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Prince William's Oily Mess: A Tale of Recovery

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Question 1 of 10

Of the Exxon Valdez oil that now remains in Prince William Sound, the majority is located where?

A
On the surface of sandy, cobbled, or rocky beaches.
B
C
In the sediments at the bottom of the sound.
D
In the subsurface sediments of sandy, cobbled, or rocky beaches.
E
None of the above.

 



 

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Question 1 of 10 - You are CORRECT!

Of the Exxon Valdez oil that now remains in Prince William Sound, the majority is located where?

A
On the surface of sandy, cobbled, or rocky beaches.
B
C
In the sediments at the bottom of the sound.
D
In the subsurface sediments of sandy, cobbled, or rocky beaches.
E
None of the above.

The correct answer is D.

Most of the remaining oil from the Exxon Valdez is now located in the subsurface (meaning below the surface) sediments of the beaches that were affected by the spill.

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Question 1 of 10 - You are INCORRECT

Of the Exxon Valdez oil that now remains in Prince William Sound, the majority is located where?

A
On the surface of sandy, cobbled, or rocky beaches.
B
C
In the sediments at the bottom of the sound.
D
In the subsurface sediments of sandy, cobbled, or rocky beaches.
E
None of the above.

The correct answer is D.

Most of the remaining oil from the Exxon Valdez is now located in the subsurface (meaning below the surface) sediments of the beaches that were affected by the spill.

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