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