ch4 - c. increasing salinity d. increasing light reflection...

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Key terms and questions Familiarize yourself with all the key terms listed at the end of chapter 4 and review all the study questions listed at the end of chapter 4. In addition, study the following self-test questions. All the information required to answer these questions is given in your textbook. 1. The unique structure of the water molecule causes it to behave as a. polar molecule b. ion c. conservative property d. acid 2. Seawater is said to be saturated with a gas if the gas is present in equilibrium concentration between the ocean and a. the atmosphere b. the sediments c. freshwater lakes d. living organisms 3. Density of seawater decreases with a. increasing water temperature b. increasing pressure
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Unformatted text preview: c. increasing salinity d. increasing light reflection 4. Seawater contains about a. 1% salt b. 3.5% salt c. 35% salt d. 99% salt 5. The amount of energy required to break hydrogen bonds and change the state of water is referred to as a. sensible heat b. latent heat c. calories d. temperature 6.. If a solution has a pH of 6, it is a. strongly acidic b. weakly acidic c. weakly alkaline d. neutral 7. Pure water is most dense at a temperature of about a -2C b. 0 C c. 4 C d. 100C 8. If a freshwater fish is placed in salt water, it is faced with a serious adjustment problem in terms of a. viscosity b. osmotic pressure c. vapor pressure d. oxygen concentration 9. Salinity of the ocean water is measured in a. latent evaporation b. parts per thousand c. osmotic pressure d. pH 10. The pH of seawater is a. strongly acidic b. neutral c. strongly alkaline d. weakly alkaline...
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ch4 - c. increasing salinity d. increasing light reflection...

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