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1. Which of the following bodies is part of the world 6. How does the Pacific Ocean compare to the world's
ocean? other oceans?
a. The Gulf of Mexico a. It's the smallest
b. The Mississippi River b. It's the largest
c. Lake Michigan c. It's the hottest
d. Niagara Falls d. It's the coldest

2. How is the Caspian Sea different from the 7. If you were visiting Asia during monsoon season,
Mediterranean Sea? what object might you want to bring?
a. The Caspian Sea is part of the Atlantic Ocean; the a. b.
Mediterranean is part of the Pacific Ocean
b. The Caspian Sea isn't directly connected to any
ocean; the Mediterranean is
c. The Caspian Sea contains fresh water; the
Mediterranean contains salt water c. d.
d. The Caspian Sea cannot support marine life; the
Mediterranean supports a lot of marine life

3. In the movie, Tim says that the waters of the world


ocean are "integral" to life on earth. What does 8. One direct effect of the Gulf Stream is that:
"integral" mean?
a. Northwestern Europe tends to be warmer than
a. Unnecessary northeastern North America
b. Deadly b. Africa is the hottest continent on the planet
c. Helpful c. The climate of Australia is warm enough to support
d. Essential human life
d. Antarctica is the coldest continent on the planet
4. What might happen if warm and
cool currents did not move 9. What do you call a scientist who studies the ocean
through the ocean's waters? for a living?
a. An oceanist
a. Ocean temperatures would become either too hot or b. An oceanologist
too cold to support life. c. An oceanographer
b. Climates on land might be extremely different. d. An oceananthropist
c. There would be no ocean tides.
d. The pace of global warming would accelerate. 10. What can you infer about the Northern and
Southern Oceans from the information presented in
5. What powers the process of evaporation, by which the movie?
salt water is turned into fresh water? a. They're deeper than the other oceans.
a. Ocean currents b. They're saltier than the other oceans.
b. Ocean tides c. They contain more life than the other oceans.
c. Heat from the sun d. They're colder than the other oceans.
d. Photosynthesis, which is undergone by algae and
other marine plants

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