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S6E3c Ocean Floor Pretest

Multiple Choice
 

 1. 

mc001-1.jpgWhat feature is letter C?
a.
a guyot
c.
continental shelf
b.
continental slope
d.
abyssal plain
 

 2. 

What is a guyot?
a.
a mountain under the sea
c.
the edge of the rift valley
b.
a flat topped sea mount flattened by the waves
d.
a volcanic island
 

 3. 

mc003-1.jpgWhat ocean floor feature is letter C?
a.
a seamount
c.
an island
b.
mid-ocean ridge
d.
a guyot
 

 4. 

The section of a continent that lies just off the shoreline and extends beneath the ocean is called the continental
a.
shelf.
c.
basin.
b.
plain.
d.
ridge.
 

 5. 

mc005-1.jpg
What is usually the deepest part of the ocean and is formed by convergent ocean plates at a subduction zone?
a.
the rift valley
c.
continental slope
b.
deep sea trench
d.
the abyssal plain
 

 6. 

Use this picture and your knowledge to answer this question.
mc006-1.jpg
What feature is letter F?
a.
seamount
c.
Abyssal plain
b.
rift valley
d.
mid-ocean ridge
 

 7. 

The flattest place on Earth is
a.
the continental shelf
c.
the Sahara Desert
b.
the Abyssal Plain
d.
in Oklahoma on the Great Plains
 

 8. 

mc008-1.jpg
Letter J is what feature of the ocean?
a.
submarine canyon
c.
abyssal plain
b.
continental shelf
d.
continental slope
 

 9. 

Which is the correct sequence of seafloor features as you move from the shoreline outward?
a.
continental slope - continental shelf - abyssal plain
b.
continental slope - abyssal plain - mid-ocean ridge
c.
continental shelf - continental slope - abyssal plain
d.
continental shelf - continental slope - mid-ocean ridge
 

 10. 

How have oceanographers been able to map the sea floor?
a.
by sending out scuba divers
c.
by using echo sounding
b.
by studying seismic waves
d.
by using submarines
 



 
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