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ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity During an Ice Age part of Examples
One million years ago ice sheets covered much of the Earth's land surface during an ice age. How did this affect the salinity of the oceans? a. Oceans were saltier than today. b. Oceans were less salty than ...
ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity #2 part of Examples
How would salinity of the oceans vary if the oceans were twice as deep as present and held approximately twice as much water? a. Salinity would be less than present b. Salinity would be greater than present c. ...
ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity #1 part of Examples
How would the salinity of the oceans vary if the continents and oceans each covered 50% of Earth's surface and precipitation and evaporation were similar to present? a. salinity would be lower than today b. ...
ConcepTest: Oceans by South America #6 part of Examples
Examine the image of part of the South American continent and neighboring oceans. (Image courtesy the National Geophysical Data Center.) Which sites are most likely to be located on oceanic crust? a. A, B, C, & ...
ConcepTest: Ocean Currents part of Examples
Ocean currents at G are flowing in what direction? a. to the west b. to the east c. to the north d. to the south
ConcepTest: Waves part of Examples
At which location in the diagram below would the waves break closer to the beach? a. A b. B c. C
ConcepTest: Characteristics of the Ocean Floor part of Examples
What is the relationship between age and the character of the ocean floor? Which statement is TRUE? a. Deeper regions of the ocean floor tend to be younger b. The Pacific is larger than the Atlantic because it ...
ConcepTest: Ocean Current Transport part of Examples
A shipment of rubber elephants falls overboard at location A on the map below. Ocean currents transport the elephants around the ocean in which sequence? a. A - G - B - F - E - A b. A - E - C - G - A c. A - G - C - ...
ConcepTest: Shoreline Current Flow part of Examples
Examine the image below and answer the following question. Shoreline currents are flowing from_______. a. top to bottom of image. b. bottom to top of image.
ConcepTest: Tidal Ranges 1 part of Examples
If the moon were farther away from the Earth: a. Tidal ranges would be larger b. Tidal ranges would be smaller c. There would no change in tidal ranges