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IQ Weather Quiz -Oceans

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Question 1 of 10

The ocean covers how much of the surface of the earth?

A

61%

B

71%

C

81%

Question 2 of 10

The atmosphere holds how much less heat than the ocean?

A

10 times

B

100 times

C

1,000 times

Question 3 of 10

Energy always flows from:

A

Warm to cold

B

Cold to warm

C

Inside to outside

Question 4 of 10

Warm water helps _____ pressure areas form.

A

HIgh

B

Equal

C

Low

Question 5 of 10

El Nino's are areas of ______water that form in the ______ ocean.

A

cold / Atlantic

B

warm / Atlantic

C

warm / Pacific

Question 6 of 10

This cold water feature is the opposite of El Nino, and forms in the south Pacific Ocean.

A

El Ninon

B

La Nina

C

El Papa

Question 7 of 10

Either phase of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation can last for up to ______ years.

A

10

B

25

C

40

Question 8 of 10

One reason that ocean water may heat up suddenly in some areas is attributed to:

A

Underwater volcanoes

B

La Nina

C

Pacific Decadal Oscillation

Question 9 of 10

Cold ocean water ______ carbon dioxide.

A

Releases

B

Absorbs

C

Maintains

Question 10 of 10

If ice did not float...the earth would:

A

Warm rapidly

B

No difference

C

Freeze over

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