WONDER #1198: Why Is the Sea Salty?

Question 1 of 3

Ocean waters tend to be saltier the closer you get to what?

  1. prime meridian
  2. north pole
  3. equator
  4. south pole

Question 2 of 3

Ocean water is salty because it contains large amounts of dissolved what?

  1. pepper
  2. minerals
  3. oxygen
  4. tears

Question 3 of 3

The water in the Dead Sea is how many times saltier than average ocean water?

  1. 100
  2. 5
  3. 50
  4. 10

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