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The Effects Of Oil Spills On Oceans

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1 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Does the oil discharge in the ocean dissolve in the ocean water?


Yes

No

2 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Oil spill is the discharge of liquid ____________ into the ocean water.


Petroleum hydrocarbon

Cooking oil

Coconut oil

3 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Can oil spills occur on the surface of the land?


Yes

No

4 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Oil spills can occur due to the release of crude oil from ___________.


Tankers

Drilling rigs

Wells

All of the above

5 Question
30 seconds
Q.

When the oil that is spilt penetrates the skin of marine animals and birds, it reduces their natural ____________ capacity.


Insulating

Hibernating

Respiratory

6 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Is the cleanup process of oil from ocean water easy?


Yes

No

7 Question
30 seconds
Q.

The Deepwater Horizon oil spill that began in 2010 in the Gulf of ____________ is considered to be the largest marine oil spill in the history of the petroleum industry.


Mannar

Mexico

Morrosquillo

8 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Small oil spills have also been proven to significantly impact ecosystems.


True

False

9 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Oil spills at sea spread for hundreds of nautical miles by the formation of a thin ___________.


Oil slush

Oil slick

Oil slit

10 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Animals that come into contact with the spilt oil are vulnerable to the change in ____________.


Medium

Source

Temperature

11 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Birds that have been coated with oil due to diving for food have chances of ingesting the toxic oil while _________.


Plowing

Preening

Prading

12 Question
30 seconds
Q.

It has been proven that only less than one per cent of oil-soaked birds survive.


True

False

13 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Furry sea animals like sea otters and seals are more likely to suffer from ___________ due to oil spills.


Asphyxiation

Hypothermia

Both

14 Question
30 seconds
Q.

There are ____________ major types of oil-consuming bacteria in the ocean.


Three

Five

Seven

15 Question
30 seconds
Q.

Around 40-50% of all oil released into the oceans are from the ______________ from sea rocks.


Offshore oil platforms

Pipelines

Natural seeps