Landforms And Causes To The Earth's Surface

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This Quiz is a review of our last two lessons in Science, Earth's Landforms and What Causes Changes to the Earth's Landforms.

  
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  • 1. 
    A large moving block of ice is called a _________.
    • A. 

      Deposition

    • B. 

      Glacier

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Volcano


  • 2. 
    An earthquake is _______________.
    • A. 

      The shaking of Earth's surface caused by movement of rock in the crust.

    • B. 

      The movement of ice down a moutain.

    • C. 

      Dropping of bits and pieces of rock when water flows.

    • D. 

      A mountain that forms when lava flows through a crack onto Earth's surface.


  • 3. 
    A volcano is a moutain that is formed when _____________.
    • A. 

      Two plates collide and niether gives.

    • B. 

      When lava flows through a crack onto Earth's surface.

    • C. 

      When the sun melts rocks.

    • D. 

      When water runs through a valley.


  • 4. 
    The earth has ______ layers. They are the _______________________.
    • A. 

      2, inside and outside layers

    • B. 

      3, the crust, the center, and the mddle.

    • C. 

      4, the crust, the mantle, the outer core, and the inner core.

    • D. 

      0, it is a solid piece of rock the whole way through.


  • 5. 
    Deposition is ____________________.
    • A. 

      The dropping of bits of rock and soil as water flows.

    • B. 

      A crack in a glacier.

    • C. 

      An old river.

    • D. 

      A canyon wall.


  • 6. 
    A glacier forms when _______________.
    • A. 

      Snow piles up and packs down until a large mass of ice forms. When this ice moves it becomes a glacier.

    • B. 

      When a mountain splits into two pieces.

    • C. 

      When water freezes on a lake.

    • D. 

      None of the above.


  • 7. 
    What conditions are needed for wind erosion?
    • A. 

      Conditions must be dry and windy where soil is loose and can be easily moved.

    • B. 

      Conditions must be wet and salty.

    • C. 

      None of the above.


  • 8. 
    What is magma?
    • A. 

      Hot gases

    • B. 

      Hard rock

    • C. 

      Melted rock

    • D. 

      Hot metals


  • 9. 
    A landform is _______________.
    • A. 

      A natural feature on Earth's surface.

    • B. 

      A man-made lake or park.

    • C. 

      All of the above.

    • D. 

      None of the above.


  • 10. 
    Topography is __________________.
    • A. 

      A specific type of landform.

    • B. 

      The tops of mountains.

    • C. 

      The shape of landforms in an area.

    • D. 

      None of the above


  • 11. 
     A mountain is land that is higher than the land around it.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 12. 
    Deltas form at the end of rivers. Dunes form in dry areas when wind carries sand.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False


  • 13. 
    A large, flat landform is called a ________________________.
    • A. 

      Moutain

    • B. 

      Delta

    • C. 

      Plain

    • D. 

      Hill


  • 14. 
    An _________________________ is a type of landform where a body of land is surrounded by water.  
    • A. 

      Island

    • B. 

      Dune

    • C. 

      Plateau

    • D. 

      Moutain


  • 15. 
    Which of these landforms is flat or partly flat?
    • A. 

      Hill

    • B. 

      Plateau

    • C. 

      Dune

    • D. 

      Moutain


  • 16. 
    How might a mountain become a plain over a long time? Explain your answer in complete sentences below.

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