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Questi on 1 2 out of 2 points It is thought that submarine canyons on the continental slope have been generated by ________ Selected Answer: Correct Answer:
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Question 2 2 out of 2 points Submarine canyons found on the continental slope and are believed to have been created ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 3 2 out of 2 points Sediments derived primarily from the products of weathering on the continents are called ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 4 2 out of 2 points Minerals that crystallize directly from seawater are examples of ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 5 2 out of 2 points The crests of mid-oceanic ridges ________. Selected Answer:
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Question 5 2 out of 2 points Correct Answer: Question 6 2 out of 2 points The ________ Ocean is largest. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 7 2 out of 2 points The continental rise is located ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 8 2 out of 2 points The ________ Ocean has more extensive abyssal plains than the Pacific Ocean because it has fewer trenches to trap sediments moving down the continental slope. Selected Answer: Correct Answer:
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Question 8 2 out of 2 points Question 9 2 out of 2 points The ________ marks the transition between the warm surface layer and the deep zone of cold water in the oceans. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 10 2 out of 2 points The height, length, and period of a wave depend upon ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 11 2 out of 2 points Which of the following is correct regarding a wave in the open ocean? Selected Answer: Correct Answer:
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Question 12 2 out of 2 points Waves begin to "feel bottom" when the depth of water is ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 13 2 out of 2 points When waves reach shallow water, they are often bent and tend to become parallel to the shore. This process is termed ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 14 2 out of 2 points The movement of water within the surf zone that parallels the shore is termed ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 15 2 out of 2 points Chesapeake Bay and Delaware Bay are ________. Selected Answer:
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Question 15 2 out of 2 points Correct Answer: Question 16 0 out of 2 points The movement of sand parallel to the shore ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 17 2 out of 2 points One result of wave refraction is that wave energy is concentrated ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer: Question 18 2 out of 2 points An isolated remnant of wave erosion is a ________. Selected Answer: Correct Answer:
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Question 19 2 out of 2 points Which of the following is designed to prevent or retard shoreline erosion? Selected Answer:
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2011 for the course PHYS 114 taught by Professor Comptonw during the Summer '10 term at Purdue.

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