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Sixth Grade (Grade 6) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
Water coming out of the atmosphere onto the earth is
  1. transpiration
  2. precipitation
  3. condensation
  4. evaporation
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
What is the Japanese word that means "harbor wave?"
  1. Hurricane
  2. Typhoon
  3. Tsunami
  4. Volcano
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
Who is in the most danger from a tsunami?
  1. a person flying in an airplane
  2. a person hiking up an inland mountain
  3. a person playing in the sand on a coastal beach
  4. a person on a cruise ship floating in deep ocean water
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
The water cycle is also called the
  1. rock cycle
  2. hydrological cycle
  3. carbon cycle
  4. nitrogen cycle
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
Letter G on the water cycle diagram shown can best be described as
Water Cycles
  1. water runoff
  2. water infiltration
  3. groundwater flow
  4. groundwater storage
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
The loss of water by plants is
  1. evaporation
  2. condensation
  3. transpiration
  4. precipitation
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
An underwater mountain is called
  1. an ocean trench
  2. a sea mount
  3. a continental shelf
  4. an ocean ridge
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which of earth's spheres is best represented by the diagram?
Water Cycles Simple
  1. biosphere
  2. geosphere
  3. atmosphere
  4. hydrosphere
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
Deep ocean currents are the result of which process?
  1. conduction
  2. radiation
  3. convection
  4. evaporation
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
What is the lowest point of a wave called?
  1. Trough
  2. Wave Height
  3. Wavelength
  4. Crest
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
The water cycle is the Earth's way of
  1. getting rid of water
  2. recycling water
  3. chemically changing water
  4. increasing the water supply
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which of the following is an example of condensation?
  1. falling snow
  2. cloud formation
  3. breathing in and out
  4. rainwater seeping into soil
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which of the following is an example of precipitation?
  1. falling snow
  2. cloud formation
  3. breathing in and out
  4. rainwater seeping into soil
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology

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Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
What do we call the highest point of a wave?
  1. Trough
  2. Wave Height
  3. Wavelength
  4. Crest
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
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