Ch 5 Unit 3 Honors Quiz Mass Movements

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Movement Quizzes & Trivia

This Quiz will cover the concepts covered in Unit 3 Mass Movements.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Identify this form of Weathering
    • A. 

      Physical

    • B. 

      Chemical

    • C. 

      Biological

  • 2. 
    ________________,  the slowest type of mass movement, involves the lifting and contracting of soil particles over time.
  • 3. 
    Identify this type of mass movement
    • A. 

      Creep

    • B. 

      Landslide

    • C. 

      Mudflow

  • 4. 
    One of the most dramatic triggers of sudden mass movements is a(n) ___________________ .
  • 5. 
    One trigger of mass movements occurs when the pores in sediments become filled with _____________________.
  • 6. 
    The force that drives mass movements is _______________________ .
  • 7. 
    Identify this form of Mass Movement
    • A. 

      Creep

    • B. 

      Rockfall

    • C. 

      Landslide

  • 8. 
    Alternate freezing and thawing often leads to ___________________ .
    • A. 

      Creep

    • B. 

      Slumps

    • C. 

      Mudflows

  • 9. 
    The process called ___________________ occurs when large masses of igneous rock, particularly granite, begin to break loose like the layers of an onion.
  • 10. 
    During what season would you expect mass movements to be a greater threat?
    • A. 

      A dry summer

    • B. 

      A wet spring before vegetation is growing

    • C. 

      A wet springs with lots of growing vegetation

    • D. 

      A dry autumn after the leaves have turned

  • 11. 
    Human activities that remove vegetation have resulted in a(n) ______________________ in soil erosion.
  • 12. 
    • A. 

      Rock fall

    • B. 

      Creep

    • C. 

      Mudflow

  • 13. 
    • A. 

      Saturation of surface materials with water

    • B. 

      Earthquakes

    • C. 

      Removal of vegetation

    • D. 

      All answers are correct

  • 14. 
    A large pile of debris that forms at the base of a slope is called _____________________.
  • 15. 
    Identify the following form of Mass Movements
    • A. 

      Landslide

    • B. 

      Creep

    • C. 

      Slump

  • 16. 
    • A. 

      Creep

    • B. 

      Slump

    • C. 

      Lahar

    • D. 

      Mudflow

  • 17. 
    Bug chunks of land falling down a curved slope all at once would be an example of
    • A. 

      Slump

    • B. 

      Creep

    • C. 

      Lahar

    • D. 

      Rock fall

  • 18. 
    Rocks tumbling down a steep slope  would be an example of
    • A. 

      Mudflow

    • B. 

      Creep

    • C. 

      Slump

    • D. 

      Rock fall

  • 19. 
    A fast moving mix of water, soil and rocks would be
    • A. 

      Slump

    • B. 

      Creep

    • C. 

      Landslide

    • D. 

      Mudflow

  • 20. 
    • A. 

      The removal of trees

    • B. 

      The planting of trees

    • C. 

      The type of mass movement caused by trees

    • D. 

      When forests are covered in mud

  • 21. 
    ___________________ like those in California can cause mass movement
    • A. 

      Loud noises

    • B. 

      Sand dunes

    • C. 

      Heavy traffic jams

    • D. 

      Earthquakes

  • 22. 
    • A. 

      The houses' added weight can cause landslides

    • B. 

      The houses' noise can cause landslides

    • C. 

      The animals like dog's can dig holes in the ground that can cause landslides

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 23. 
    • A. 

      The tree roots soak up water

    • B. 

      The trees keep the soil in place

    • C. 

      Trees add homes for wildlife

    • D. 

      Just a and b

    • E. 

      A, b, and c