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Question 1: Romanche Trench is located near the ________ and reaches a depth of about 7,454 metres (24,455 ft)
1st parallel south5th parallel north1st parallel northEquator

Question 2: Another name historically used was the ancient term Ethiopic Ocean, derived from ________, whose name was sometimes used as a synonym for all of Africa and thus for the ocean.
EthiopiaSudanSomaliaEritrea

Question 3: The Vikings, the Portuguese, and ________ were the most famous among early explorers.
Christopher ColumbusDominican RepublicSpainAmericas

Question 4: Laurentian Abyss is found off the eastern coast of ________
CanadaBarbadosUnited StatesUnited Kingdom

Question 5: What does the following picture show?

  The Atlantic Ocean, not including Arctic and Antarctic regions.
  The Atlantic Ocean as seen from the western coast of Portugal
  Path of the thermohaline circulation. Purple paths represent deep-water currents, while blue paths represent surface currents.
  The Atlantic Ocean, not including Arctic and Antarctic regions.

Question 6: In 1921, the British were the first to cross the North Atlantic in an ________.
HelicopterZeppelinAutogyroAirship

Question 7: Scientific explorations include the Challenger expedition, the German Meteor expedition, ________'s Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the United States Navy Hydrographic Office.
Columbia UniversityCornell UniversityNew York UniversityRutgers University

Question 8: On the East. The Northwestern limit of the North Sea, the Northern and Western limits of the Scottish Seas, the Southern limit of the Irish Sea, the Western limits of the Bristol and ________, of the Bay of Biscay and of the Mediterranean Sea.
English ChannelCeltic SeaBaltic SeaAtlantic Ocean

Question 9: It extends from ________ in the north to approximately 58° South latitude, reaching a maximum width of about 1,600 kilometres (990 mi).
PolandGermanyIcelandNorway

Question 10: The oldest known mention of this name is contained in The Histories of Herodotus around 450 BC (I 202); see also: ________.
PyreneesAlpsAppalachian MountainsAtlas Mountains
















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