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Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 10 Tectonics
Grade 10 Atmosphere
The Coriolis effect is the direct result of which of the following?
  1. temperature
  2. gravitational pull of the sun
  3. ocean currents
  4. rotation of the earth
Grade 10 Environmental Science
Which sequence outlines how electricity is generated from a fossil fuel?
  1. coal, water and steam, generator, turbine
  2. coal, water and steam, turbine, generator
  3. coal, steam, turbine, generator
  4. coal, water, generator, turbine
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
The area at the beach between the high tide line and the low tide line is called the
  1. Intertidal zone
  2. Abyssal zone
  3. Hadal zone
  4. Spring tide zone
Grade 10 Environmental Science
The increased temperature in a city is called:
  1. heat island
  2. greenhouse effect
  3. hot air rise
  4. heat sprawl
Grade 10 Environmental Science
National parks and wilderness areas are designed to do which of the following?
  1. provide recreation
  2. protect wildlife
  3. preserve natural areas
  4. all of the above
Grade 10 Atmosphere
Earth's three main climate zones are determined by which of the following criteria?
  1. differences in abiotic and biotic factors
  2. differences in precipitation
  3. differences in latitude and angle of heating
  4. differences in longitude
Grade 10 Atmosphere
The radiation that the Earth receives from the sun
  1. is affected by the Earth’s motions
  2. heats the Earth
  3. is affected by variations in the Earth’s surface
  4. all of the above
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 10 Atmosphere
How does atmospheric temperature vary?
  1. geographic location
  2. time of day
  3. time of year
  4. all of the above
Grade 10 Tectonics
What causes tectonic plates to move?
  1. radiation from within the crust
  2. magnetic forces from the inner core
  3. convection currents in the mantle
  4. slow continental drift
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