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Question 1: ________ are a specific type of wave not caused by wind but by geological effects.
MegatsunamiPhysical oceanographyTsunamiSeiche

Question 2: What does the following picture show?

  Surf in a rocky irregular bottom. Porto Covo, west coast of Portugal
  Deep water wave (Animation)
  Big wave breaking

Question 3: The restoring force that allows them to propagate is ________.
Surface tensionFluid dynamicsViscosityFluid statics

Question 4: What does the following picture show?

  Oil painting of a wave
  Oil painting of a wave
  Oil painting of a wave
  North Pacific storm waves as seen from the NOAA M/V Noble Star, Winter 1989.

Question 5: When waves propagate in shallow water, (where the depth is less than half the wavelength) the particle trajectories are compressed into ________.
Elliptic orbitOrbitConic sectionEllipse

Question 6: What does the following picture show?

  Deep water wave (Animation)
  
  North Pacific storm waves as seen from the NOAA M/V Noble Star, Winter 1989.
  Oil painting of a wave

Question 7: Wind wave models are also an important part of examining the impact of shore protection and ________ proposals.
Breakwater (structure)Coastal managementCurrent sea level riseBeach nourishment

Question 8: They usually result from the ________ blowing over a vast enough stretch of fluid surface.
Precipitation (meteorology)WindThunderstormMeteorology

Question 9: What does the following picture show?

  Surf in a rocky irregular bottom. Porto Covo, west coast of Portugal
  Deep water wave (Animation)
  Oil painting of a wave
  

Question 10: Wind waves range in size from small ripples to huge ________.
Physical oceanographyAiry wave theoryRogue waveDispersion (water waves)







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