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2. How is light wavelength related to the depth to which it penetrates in water?

  • None of the above
  • Higher wavelength light penetrates to lower depths
  • Shorter wavelength light penetrates to lower depths
  • Light penetration is not affected by light wavelength

3. What allows certain algae to grow in deep water?

  • Presence of accessory pigments which can absorb high wavelength light (red)
  • Presence of accessory pigments which can absorb short wavelength light (red)
  • Presence of accessory pigments which can absorb short wavelength light (green/blue)
  • Presence of accessory pigments which can absorb high wavelength light (green/blue)

4. Which color(s) of algae are most abundant near the ocean surface?

  • Both brown and red
  • Green
  • Red
  • Brown

5. Which color(s) of algae thrive at lower depths?

  • Both brown and red
  • Green
  • Brown
  • Red

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