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Waves, Currents, And Tides.[print questions]

What effects ocean currents?
a) temperature and density
b) Only temperature
c) Waves
d) moon's gravity

What is the amount of salt in water called?
a) brackish
b) salinity
c) fresh water
d)

A period of the year that has similar weather every year.
a) climate
b) season
c) solstice
d)

What type of tide occurs when the earth, moon, and sun are in a line?
a) sping tide
b) neap tide
c)
d)

How long between a high tide and low tide?
a) 5 hours
b) 6 hours
c) 3 hours
d) 4 hours

What is the distance from the crest to the trough of a wave?
a) crest
b) trough
c) wave length
d) wave height

What is the distance from one wave to the next wave?
a) crest
b) trough
c) wave height
d) wave length

What is the lowest point of wave?
a) crest
b) trough
c) wave length
d) wave height

What is the highest point of a wave?
a) crest
b) trough
c) wave height
d) wave length

What effects tides?
a) moon's gravity and earth's rotation
b) earth's revolution
c) wind
d)

Which has more density-cold water or warm water?
a) Cold
b) warm
c)
d)

What causes waves?
a) sun's energy
b) wind
c) earth's gravity
d)

Eclipse during the full/new moon phase when the sunlight is blocked
a) lunar
b) solar
c) moon
d)

Eclipse during the 1st/3rd quarters when the moon is not visible
a) lunar
b) solar
c) moon
d)

What effects the seasons?
a) rotation of the earth
b) tilt of the earth and revolution
c) revolution and rotation of the earth
d) gravity of the moon and sun

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