Coastal Features: Interesting Trivia Facts Quiz On Coasts And Coastlines!

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Coastal Features: Interesting Trivia Facts Quiz On Coasts And Coastlines!

How well do you know coastal features? Below is an interesting trivia facts quiz on coasts and coastlines! It is designed to help you see just how much you know about large water bodies and the different activities that take place. How about you try it out and see what new things you might learn as you tackle it!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Erosion by waves is concentrated at sea level.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    A steep rock face is known as a:
    • A. 

      Cave

    • B. 

      Cliff

    • C. 

      Stack

    • D. 

      Bar

  • 3. 
    Which of the following features is NOT formed by wave erosion:
    • A. 

      Cave

    • B. 

      Cliff

    • C. 

      Bar

    • D. 

      Stack

  • 4. 
    A flat area at the base of a cliff which was formed as the cliff retreated is called a/an:
    • A. 

      Arch

    • B. 

      Beach

    • C. 

      Bar

    • D. 

      Wave-cut platform

  • 5. 
    Select the response which lists the features in the order that they are formed.
    • A. 

      Arch, cave, stack

    • B. 

      Cave, arch, stack

    • C. 

      Cave, stack, arch

    • D. 

      Stack, arch, cave

  • 6. 
    This feature is formed when waves erode all the way through an exposed headland.
    • A. 

      Arch

    • B. 

      Cave

    • C. 

      Wave-cut platform

    • D. 

      Tombolo

  • 7. 
    The most common feature formed by wave deposition is a:
    • A. 

      Stack

    • B. 

      Tombolo

    • C. 

      Beach

    • D. 

      Spit

  • 8. 
    • A. 

      Bars

    • B. 

      Tombolos

    • C. 

      Spits

    • D. 

      Beaches

  • 9. 
    These features are connected to the land at one end and free at the other.
    • A. 

      Bars

    • B. 

      Tombolos

    • C. 

      Spits

    • D. 

      Beaches

  • 10. 
    This coastal feature joins an island to the mainland.
    • A. 

      Bar

    • B. 

      Tombolo

    • C. 

      Spit

    • D. 

      Beach

  • 11. 
    The process by which material is moved along the beach is known as:
    • A. 

      Deposition

    • B. 

      Saltation

    • C. 

      Longshore drift

    • D. 

      Traction

  • 12. 
    For spits and tombolos to form, waves must approach the beach at an angle.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False