Understanding Earth

Geology/Geography/Oceanography/Atmospheric Sciences

Quiz 20 :

Coastlines and Ocean Basins

Quiz 20 :

Coastlines and Ocean Basins

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How deep is the deepest part of the ocean?
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B

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Where is the ocean floor deepest?
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A

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Which of the following statements is true?
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C

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Graded beds of sand,silt,and mud deposited on submarine fans are called
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A traverse from North America across the Atlantic Ocean to continental Europe would reveal that the ocean floor
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Approximately,at what depth does the ocean water become undersaturated with respect to calcium carbonate?
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What is the carbonate compensation depth in the oceans?
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Which of the following is an active continental margin?
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In which of the following locations would you most likely find outcrops of basalt on the ocean floor?
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The depth at which calcium carbonate starts to dissolve in the oceans is called the
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Hydrothermal springs located on the floor of mid-ocean rift valleys can reach temperatures as high as approximately
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Large fan-shaped deposits of fine-grained sediments that accumulate on the continental rise are called
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Which of the following currents erode and deposit fine-grained sediments on the continental slope and rise?
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Approximately what is the current annual rise of sea level?
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Which of the following regions is a broad,flat,sand- and mud-covered platform that is part of the continent but slightly submerged?
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Which of the following materials would one expect to find on a continental shelf at a passive margin?
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Where does most volcanic activity on the seafloor take place?
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Which of the following statements is false?
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Which of the following are flat-topped seamounts,resulting from erosion of an island volcano when it was above sea level?
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If one were to start from the east coast of North America and descend into the Atlantic Ocean,one would travel along the
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