Chapter 3 Quiz

Instructions
Take the chapter quiz.

This assessment is worth 100 points.

  1. The continental rise is a product of   (10 points)

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  2. Flat-topped, submerged seamounts are referred to as   (10 points)

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  3. Surface coral formations growing around completely submerged seamounts are called   (10 points)

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  4. The floor of a major ocean basin is called a(n)   (10 points)

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  5. The deepest depth of the oceans is located in which trench?   (10 points)

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  6. Manganese nodules are   (10 points)

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  7. The sediments of the central deep-ocean basins of the North Pacific are formed chiefly from   (10 points)

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  8. Which of the following is least likely to be a major component of marine sediments?   (10 points)

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  9. Close to shore on the continental shelf at high-temperate latitudes, _______ deposits are most likely to predominate.   (10 points)

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  10. Acoustic profiling is used to study   (10 points)

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