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Boundary current: Quiz


Question 1: It is because of western intensification that the currents on the western boundary of a basin (such as the Gulf Stream, a current on the western side of the ________) are stronger than those on the eastern boundary (such as the California Current, on the eastern side of the Pacific Ocean).
Indian OceanSouthern OceanArctic OceanAtlantic Ocean

Question 2: The ________ blow westward in the tropics, and the westerlies blow eastward at mid-latitudes.
Prevailing windsLow-pressure areaTropical cycloneTrade wind

Question 3: Examples include the ________, the Agulhas Current, and the Kuroshio.
Thermohaline circulationGulf StreamOcean currentCoriolis effect


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