Ch1 - b there could be no life in the deep sea due to lack of oxygen and darkness c some organisms have chambered gas-filled shells d there could

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Familiarize yourself with all the key terms and review all the study questions listed at the end of chapter 1. In addition, answer the following self-test questions. All the information required to answer these questions is given in your textbook. 1. Sir John Murray is best known for a. erroneous theory of deep-ocean biology b. development of the chronometer c. publication of the Challenger expedition d. early map of the Gulf Stream 2. Charles Darwin made the first chart of the Gulf Stream. a. true b. false 3. Portugal led the great age of European ocean exploration in the early fifteenth century. a. true b. false 4. Who was the first European to reach North America? a. Vasco da Gama b. Christopher Columbus c. Benjamin Franklin
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d. Leif Erickson 5. The Azoic theory states that a. the photic zone cannot extend beyond 30 meters
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Unformatted text preview: b. there could be no life in the deep sea due to lack of oxygen and darkness c. some organisms have chambered gas-filled shells d. there could be no life on Mars except on Saturday nights 6. He published “The Physical Geography of the Sea” a. Agassiz b. Maury c. Forbes d. Darwin 7. Who were the people that went out from Asia and colonized many of the Pacific islands including Hawaii? a. the Chinese b. the Micronesians c. the Polynesians d. the Vikings 8. Ferdinand Magellan was the first European captain to round the Cape of Good Hope and reach India. a. true b. false 9. Intensive, long-term surveys such as the World Ocean Circulation Experiment (WOCE) been developed in indirect response to increased concerns about a. global pollution effects b. atmospheric ozone depletion c. international oceanic resources d. global climate change 10. The 200 nautical-mile area around nations to protect fishing and resource rights is called the: a. Area You Can’t Fish In b. Exclusive Economic Zone c. International Oceanographic Boundary d. Law of the Sea...
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Ch1 - b there could be no life in the deep sea due to lack of oxygen and darkness c some organisms have chambered gas-filled shells d there could

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