Lecture 1 - 2006

Lecture 1 - 2006 - NAME _ OCEANOGRAPHY TEST # 1 A. MULTIPLE...

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NAME _________________________________________________________ OCEANOGRAPHY TEST # 1 A. MULTIPLE CHOICE: ___ 1. ? wrote The Physical Geography of the Sea. A.Ehrenberg B.Forbes C.Maury D.Franklin E.Hensen ___ 2. The primary structural units of life consist of A.adenosine triphosphate B.nucleic acids C.amino acids D.all of the above are equally important structural units ___ 3. Island arcs are formed due to plate A.obduction B.suturing C.subduction D.all of the above form island arcs ___ 4. The oceans were probably formed due to A.comet impacts B.water condensation due to Earth cooling C.outgassing of the Earth’s interior D.all of the above may have influenced the formation of the oceans ___ 5. The Miller-Urey Experiment succeeded in synthesizing A.adenosine triphosphate B.nucleic acids C.amino acids D.all of the above were produced in the Miller-Urey Experiment ___ 6. The International Date Line is a A.Parallel B.Meridian C.the International Date Line may be a parallel or a meridian ___ 7. Which of the following is not true concerning terrestrial planets? A.mostly made from silica B.few satellites C.densities range from 0.71 to 1.67 gm/cm 3 D.no rings E.small size ___ 8. The largest and deepest ocean basin is the A.Indian B.Atlantic C.Pacific ___ 9. Which of the following is not true concerning prokaryotes? A.include the bacteria, blue-green algae and archaebacteria B.were the earliest life forms C.lack organelles and a nuclear membrate D.have both asexual and sexual reproduction E.all of the above are true concerning prokaryotes ___ 10. ? formulated the “Azoic Theory”, concluding that ocean bottoms were devoid of life. A.Ehrenberg B.Forbes C.Maury D.Franklin E.Hensen ___ 11. Mid-oceanic ridges are composed of A.basalt B.granite C.andesite D.mid-oceanic ridges are composed of all of the above ___ 12. Exclusive Economic Zones extend ? nautical miles out to sea. A.50 B.100 C.150 D.200 E.250 ___ 13. The sun is made of approximately ? percent helium. A.27 B.51 C.61 D.71 E.81 ___ 14. ? built the first accurate marine chronometers. A.Harrison B.John Ross C.James Clark Ross D.Maury E.Ehrenberg ___ 15. Planets were formed by the process of A.condensation B.accretion C.both condensation and accretion
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was important in the formation of planets ___ 16. The oceans cover about ? percent of the Earth’s surface.
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