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Tenth Grade (Grade 10) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
What does turbidity measure?
  1. the salinity of the water
  2. how hot the water is
  3. the visibility of the water
  4. the density of the water
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
What are Benthos?
  1. Ocean animals that actively swim
  2. Marine organisms that drift with the current
  3. Newly hatched fish and crabs
  4. Plants and animals living on or in the seafloor
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
Ninety-seven percent of the world's water resources are found in
  1. fresh water.
  2. salt water.
  3. ice caps and glaciers.
  4. groundwater.
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
What type of tides does the Gulf of Mexico get?
  1. diurnal
  2. semi diurnal
  3. mixed
  4. none of the above
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
What does the aquatic ecosystem include?
  1. deserts, land, & grass
  2. rivers, streams, lakes, and ponds
  3. air, clouds, and sun
  4. none of the above
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
What does the term "marine life" refer to?
  1. All organisms that live in the ocean
  2. People who serve in the military
  3. Organisms that live on land
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
Earth's surface water is found in
  1. lakes
  2. rivers
  3. streams
  4. all of the above
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
The two major controlling factors for deep ocean currents are
  1. salinity and wind
  2. pressure and salinity
  3. wind and temperature
  4. temperature and salinity
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
The deepest part of the ocean is the                .
  1. abyss
  2. aphotic zone
  3. disphotic zone
  4. photic zone
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
Seawalls are often constructed along shorelines to protect property and infrastructure. Which describes a consequence of seawall presence?
  1. seawalls reduce coastal water energy
  2. seawalls trap sand and create beaches
  3. seawalls impede longshore drift of sediment
  4. seawalls increase sand erosion from coastlines
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