Earth's Water Bodies and the Equator

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Which hemisphere is often called the land hemisphere?

Northern Hemisphere

Which type of water bodies have salt water?

Oceans

What is the equator?

An imaginary circle drawn around the globe halfway between the two poles

What does 'hemisphere' mean in this context?

One half of a sphere

The four major oceans are the Pacific, the Atlantic, the Indian and the ______

Arctic

In the north, the Pacific Ocean is linked to the ______ Ocean

Arctic

In the south, the Pacific Ocean largely merges into the Atlantic and ______ Oceans

Indian

The shape of the Pacific Ocean is nearly ______

circular

The shape of the Atlantic Ocean resembles the letter 'S'. To the north, it merges into the Arctic Ocean. To the south, it extends up to Antarctica. It is bounded on the west by North America and South America, and on the east by Europe and Africa. The coastline of the Atlantic Ocean is quite irregular and hence very long. The irregular coastline has provided ideal locations for ports and harbours. Thus, the Atlantic is the busiest ocean from the point of view of ______

trade

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest ocean of the world, but its area is half that of the Pacific Ocean. The shape of this ocean resembles the letter 'S'. To the north, it merges into the Arctic Ocean. To the south, it extends up to Antarctica. It is bounded on the west by North America and South America, and on the east by Europe and Africa. The coastline of the Atlantic Ocean is quite irregular and hence very long. The irregular coastline has provided ideal locations for ______ and harbours. Thus, the Atlantic is the busiest ocean from the point of view of trade

ports

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest ocean of the world, but its area is half that of the Pacific Ocean. The shape of this ocean resembles the letter 'S'. To the north, it merges into the Arctic Ocean. To the south, it extends up to Antarctica. It is bounded on the west by North America and South America, and on the east by Europe and Africa. The ______ of the Atlantic Ocean is quite irregular and hence very long. The irregular coastline has provided ideal locations for ports and harbours. Thus, the Atlantic is the busiest ocean from the point of view of trade

coastline

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest ocean of the world, but its area is half that of the Pacific Ocean. The shape of this ocean resembles the letter 'S'. To the north, it merges into the Arctic Ocean. To the south, it extends up to Antarctica. It is bounded on the west by North America and South America, and on the east by Europe and Africa. The coastline of the Atlantic Ocean is quite ______ and hence very long. The irregular coastline has provided ideal locations for ports and harbours. Thus, the Atlantic is the busiest ocean from the point of view of trade

irregular

This quiz explores the different water bodies covering the earth's surface, such as oceans, seas, rivers, and lakes. It also discusses the significance of the equator as an imaginary circle dividing the earth into two hemispheres.

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