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What does Curtis Ebbesmeyer do for a living?
a) He is an oceanographer. b) He studies the stars. c) He is a drifter. d) He is a beachcomber.
flotsam is ....
a) is another name for the fish in the ocean. b) another name for ships that carries cargo. c) another name for the junk in the ocean. d) is Curtis Ebbesmeyer's nickname.
Nike sneakers washed ashore
a) on California beaches. b) on Alaskan beaches. c) on Oregon beaches. d) on Washington beaches.
Container ships transport a
a) whopping 100 thousand containers a year. b) whopping 100 million containers a year. c) whopping 10 thousand containers a year. d) whopping 10 million containers a year.
A container can hold...
a) 5 million sneakers or 10 thousand plastic bags. b) 10 thousand whiteboards or 5 million underwear. c) 5 million socks or 10 thousand chairs. d) 10 thousand sneakers or 5 million plastic bags.
The best thing that helped Curtis Ebbesmeyer with his currents theory were
a) plastic ducks that floated on the ocean. b) plastic ducks that floated under the ocean. c) plastic frogs that floated on the ocean. d) plastic frogs that floated under the ocean.
Ebbesmeyer thought that the ducks would float through the
a) Bering Strait and the Antarctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. b) Bering Strait and the Antarctic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean. c) Bering Strait and the Arctic Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean. d) Bering Strait and the Arctic Ocean to the Pacific Ocean.
In November 1993, plastic ducks were found in
a) Seattle, Washington b) Bejing, China c) Portland, Oregon d) Sitka, Alaska
The First Years Company was giving away
a) $100 for every duck found on Antarctic beaches b) $100 for every duck found on Atlantic beaches c) $100 for every duck found on Arctic beaches d) $100 for every duck found on Pacific beaches
Ebbesmeyer knows that flotsam can help
a) scientists predict the currents b) beachcombers predict the weather c) scientists predict the weather d) beachcombers predict the currents
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