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Investigating Oceanography 2nd Edition By Keith Sverdrup – Test Bank

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Investigating Oceanography 2nd Edition By Keith Sverdrup – Test Bank

Chapter 10 Test Bank – Static Key

1. An abrupt change in the beach slope caused by the cutting action of waves at normal high tide is known as a beach ________.

scarp
Blooms: 1. Remember
Chapter: 10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Gradable: automatic
Learning Outcome: Label features of the beach on a diagram of a typical beach profile.
Section: 10.03 Anatomy of a Beach
Topic: Anatomy of a Beach

2. The beach face can have a low region that remains flooded at low tide.This is called a ________.

runnel
Blooms: 1. Remember
Chapter: 10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Gradable: automatic
Learning Outcome: Label features of the beach on a diagram of a typical beach profile.
Section: 10.03 Anatomy of a Beach
Topic: Anatomy of a Beach

3. A drowned river valley is also known as a ________ coast.

ria
Blooms: 1. Remember
Chapter: 10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Gradable: automatic
Learning Outcome: Recognize different types of coasts when viewing images of them.
Section: 10.02 Types of Coasts
Topic: Types of Coasts

4. Climate change can result in a worldwide ________ change in sea level.

eustatic
Blooms: 1. Remember
Chapter: 10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Gradable: automatic
Learning Outcome: Describe the processes that generate secondary coasts.
Section: 10.02 Types of Coasts
Topic: Types of Coasts

5. The beach is the portion of the coastal zone that extends from the low water line to the coastline.

TRUE
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: 1. Remember
Chapter: 10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Gradable: automatic
Learning Outcome: Label features of the beach on a diagram of a typical beach profile.
Section: 10.03 Anatomy of a Beach
Topic: Anatomy of a Beach

6. Primary coasts are coasts that have features created by marine processes.

FALSE
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: 1. Remember
Chapter: 10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Gradable: automatic
Learning Outcome: Recognize different types of coasts when viewing images of them.
Section: 10.02 Types of Coasts
Topic: Types of Coasts

7. A coast made regular and linear by wave erosion is a secondary coast.

TRUE
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: 1. Remember
Chapter: 10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Gradable: automatic
Learning Outcome: Describe the processes that generate secondary coasts.
Section: 10.02 Types of Coasts
Topic: Types of Coasts

8. Beaches gain sand under severe, high-energy winter waves and lose sand under the milder, low-energy summer waves.

FALSE
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: 1. Remember
Chapter: 10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Gradable: automatic
Learning Outcome: Review the seasonal movement of sand onto and off the beach.
Section: 10.04 Beach Dynamics
Topic: Beach Dynamics

9. Waves that approach the shore at an angle produce a long shore current that flows parallel to the beach.

TRUE
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: 1. Remember
Chapter: 10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Gradable: automatic
Learning Outcome: Label features of the beach on a diagram of a typical beach profile.
Section: 10.04 Beach Dynamics
Topic: Beach Dynamics

10. Rip currents move water toward the beach.

FALSE
Accessibility: Keyboard Navigation
Blooms: 1. Remember
Chapter: 10 Coasts, Beaches, and Estuaries
Gradable: automatic
Learning Outcome: Diagram and explain the movement of sand in a coastal circulation cell.
Section: 10.04 Beach Dynamics
Topic: Beach Dynamics

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