Lecture 2 - 2006

Lecture 2 - 2006 - NAME _OCEANOGRAPHY LECTURE TEST # 2...

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NAME _________________________________________________OCEANOGRAPHY LECTURE TEST # 2 MATCHING: ___ 1.Manganese Nodule A.silica particle from space ___ 2. Trade Winds B.open sea deposits ___ 3.Phosphate Nodule C.at 35° to 60° latitude ___ 4.Tektite D.derived from land ___ 5.Pelagic E.subject to effects of breaking waves ___ 6.CCD F.deepest part of ocean basins ___ 7.Sorting G.variation in particle size ___ 8.ITCZ H.carbonate dissolution equals carbonate production ___ 9.Wentworth I.due to density differences ___ 10.Terrigenous J.incoming solar radiation ___ 11.Coriolis K.precipitated around nuclei on ocean floor ___ 12.Trench L.grain size scale ___ 13. Horse Latitude M.atmospheric convergence at the equator ___ 14. Berm N.deflect free-moving objects due to Earth's rotation ___ 15. Insolation O.onshore sand body built by swells ___ 16. Westerlies P.persistent atmospheric circulation moving toward equator ___ 17.Turbidity Current Q.with subsiding, high pressure atmospheric systems ___ 18. Beach R.formed by upwelling and biogenic activity MULTIPLE CHOICE: ___ 19. The most tectonically-complex ocean basin is the A.Atlantic B.Pacific C.Indian Ocean ___ 20. Which of the following is important in the growth of marine plants? A.nitrates B.nitrites C.iron D.iodine E.all of the above are important in the growth of marine plants ___ 21. Bird-foot deltas form due to ?-domination. A.fluvial B.wave C.tide ___ 22. Wind speed is 50 km per hour; there are several isobars on the weather map. The feature on the map is a A.tropical depression B.hurricane C.tropical storm D.tropical disturbance ___ 23. Due to the Coriolis Effect, large water masses are deflected to the ? in the Southern Hemisphere. A.right B.left C.water masses may be deflected to the right or left in the Southern Hemisphere due to the Coriolis Effect ___ 24. Hurricanes A.always form at the equator B.originate over water or land C.originate where sea-surface
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temperature is at least 79-80°F D.all of the above are true E.none of the above is true ___ 25. Island arc systems are formed by A.obduction B.suturing C.subduction D.all of the above E.none of the above ___ 26. The oldest ocean basin is the A.Atlantic B.Pacific C.Indian Ocean ___ 27. The seasons are primarily due to the Earth's A.distance from the sun B.axial tilt C.both distance and axial tilt are equally important in determination of the season ___ 28. Light would penetrate farther within the sea if A.the sea had more wave action B.if the sea was more turbid C.if the angle of the sun was higher in the sky D.all of the above are true E.none of the above is true ___ 29. One would expect greater salinity of seawater if A.precipitation exceeds evaporation in the region B.if rivers are nearby C.all of the above are true D.none of the above is true ___ 30. Sialic plates A.are formed from basalt B.are produced at mid-oceanic ridges C.have high specific gravities D.all of the above are true E.none of the above are true ___ 31. Most hurricane destruction is in ? due to warmer sea temperatures.
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