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Understanding the Concepts

Read the following questions carefully. Select all answers that are correct, noting that many questions have more than one correct answer.

This activity contains 10 questions.

Question 1.
Of the following characteristics about the coastal ocean, which is/are true?


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Question 2.
Of the following statements about ocean ownership and the Law of the Sea, which is/are true?


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Question 3.
Of the following statements about the physical characteristics of coastal oceans, which is/are true?


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Question 4.
Of the following types of estuaries, which one has a relatively shallow mouth, but is often narrow, long, and extremely deep? Select only one answer.


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Question 5.
An estuary located at the mouth of a high-volume river where freshwater flows to the ocean over a layer of dense saline water is called a/an... Select only 1 answer.


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Question 6.
Of the following statements about coastal wetlands, which is/are true?


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Question 7.
Of the following statements about the Mediterranean Sea, which is/are true?


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Question 8.
Of the following statements, which is/are included in the definition of marine pollution?


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Question 9.
Based on the definition of marine pollution, which of the following is/are considered to be a form of marine pollution?


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Question 10.
Of the following techniques, which is the most commonly used for determining the concentration of pollutants that negatively affect the living resources of the ocean? Select only one answer.


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