slope
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    The ____________ are likely the most level places on Earth
    • A. 

      Guyots

    • B. 

      Deep-ocean trenches

    • C. 

      Mid-ocean ridges

    • D. 

      Continental slopes

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 16. 
    Access this website and then Choose the BEST answer(s) that describe an OCEAN TRENCH. http://www.sciencedaily.com/articles/o/oceanic_trench.htm
    • A. 

      The deepest part of the ocean

    • B. 

      Trenches are distinctive of convergent boundaries

    • C. 

      The deepest ocean depth ever sounded was in the Challenger Deep of the Mariana Trench.

    • D. 

      35798 ft is approximately 8.5 miles.

  • 17. 
    Read the Question below,  Access the website then gather information that will help you answer the question. http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2007/04/070413151129.htm We have studied hydrothermal vents since they were discovered ________ yrs ago.  Most of the vents can be found at the ______________________________, of  fast moving tectonic plantes.   Scientists have been studying "slow-moving" plates for at least ____________ years now.  But accessing these vents has been very  difficult because of their ___________________________.
    • A. 

      50, continental margin, 40, location

    • B. 

      40, continental shelf, 20, location

    • C. 

      30, mid-ocean ridges, 10, location

    • D. 

      120, continental slope, 5, location

  • 18. 
    Approximately how much of Earth's surface is covered by water?
    • A. 

      50 %

    • B. 

      30 %

    • C. 

      70 %

    • D. 

      40 %

  • 19. 
    What technology do scientists use to measure ocean depth?
    • A. 

      Sonar

    • B. 

      Laser

    • C. 

      Rope

    • D. 

      Submersible

  • 20. 
    There are 4 major Ocean Basins.  Please choose the correct answer(s).
    • A. 

      Anartic Ocean

    • B. 

      Arctic Ocean

    • C. 

      Dead Sea.

    • D. 

      Atlantic Ocean

    • E. 

      Indian Ocean

    • F. 

      Pacific Ocean

    • G. 

      Thethys Sea

  • 21. 
    This image was MOST likely taken from the ________________________.
    • A. 

      Continental margin

    • B. 

      Seamounts

    • C. 

      Abyssal plains

    • D. 

      Continental shelf

  • 22. 
    SONAR is also
    • A. 

      Microwave waves.

    • B. 

      Echo sounding.

    • C. 

      A pulmonary embolism.

  • 23. 
    Choose the BEST answer(s). How did oceanographers obtain Crater Lake's bathymetry?
    • A. 

      Sonar

    • B. 

      Divers

    • C. 

      Photographs

    • D. 

      Satellite

  • 24. 
    The _______________________________ reef is the largest reef in the world.
    • A. 

      Reefs of Bora Bora

    • B. 

      Great Barrier Reef

    • C. 

      Cozumel Reefs

  • 25. 
    What factors lead to the death of the Choral Reef at Fuji Island?
    • A. 

      Overfishing

    • B. 

      2 degrees increase in the ocean water

    • C. 

      Siltation

    • D. 

      Cooler water temperatures

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