Ocean Currents Quiz

This quiz is based upon the textbook page on ocean currents. Please refer to the page before attempting the quiz.

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According to the theory of plate tectonics, the earth's continents have moved over the surface of the globe for hundreds of millions of years. This movement is called

densitiy
pangaea
continental drift

What impacts ocean currents?

Select the two correct answers
Temperature
Primary forces
Density

What do cold ocean currents create?

Rain
Snow
Desert

What two factors result the water at the poles to be dense?

Warm ocean currents and temperature
Temperature and saltiness
Continental drift and sea ice

Which of these options are part of the primary current forces?

Solar heating
Latitude
Saltiness