Chapter 13 - Multiple-Choice Questions 1 In the 1870s the...

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Multiple-Choice Questions 1) In the 1870s, the __________ was involved in the first far-reaching, comprehensive study of Earth's oceans. A) H.M.S. Moonbeam B) H.M.S. Bismarck C) H.M.S. Challenger D) H.M.S. Brit Answer: C Diff: 1 2) Water depths and seafloor topography are now routinely determined by __________. 3) Geologically, __________ are actually submerged parts of the continents. 4) The __________ lies at the base of the continental slope. 5) Submarine canyons found on the continental slope and rise are believed to have been created __________. A) by rivers during the ice age B) by faulting C) because of a plate plunging into the mantle D) none of these Answer: D Diff: 1 6) Which one of the following would most likely be covered with thick turbidite layers?
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7) Which of the following is NOT true of deep ocean trenches? 8) Seamounts __________. 9) "Black smokers" are associated with __________. A) oceanic ridges B) metal-rich sulfide deposits C) hot water D) all of these Answer: D Diff: 1 10) __________ marks the edge of a continent. 11) The gently sloping submerged surface extending from the shoreline toward the deep ocean is termed the __________.
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