We have sent an email with your new password.


Last Test Ch 18,19, 20

50 Questions  I  By Mikeria561
Last Test Ch 18,19, 20

  
Changes are done, please start the quiz.


Question Excerpt

Removing question excerpt is a premium feature

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

Removing ad is a premium feature

Upgrade and get a lot more done!
Take Another Quiz