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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 2 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 7 Oceanography and Hydrology
The rise and fall of water on Earth is caused mainly by                         .
  1. the Moon's gravity
  2. the tilted axis of Earth
  3. the Moon's phases
  4. changes in the weather
Grade 5 Oceanography and Hydrology
The diagram best represents which cycle?
Water Cycles Simple
  1. rock cycle
  2. water cycle
  3. carbon cycle
  4. nitrogen cycle
Grade 4 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 3 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which is not an ocean?
  1. Indian
  2. Pacific
  3. Superior
  4. Atlantic
Grade 2 Oceanography and Hydrology
Most of Earth is covered by oceans.
  1. Yes - True
  2. No - False
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
The water cycle is also called the                  .
  1. rock cycle.
  2. hydrologic cycle.
  3. carbon cycle.
  4. nitrogen cycle.
Grade 10 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
What is the source of energy for the water cycle?
  1. gravity
  2. transpiration
  3. the oceans
  4. the Sun
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 11 Oceanography and Hydrology
Match the terms in Column A with their corresponding description in Column B.
__ coral reef A. reef separated from a mainland or island shore by a deep lagoon
__ ribbon reef B. Communities of trees that grow in shallow marine waters
__ wetlands C. Areas where there is a gradual transition from land to water. Include swamps, tidal flats, lagoons and marshes.
__ anaerobic respiration D. Nursery community of flowering plants that live underwater.
__ barrier reef E. A sheet of living coral polyps which grow only a few millimeters a year. A reef composed of coral and the organic matter
__ detritivores F. Sloping part of the beach. The low and hide tides (internal zone)
__ grass community G. Long, narrow, somewhat winding reef, usually associated with an atoll lagoon.
__ sandy beach H. Community along the foreshore where large animals burrow into the sand
__ foreshore I. Bacteria and fungi that live in mud must carry out a cellular metabolism in which oxygen is not used.They use sulfate and release hydrogen sulfide. This leads to the characteristic "rotten egg" smell of the mud flats.
__ mangrove community J. Organisms that feed on detritus (decomposing organic matter)
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
A geyser is a hot spring that shoots columns of                                                                 .
  1. cold water and steam into the air every so often.
  2. hot water and steam into the air every so often.
  3. hot water and steam into the air all the time.
  4. hot water and steam into the inside of the earth every so often.
Grade 6 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which of the Earth's spheres is best represented by the diagram?
Water Cycles Simple
  1. biosphere
  2. geosphere
  3. atmosphere
  4. hydrosphere
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