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When the moon is at full or new phases, the tidal current velocities are strong and are called
a) spring tides b) Ocean Tides c) Neap tides d) weak tides
When the moon is at first or third quarter phases, tidal current velocities are weak and are called
a) Neap tides b) Srping tides c) Ocean Tides d) Strong tides
Wave height is affected by...
a) wind speed, wind duration, and fetch (the distance over water that the wind blows in a single direct b) wind duration, and fetch (the distance over water that the wind blows in a single direct c) wind speed, and fetch (the distance over water that the wind blows in a single direct d) wind speed, wind duration
Earth’s rotation causes air circulating in the atmosphere to deflect toward the right in the Northern Hemisphere and toward the left in the Southern Hemisphere.
a) The Coriolis effect. b) Westerlies. c) Trade winds. d) The doldrums
The global-scale system of deep-ocean currents is sometimes...
a) Global conveyor belt. b) Tides c) Surface ocean currents d) Deep ocean currents
The highest point of the wave above the line of origin.
a) Crest b) Medium c) Frequency d) Energy
The lowest point of the wave beneath the line of origin...
a) Trough b) Wavelength c) Crest d) Hertz
The distance measured from crest to crest of one complete wave or cycle is called...
a) wavelength b) wave height c) crest d) trough
What is the material through which a wave travels?
a) medium b) wave c) crest d) trough
The height of the wave...
a) amplitude b) crest c) trough d) frequency
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