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Last Test Ch 18,19, 20

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Last Test Ch 18,19, 20

  
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1.  _______ have rainfall amounts and soil moisture contents between those of true deserts and humid lands.
A.
B.
C.
D.
2.  What type of moraine is formed by the merging of two lateral moraines at a junction of two valley glaciers?
A.
B.
C.
D.
3.  Drumlins are __________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
4.  Over the past few thousand years, how, if at all, has sea level been changing?
A.
B.
C.
D.
5.  __________ is one of the two, major flow mechanisms in a glacier.
A.
B.
C.
D.
6.  Which one of the following is a landform created by wave erosion?
A.
B.
C.
D.
7.  A(n) ____________ represents a former meltwater channel or tunnel in glacial ice that was filled with sand and gravel.
A.
B.
C.
D.
8.  Which one of the moraines listed below is NOT characteristic of continental glaciation?
A.
B.
C.
D.
9.  Because of the Coriolis effect, surface ocean currents are deflected to the _______ of their path of motion in the Northern Hemisphere.
A.
B.
C.
D.
10.  Clay and silt left over from dunes or glacial rock flour that were transported long distances by winds are called:
A.
B.
C.
D.
11.  _____ are erosional features produced by valley/alpine glaciers.
A.
B.
C.
D.
12.  The_______ was the most recent Pleistocene glacial episode in North America.
A.
B.
C.
D.
13.  _______ are coastal structures designed to keep tidal inlets from shifting location or filling with sand.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
14.  The term "drift" __________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
15.  What mature, desert landscape feature consists of coalesced alluvial fans?
A.
B.
C.
D.
16.  Because of the Coriolis effect, surface ocean currents are deflected to the _______ of their path of motion in the Southern Hemisphere
A.
B.
C.
D.
17.  A ____________ is an intermittent stream channel in the dry land areas of the western United States.
A.
B.
C.
D.
18.  The loess deposited in many parts of the Midwest __________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
19.  A ________ is an intermittent stream channel in the dry land areas of the western United States.
A.
B.
C.
D.
20.  Most dry lands lie between_________degrees north and south of the equator.
A.
B.
C.
D.
21.  What controls erosion and deposition in eolian environments?
A.
B.
C.
D.
22.  How is desert pavement formed?
A.
B.
C.
D.
23.  The two types of glaciers are ________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
24.  Abrasion and plucking generally involve what part of a glacier?
A.
B.
C.
D.
25.  The bottom or downward tip of a crevasse marks the ____________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
26.  _______ first developed the theory that small variations in the Earth-Sun distance were responsible for short-term climate oscillations (1000-100,000).
A.
B.
C.
D.
27.  Desertification:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
28.  ______ tide is an incoming or rising tide.
A.
B.
C.
D.
29.  Type of dune is illustrated below? (looks like a wavy star shaped pattern)
A.
B.
C.
D.
30.  The cross-valley profile of a valley eroded by an alpine glacier is:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
31.  Which process occurs where a glacier enters the sea?
A.
B.
C.
D.
32.  ****Large estuaries are more common on a _______ coastline.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
33.  **Which one of the following applies to a valley glacier that lengthens (extends its terminus downslope) over a period of many years?
A.
B.
C.
D.
34.  Where is the world’s second largest continental ice sheet?
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
35.  A _______ forms when a block of ice is buried in drift and subsequently melts creating a pit.
A.
B.
C.
D.
36.  **Incoming waves slow down and rotate towards the orientation of being parallel to the shoreline. This process is known as______.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
37.  The daily tidal range is LEAST during _______ tide
A.
B.
C.
D.
38.  Which one of the following statements is true?
A.
B.
C.
D.
39.  ____________ is an irregular, usually thin till layer laid down by a retreating glacier.
A.
B.
C.
D.
40.  A name commonly used as a synonym for the Ice Age is __________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
41.  A broad accumulation of stratified drift deposited adjacent to the downstream edge of an end moraine is a __________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
42.  A(n)______ is similar in appearance to a sinkhole of a karst area.
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
43.  The daily tidal range is GREATEST during _______ tide.
A.
B.
C.
D.
44.  All of the following statements concerning dry lands are true except for:
A.
B.
C.
D.
45.  Desert and steppe lands cover about what percentage of Earth’s land area?
A.
B.
C.
D.
46.  ***A______ is an isolated remnant of bedrock standing above a wave-cut platform.
A.
B.
C.
D.
47.  A fiord is a __________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
48.  Which of the following best describes the climatic factors that cause low latitude deserts like the Sahara in Africa?
A.
B.
C.
D.
49.  Longshore drift:
A.
B.
C.
D.
E.
50.  Inselbergs are ____________.
A.
B.
C.
D.
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