Ocean Currents and Climate
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  • Question 1
    20 seconds
    Q. A large volume of water flowing from one place to another?
    answer choices
    global winds
    coriolis effect
    ocean current
    tradewinds
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the major cause of surface currents?
    answer choices
    dolphins
    wind
    hurricanes
    tides
  • Question 3
    20 seconds
    Q. Why does heat rise in a convection current?
    answer choices
    less dense
    more dense
    more humid
    less humid
  • Question 4
    20 seconds
    Q. Why does cold water sink in a convection current?
    answer choices
    Less dense
    more dense
    Less humid
    More humid
  • Question 5
    20 seconds
    Q. Which air mass brings cold, dry air to the United States?
    answer choices
    Air Mass #1
    Air Mass #2
  • Question 6
    20 seconds
    Q. Which air mass comes from the equator region?
    answer choices
    Air mass #1
    Air mass #2
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Which air mass has wet, warm air?
    answer choices
    Continental Tropical
    Continental Polar
    Marine Tropical
    Marine Polar
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Which air mass is found over land?
    answer choices
    Continental
    Marine/Ocean
    Tropical
    Polar
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. What causes the Coriolis Effect?
    answer choices
    Ocean currents
    Air Masses
    The Equator
    Earth's rotation
  • Question 10
    20 seconds
    Q. Is the picture representing a land breeze or sea breeze?
    answer choices
    Land breeze
    Sea breeze
  • Question 11
    20 seconds
    Q. 1)  What powers oceans and wind currents?
    answer choices
    Corilois effect
    Earth's rotation
    The sun
    The wind
  • Question 12
    20 seconds
    Q. Does the land or the sea heat up faster in the diagram?
    answer choices
    Land
    Sea
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Is the California current a warm or cold current?
    answer choices
    warm current
    cold current
  • Question 14
    10 seconds
    Q. Does the gulf stream originate near the Equator or the Poles? 
    answer choices
    Equator
    Poles
  • Question 15
    45 seconds
    Q.  How does the Gulf Stream affect the climate in Florida and the United Kingdom?
    answer choices
    Florida and the United Kingdom have colder climates.
    Florida and the United Kingdom have dryer climates.
    Florida and the United Kingdom have warmer climates compared to locations at the same latitude.
    None of the above
  • Question 16
    20 seconds
    Q. Does the gulf stream carry warm or cold water?
    answer choices
    warm water
    cold water
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