ch2 - these are called: a. abyssal plains b. coastal plains...

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Familiarize yourself with all the key terms and review all the study questions listed at the end of chapter 2. In addition, study the following self-test questions. All the information required to answer these questions is given in your textbook. 1. Which of the following is not associated with continental margins? a. shelf break b. continental rise c. continental slope d. island arc 2. The oceans cover about what percent of the Earth’s surface? a. 29.2 b. 50.2 c. 30.5 d. 70.8 3. Which of the following best describes the Pacific Ocean? a. deepest of major ocean basins b. small mountain building c. receives large runoff from continental rivers d. not many islands
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4. One of the flattest features on Earth’s surface exists in the deep ocean;
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Unformatted text preview: these are called: a. abyssal plains b. coastal plains c. fracture zones d. microcontinents 5. The most volcanic region on Earth is a. Hawaii b. Indonesia c. New Zealand d. South America 6. The Aleutian Trench is located in the South Atlantic. a. true b. false 7. Which of the following is a major source of warm, saline water in the Indian Ocean? a. Red Sea b. Caribbean Sea c. Black Sea d. Mediterranean Sea 8. The hypsographic curve shows one of the following: a. profile or typical ocean bottom topography b. relative abundance of land elevations and oceanic depths c. formation of shoreline features d. all of the above 9. The ocean basin that receives large amounts of fresh water and sediment from the Amazon and Congo rivers is the Atlantic Ocean. a. true b. false 10. The submerged mountain range that runs from Iceland down to the Antarctic Ocean is called a. East Pacific Rise b. Mid Indian Ridge c. Mid-Atlantic Ridge d. Pacific Antarctic Ridge...
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ch2 - these are called: a. abyssal plains b. coastal plains...

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