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ConcepTest: Spit Formation part of Examples
A beach is oriented east-west. It is bordered by bays at both its east and west ends. A current flowing parallel to the beach transports sand from west to east. In which bay will a spit form? a) east b) west

ConcepTest: Hot/Cold Water Circulation part of Examples
A fish tank is filled almost to the brim with room temperature water. Two containers of cold and hot water are prepared. Red coloring is added to the hot water, blue coloring is added to the cold water. The cold ...

ConcepTest: Oceans by South America #3 part of Examples
Examine the image of part of the South American continent and neighboring oceans. (Image courtesy the National Geophysical Data Center.) Which pair of sites is most likely located on a continental slope? a. A & ...

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

ConcepTest: Tidal Ranges 2 part of Examples
If the moon were larger: a. Tidal ranges would be larger b. Tidal ranges would be smaller c. There would no change in tidal ranges.

ConcepTest: Where Waves Break 2 part of Examples
At which location would the waves break further from the beach? a. A b. B

ConcepTest: Ocean Conveyer Belt Speed 1 part of Examples
Adding more salt to the North Atlantic Ocean would cause the global ocean conveyer belt to a. slow down b. speed up c. undergo no change

ConcepTest: Ocean Conveyer Belt Speed 2 part of Examples
Adding more freshwater to the North Atlantic Ocean would cause the global ocean conveyer belt to a. slow down b. speed up c. undergo no change

ConcepTest: Longshore Current part of Examples
Three hotels are located near each other along a popular beach. Hotel 2 decides to build a groin (out into the long shore current). Which of the other hotels is most likely to sue to stop the construction? a. Hotel ...

ConcepTest: Ice Sheets and Water Depth part of Examples
Ice sheets covered much of the Northern Hemisphere one million years ago during part of the last ice age. How did this affect the depth of water in the oceans? a. Oceans were shallower than today b. Oceans were ...

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