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Chapter 12 Test: Erosion And Deposition

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Chapter 12 Test: Erosion and Deposition
Multiple choice quiz on erosion and depostion

  
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1.  Surf refers to ___________________.
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B.
C.
2.  Which of the following can produce many large ocean waves?
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B.
C.
3.  Which of the following is caused by wave deposition?
4.  Because ocean waves travel in groups called ______________, they break at regular intervals.
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B.
C.
5.  Which of the following is NOT a common offshore deposit?
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B.
C.
6.  A wind-eroded depression is called a ___________.
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B.
C.
7.  The movement of sand-sized particles by a skipping and bouncing action in the direction the wind is blowing is called _______________.
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B.
C.
8.  What is the most common beach material?
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B.
C.
9.  The lifting and removal of fine sediment by wind is called ________________
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B.
C.
10.  Which of the following is NOT an example of a process of wind erosion?
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B.
C.
11.  Abrasion is a process of _______________ erosion.
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B.
C.
12.  Heavy rocks left behind by wind erosion is known as a _____________.
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B.
C.
13.  Dust storms can occur when _________________.
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B.
C.
14.  Where is the world's largest ice sheet located?
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B.
C.
15.  What term best describes all types of glacial deposits?
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B.
C.
16.  Which of the following is an example of a stratified drift?
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B.
C.
17.  Which of the following is NOT a landform created by an alpine glacier?
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B.
C.
18.  Grooves left behind by a moving glacier are called ___________.
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B.
C.
19.  What is the term for a mass movement of volcanic origin?
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B.
C.
20.  A ___________  is a type of landslide that occurs when a small block of land becomes detached and slides downhill.
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B.
C.
21.  ___________________ takes place when materials are dropped.
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B.
22.  ______________ glaciers are in mountainous areas.
23.  ______________ is the movement of any material downslope which is controlled by gravity.
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B.
24.  The distance between two waves is the __________________
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B.
C.
25.  ________________ is the movement of material from one place to another.
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B.
26.  A falling wave is called a _______________
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B.
C.
27.  Name 3 of the 4 things that cause erosion.
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