Oceanography/Quiz

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The illustration shows the mixed layer depth in meters from the surface down to the considered depth below which mixing is lacking or much less. Credit: Giorgiogp2.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, On Earth one of the five large bodies of water separating the continents is called an ocean.

Yes
No

2

Galileo Deployment (high res).jpg
What is the blue-radiation source in the image at right?

3

Yes or No, The Pacific ocean borders Iowa.

Yes
No

4

Complete the text:

The swirls of tan, green, blue, and white are most likely

in the water. Some of the color may come from

.

5

Yes or No, The Pacific ocean borders Myanmar.

Yes
No

6

Which of the following is not a prominent contributor associated with the bluish color of water on Earth?

the blue sky
chlorophyll
dissolved organic matter
cyanobacteria
decomposition processes from dead organic matter such as plants
highly organic soils

7

Yes or No, The Atlantic ocean borders Chile.

Yes
No

8

True or False, The pale green patterns tinting the water along the Namibian coast in late February 2012 indicated high concentrations of sulfur.

TRUE
FALSE

9

What are pale green when viewed through the water of the Persian Gulf fringing the shoreline and islands of the UAE in a Landsat image?

10

Yes or No, The Indian ocean borders Uganda.

Yes
No

11

Which of the following strongly influence phytoplankton blooms in the northern Arabian Sea?

seasonal wind shifts
the monsoon
southwesterly winds
large-scale ocean circulation
northeast winds in winter
landlocked to the north

12

Yes or No, The Atlantic ocean empties into the Pacific.

Yes
No

13

What underwater events are the milky green swirls in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of El Hierro due to?

14

Yes or No, The Nile river empties into the Arctic ocean.

Yes
No

15

Which of the following is a phenomenon associated with the Pacific Ocean?

borders the Arabian peninsula
occupies nearly a complete hemisphere of the Earth
separates Brazil from the Congo
few or no canyons and scarps on its bottom
surrounds Greenland
drains the Mediterranean

16

Yes or No, The Mississippi river empties into the Pacific ocean.

Yes
No

17

Which of the following is not a phenomenon associated with the Indian Ocean?

Borneo
coastline of Western Australia
India
Madagascar
Somalia
Persian Gulf

18

Yes or No, The Black Sea empties into the Arctic ocean.

Yes
No

19

Which of the following are oceans of Earth?

Pacific
Atlantic
Indian
Southern
Arctic
Baltic

20

Yes or No, The Black Sea and the Caspian Sea cannot empty into the Indian ocean.

Yes
No


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. Oceanography includes the geography of the oceans.

See also[edit]

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