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ConcepTest: Drivers of Ocean Salinity Variations part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:ConcepTests:Examples
Imagine ocean circulation stopped suddenly, with half of the world's salts in the northern hemisphere and half in the southern hemisphere. Assuming no net difference between evaporation and precipitation ...
ConcepTest: Ocean Element Profiles - 1 part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:ConcepTests:Examples
Which element could have a depth profile in the ocean that looks like this? A. Oxygen, an element produced during photosynthesis B. Barium, an element required in trace amounts for micro-organisms C. Nitrogen, a ...
ConcepTest: Groundwater Production part of Examples
The cross section below simplifies the groundwater resources in a county in a Midwest state. Which location would have the potential for the best groundwater production? A. Sand and gravel on hilltop B. Shale ...
ConcepTest: Relative Plate Motion part of Examples
A and B represent locations on two separate plates. The curved black line represents the plate boundary. The arrows show the directions of plate motion and the rates of motion are indicated. What kind of plate ...
ConcepTest: Oldest Rocks part of Examples
Carefully examine the relative positions of the lettered arrows on the timeline below and estimate the ages represented by each arrow. Identify which letter corresponds most closely to the age of the oldest known ...
ConcepTest: Locating Wells part of Examples
Liquid hazardous waste is disposed of by pumping it down injection wells. Which well location would be the most suitable to use for an injection well? a.) b.) c.)
ConcepTest: Tropic of Cancer Temperature and Precipitation part of Examples
Which of the points on the graph below best represents conditions along the Tropic of Cancer (23 degrees N latitude)? a. A b. B c. C d. D e. E
ConcepTest: Determining Numbers of Plates part of Examples
Examine the map and answer the question that follows. X, Y, and Z represent continental lithosphere, the blank areas represent oceanic lithosphere. How many plates are present? a. 3 b. 4 c. 5 d. 6
ConcepTest: Cross-Sections of Plate Boundaries part of Examples
The map below shows the plate configurations along the western margin of North America. Which of the four diagrams on the right best represents a cross section through the outer layers of Earth along the line X-Y?
ConcepTest: Fault Displacement part of Examples
What is the relative displacement of the fault that offsets the road in the photo? a. left lateral b. right lateral c. normal d. reverse