Heat Transfer and Ocean Currents
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  • Question 1
    300 seconds
    Q. The sun shines down on this family as the play on the beach.
    answer choices
    conduction
    convection
    radiation
  • Question 2
    300 seconds
    Q. A group of friends gather around a fire to stay warm.
    answer choices
    conduction
    convection
    radiation
  • Question 3
    300 seconds
    Q. The Gulf Stream is a current that brings warm ocean water from the south to the north.
    answer choices
    conduction
    convection
    radiation
  • Question 4
    300 seconds
    Q. Walking on the warm sand sand with your bare feet.
    answer choices
    conduction
    convection
    radiation
  • Question 5
    300 seconds
    Q. Blow drying your wet hair.
    answer choices
    conduction
    convection
    radiation
  • Question 6
    300 seconds
    Q. The man goes to take the hot pot off the stove with his bare hands.
    answer choices
    conduction
    convection
    radiation
  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q. Warm air rises and the cool air sinks.
    answer choices
    conduction
    convection
    radiation
  • Question 8
    300 seconds
    Q. In this experiment, the WARM red dye and the COLD blue dye was placed in the water at the same time. The warm red dye rose to the top while the cold blue dye sank to the bottom.
    answer choices
    conduction
    convection
    radiation
  • Question 9
    300 seconds
    Q. Heat transfers from an area of ____temperature to an area of ___ temperature.
    answer choices
    high to low
    low to high
    high to high
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. What causes surface currents to move in circular paths?
    answer choices
    strong winds
    the Coriolis effect
    salinity
    the Global Ocean Conveyor
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. Deep currents are caused by differences in the  _______________ ocean water.
    answer choices
     eutrophication of
    sun's effect on
    density of
     salinity  of 
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. In general, surface currents that flow from the tropics toward the poles carry ______________ water.
    answer choices
    warm
    cold
    fresh
    oxbow lake
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. The Gulf Stream  ____________ nearby land areas.
    answer choices
    cools
    causing freezing in
    warms
    causes rain in 
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. The thermohaline circulation is a pattern of ocean currents driven by _______________ differences.
    answer choices
    density
    temperature
    climate
    wave height
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. A surface current effects the  ________________ of nearby land.
    answer choices
    climate
    daily temperature
    winds
    toast
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Why would places near the north with the same latitude have very different climates?
    answer choices
    One place is near a warm ocean current.
    It is not possible
    Because of La Nina
    Because of El Nino
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. ____________ is an abnormal climate event that occurs every 2 to 7 years in the Pacific Ocean.
    answer choices
    El Nino
    La Nina
    Curse of the goat
    Curse of the Bambino
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. ________ is a climate event that occurs when surface waters in the eastern Pacific are colder than normal.
    answer choices
    La Nina
    El Nino
    Coriolis Effect
    trade winds
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q.        ______ is the pattern of temperature and precipitation typical of an area over a long period of time.
    answer choices
    Climate
    Weather
    A season
    The Coriolis Effect
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. Which weather tool measures the amount of kinetic energy in molecules?
    answer choices
    thermometer
    barometer
    psychrometer
    anememeter
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