Erosion Quiz

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 113

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Erosion Quizzes & Trivia

Use the word bank to help answer each question. Answer each question by typing the letter to your answer. Don't type the word! Type the letter! A. ABRASION B. ARETES C. CIRQUE D. CREEP E. DEFLATION F. DELTA G. DUNES H. DUSTSTORM I. EROSION J. ESKERS K. GLACIERS L. GRAVITY M. GULLIES N. HORNS O. MEANDER P. MORAINES Q. MUDFLOW R. OUTWASH S. RILLS T. ROCKSLIDE U. SANDSTORM V. SLUMP &n


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The moving of sediments from one place to another by natural forces is called_____________.
  • 2. 
    The agent of erosion that always makes sediments move downhill is____________.
  • 3. 
    The agent of erosion that can move sediments from mountains to the oceans is_____________.  
  • 4. 
    The agent of erosion that can move only very light sediments is________________.
  • 5. 
    The agent of erosion that can carve mountains and make deep valleys is_______________.
  • 6. 
    The type of erosion that is similar to sandblasting is called________________.    
  • 7. 
    The type of erosion where soil breaks off a hillside and slides down in large sections is called_______________.  
  • 8. 
    Soil that slowly moves down a hillside but does not break apart is called______________.
  • 9. 
    This picture shows evidence of water erosion called  _____________.  
  • 10. 
    This picture shows evidence of  water erosion called  _____________.
  • 11. 
    This picture shows evidence of gravitational erosion called _____________.
  • 12. 
    This picture shows evidence of gravitational erosion called _____________.
  • 13. 
    This picture shows evidence of gravitational erosion called _____________.  
  • 14. 
    The wind erosion that blows soil off the ground and into the air is called _____________.  
  • 15. 
    The picture shows evidence of wind erosion called ______________.  
  • 16. 
    The picture shows evidence of wind erosion called ______________.  
  • 17. 
    The picture shows evidence of wind erosion called ______________.  
  • 18. 
    The arrow is pointing to evidence of glacial erosion called _________________.  
  • 19. 
    E The arrow is pointing to evidence of glacial erosion called _________________.  
  • 20. 
    The arrows are pointing to evidence of glacial erosion called _________________.