chapter 3 Marine Bio quiz

chapter 3 marine bio quiz about water and everything if not most of what we leaned in class

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what happens to H bonds when the temperature of water rises ?

they separate and move far apart
they break and move into a gaseous
state
they lock into a fixed 3D pattern

what's is salinity?

organisms living in water
the total amount of salt measured in
seawater
a kind of salt found in seawater

general caharacterisitcs are due to:

Select the four correct answers
the nature of pure water
weathering of rocks on land
global warming
hydrothermal vents
geysers
volcanoes
streams

what light is the ocean water most transparent to?

purple
green
blue

what causes an increase in salinity? choose all that apply.

Select the two correct answers
evaporation
melting
precipitation
freezing
rivers

what is the only substance on earth that naturally occurs in all three states?

ice
water
gas
all of the above

define universal solvent

At what temperature does liquid water become less dense?

what does the ice do when it freezes at the top of the water?

why does the pressure seem to compact more the deeper in the oean you go?

what decreases the salinity in water?

Select the three correct answers
evaporation
precipitation
freezing
melting
rivers

what are the three most important gases found in the ocean?

oxygen, carbon dioxide, nitrogen
oxygen, hydrogen, nitrogen
sodium, chloride, oxygen

what affects the density of water?

what is a molecule composed of?

one hydrogen and one oxygen
one atom
two or more atoms

how many atoms does an element consist of?

1
2
3

what is an Atom?

small groups of molecules held together
by H bonds
smallest unit of matter
frozen water

what is the average salinity in the ocean?. What is its highest and lowest range?