Chapter 12 Quiz

Instructions
Take the chapter quiz.

This assessment is worth 100 points.

  1. Coastal plain estuaries were formed when:   (10 points)

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  2. Fjords are formed as a result of the:   (10 points)

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  3. In an estuary, salinity of the water increases as;   (10 points)

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  4. The salt wedge of an estuary:   (10 points)

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  5. The amount of hydrogen sulfide in the sediment increases as the following factors increase except one:   (10 points)

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  6. Euryhaline species:   (10 points)

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  7. Osmoconformers survive changes in salinity by:   (10 points)

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  8. An example of a primary producer on mud flats:   (10 points)

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  9. The food web in salt-marsh communities is characterized by high primary production. Most of this production is made available to other communities in the form of:   (10 points)

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  10. Mangroves belong to one of the following groups:   (10 points)

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