Unit 3.1

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25 questions
• Q1
Which of the following would increase density of ocean water?
precipitation
increasing temperature
ice formation
rivers/streams
30s
• Q2
What is the angle of the sun at noon if the sub-solar point of 23.5 N at a latitude of 14 S?
65.5
52.5
50.5
99.5
30s
• Q3
If it is winter in the southern hemisphere, which of the following states would have the longest day length in the northern hemisphere?
Montana
Hawaii
Mississippi
Arkansas
30s
• Q4
In order for conduction to occur, objects must be...
be plastic
in direct contact
be metal
be close to each other
30s
• Q5
Rising warm air currents are an example of...
convection
conduction
30s
• Q6
What causes your feet to burn when you walk on the hot sand at the beach?
Conduction
Convection
30s
• Q7
Why is the global conveyor belt important?
It depletes surface water of essential nutrients
It transports heat from the equator to the poles
It causes glaciers to form
30s
• Q8
When salt water and fresh water mix the _____________________ will sink because it is _________________________
freshwater, more dense
saltwater, less dense
freshwater, less dense
saltwater, more dense
30s
• Q9
____________________ causes water vapor to rise.
Convection
Conduction
30s
• Q10
If it is winter in the northern hemisphere, the ___________________________ is tilted away from the sun.
equator
southern hemisphere
northern hemisphere
30s
• Q11
What causes surface water at the poles to sink?
Warm water traveling up from the equator
The temperature differences of the surface and deep water
High salinity due to ice formation
30s
• Q12
What might cause surface water at the equator to sink?
Cold water moving in from the poles
High salinity due to increased evaporation
Low salinity due to increased precipitation
30s
• Q13
How could you prevent a cup of water from getting cold quickly?
Put it in a container that reflects heat-shiny metal
Put it in a container that absorbs heat-dull black
30s
• Q14
If you are sitting in a chair a few feet from a fire and start to feel hot, this is due to what?