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Question 1: In 1945, experiments tested the effectiveness of ________ in detecting icebergs.
Weather radarUltra high frequencyRadarX band

Question 2: In November 1913, the International Conference on the Safety of Life at Sea met in ________ to devise a more permanent system of observing icebergs.
BerlinMoscowStockholmLondon

Question 3: [3] These icebergs originate from the glaciers of western ________, and may have an interior temperature of -15 to -20°C (5 to -4 °F).
MadeiraAzoresFaroe IslandsGreenland

Question 4: The ________ launched ENVISAT on March 1, 2002, an environmental satellite which uses Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar (ASAR).
CNESEuropean Space AgencyItalian Space AgencySpace Race

Question 5: For the remainder of the ice season of that year, the ________ patrolled the waters and monitored ice flow.
United States NavyUnited States Coast GuardUnited States armed forcesUnited States Marine Corps

Question 6: Iceberg B15, which calved from the ________ in 2000 and initially had an area of 11,000 km², was the largest iceberg ever recorded.
AntarcticaRoss Ice ShelfJames Clark RossMcMurdo Station

Question 7: The Canadian Space Agency launched RADARSAT-2 in December 2007, which uses SAR and multipolarization modes and follows the same ________ path as RADARSAT-1.
Orbital elementsOrbitOrbital mechanicsLagrangian point

Question 8: An iceberg is a large piece of ice from freshwater that has broken off from a snow-formed ________ or ice shelf and is floating in open water.
Little Ice AgeIce sheetCurrent sea level riseGlacier

Question 9: A________ 0° to 90° W (Bellingshausen Sea, Weddell Sea)
LongitudeHBG (time signal)DCF77RWM

Question 10: In the 1980s, drifting buoys were used in Antarctic waters for oceanographic and ________.
El Niño-Southern OscillationAtmospheric sciencesMeteorologyClimatology







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