Oceanography Chapter 1 Baker OCC

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  1. 1The average height of the continents above sea level is greater than the average depth of the ocean?
    True
    False
    False
  2. 2Most of water on earth is contained…
    A. in the ocean
    B. in land ice, groundwater, and all the freshwater lakes and rivers
    C. in it’s interior
    D. in the atmosphere
    C. in it’s interior
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  3. 3What orderly process do scientists use to verify or reject theories?
    A. Experimental Method
    B. Hypothetical Method
    C. Scientific Method
    D. Observational Method
    C. Scientific Method
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. 4Life on Earth almost certainly originated
    A. in the ocean.
    B. on land.
    C. from other planets.
    D. in ponds.
    A. in the ocean.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. 5What element makes up the most abundant form of matter in the universe?
    A. hydrogen
    B. oxygen
    C. iron
    D. helium
    A. hydrogen
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. 6A supernova is:
    A. an exploding star.
    B. a large galaxy.
    C. a protostar.
    D. a solar nebula.
    A. an exploding star.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. 7Physical oceanographers:
    A. Are concerned with the composition of the inner Earth, the mobility of the crust, the characteristics of seafloor sediments, and the history of Earth’s ocean, continents and climate.
    B. Design and build oil platforms, ships, harbors, and other structures that enable us to use the ocean wisely.
    C. Study and observe wave dynamics, currents, and ocean-atmosphere interaction.
    D. Study the ocean’s dissolved solids and gases, and their relationships to the geology and biology of the ocean as a whole.
    C. Study and observe wave dynamics, currents, and ocean-atmosphere interaction.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. 8Earth’s ocean first formed
    A. before the atmosphere.
    B. from the cloud that formed the sun and planets.
    C. when the surface became cool enough for liquid water to collect.
    D. from water contained in comets.
    C. when the surface became cool enough for liquid water to collect.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. 9Interlinking lines of evidence tell us that the age of Earth is approximately
    A. 10 billion years old.
    B. 4.6 billion years old.
    C. 6,000 years old.
    D. 5 million years old.
    B. 4.6 billion years old.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. 10How long ago might life on Earth have originated?
    A. 2.0 billion years
    B. 560 million years
    C. 4.6 billion years
    D. 3.85 billion years
    D. 3.85 billion years
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. 11If you were looking around our solar system for another planetary body that could have life, the most important thing you would look for is liquid water.
    True
    False
    True
  12. 12Of all the bodies in the solar system, researchers are increasingly certain that Earth is the only location that contains liquid water
    True
    False
    False
  13. 13The Earth has always had an atmosphere about the same as it is today.
    True
    False
    False
  14. 14The scientific theory for the origin of the universe is known as the Accretion Theory.
    True
    False
    False
  15. 15The world ocean covers about 97% of the Earth's surface.
    True
    False
    False
  16. 16How long might our descendants enjoy life on earth as we know it today before our Sun dies?
    A. 1 Billion Years
    B. 10 Billion Years
    C. 5 Billion Years
    D. 100 Billion Years
    C. 5 Billion Years
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. 17The most accepted explanation of the moon's origin is __________________.
    A. it was formed by the collision of the Earth with a Mars-sized planetary body.
    B. it is a remnant of the planet Saturn.
    C. it is a captured asteroid.
    D. it is a remnant of the planet Jupiter.
    A. it was formed by the collision of the Earth with a Mars-sized planetary body.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  18. 18Earth’s heavy elements came from _________________.
    A. the deaths of ancient stars
    B. comets
    C. asteriods
    D. meteors
    A. the deaths of ancient stars
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  19. 19An explanation that is supported by many observations, has no major inconsistencies, and is accepted by most scientists is _____________________.
    A. a scientific method
    B. a theory
    C. a hypothesis
    D. an observation
    B. a theory
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  20. 20Life on earth is formed of aggregations of a few basic kinds of compounds?
    A. Nitrogen
    B. Carbon
    C. Hydrogen
    D. Oxygen
    B. Carbon
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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