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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
What type of glacier is confined by local topography?
  1. Alpine glacier
  2. Continental glacier
  3. Iceberg
  4. Crevasse
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Desalination is the process of what?
  1. Removing the salt from ocean and sea water
  2. Adding salt to fresh water
  3. Pumping water from underground aquifers
  4. Purifying water contaminated with pollutants
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which of the following is NOT a stage of the water cycle?
  1. Evapotranspiration
  2. Desalination
  3. Precipitation
  4. Condensation
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
What is defined as the amount of space between particles?
  1. Porosity
  2. Permeability
  3. Aquifer
  4. Hot springs
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
What does Milankovitch theory try to explain?
  1. The cause of glacial periods on Earth
  2. The beginning of the solar system
  3. The cause of the extinction of dinosaurs
  4. The cause of diabetes
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which of the following is a feature NOT often exhibited by glaciers?
  1. Crevasses
  2. Icebergs
  3. Artesian spring
  4. Ice shelves
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which zone of an aquifer has pores spaces saturated with water?
  1. Zone of aeration
  2. Zone of saturation
  3. Zone of infiltration
  4. Zone of hydration
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
What type of water has a high concentration of dissolved minerals?
  1. Soft water
  2. Hard water
  3. Hot water
  4. Cold water
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Delta is
  1. an accumulation of sediment formed where a stream enters a lake or ocean
  2. a ridge made up of mostly of coarse sediments that parallels some streams
  3. part of a streams load of solid material that is made up of sediments.
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 12 Oceanography and Hydrology
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