Geo Definition Quiz/Practice

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Challenge A geo definitions


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  • 1. 
    A hill a sand heaped up by the wind
    • A. 

      Divide

    • B. 

      Inlet

    • C. 

      Dune

    • D. 

      Dale

  • 2. 
    Land that is worked by plowing and sowing and raising crops
    • A. 

      My back yard

    • B. 

      Cultivated land

    • C. 

      Forest

    • D. 

      Marsh

  • 3. 
    A small rounded hilll
    • A. 

      Meadow

    • B. 

      Grove

    • C. 

      Valley

    • D. 

      Knoll

  • 4. 
    An arm of the sea extending into the land
    • A. 

      Drainage basin

    • B. 

      Gulf

    • C. 

      Lagoon

    • D. 

      Knob

  • 5. 
    A boxlike enclosure in a watercourse, with gates at each end of moving boats from one level to another
    • A. 

      Levee

    • B. 

      Bay

    • C. 

      Locks

    • D. 

      Glen

  • 6. 
    A mass of ice floating at sea
    • A. 

      Gorge

    • B. 

      Mesa

    • C. 

      Iceberg

    • D. 

      Mine

  • 7. 
    An inlet from the sea or other body of water
    • A. 

      Ford

    • B. 

      Arm

    • C. 

      Estuary

    • D. 

      Dam

  • 8. 
    An artificial waterway for navigation or irrigation
    • A. 

      Arm

    • B. 

      Gulch

    • C. 

      Canal

    • D. 

      Gorge

  • 9. 
    A small wood; also a group of cultivated fruit trees
    • A. 

      Forest

    • B. 

      Grove

    • C. 

      Ledge

    • D. 

      Garden of Eden

  • 10. 
    Land watered by artificial means through the use of small canals or ditches
    • A. 

      Land

    • B. 

      Dale

    • C. 

      Cinder cone

    • D. 

      Irrigated land

  • 11. 
    A shallow place where a river can be crossed by wading
    • A. 

      Brink

    • B. 

      Levee

    • C. 

      Junction

    • D. 

      Ford

  • 12. 
    The distance upward espcially from sea level to a point in the atmosphere height
    • A. 

      Sky

    • B. 

      Altitude

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Latitude

  • 13. 
    A broad, steep, face of a hill or headland
    • A. 

      Bluff

    • B. 

      Ledge

    • C. 

      Dale

    • D. 

      Mesa

  • 14. 
    Small valley, a space between two hills
    • A. 

      Mouth

    • B. 

      Elevation

    • C. 

      Continental shelf

    • D. 

      Dale

  • 15. 
    The mouth of a volcano
    • A. 

      Glenn

    • B. 

      Crater

    • C. 

      Dike

    • D. 

      Inlet

  • 16. 
    One of the lower hills at the base of a mountain range
    • A. 

      Mountain chain

    • B. 

      Meadow

    • C. 

      Foothill

    • D. 

      Headland

  • 17. 
    Low, wetland; a swamp
    • A. 

      Glen

    • B. 

      Bayou

    • C. 

      Marsh

    • D. 

      Dike

  • 18. 
    The distance of a point on the earth's surface from the equater
    • A. 

      Horizon

    • B. 

      Latitude

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Outter space

  • 19. 
    The slopes; the border of a water course
    • A. 

      Junction

    • B. 

      Breakers

    • C. 

      Bank

    • D. 

      Down stream

  • 20. 
    A watershed
    • A. 

      Gorge

    • B. 

      Harbor

    • C. 

      Divide

    • D. 

      Coast

  • 21. 
    A submerged border of a continent that slopes gradually extends to a point of steeper descent to the ocean bottom
    • A. 

      Down stream

    • B. 

      Fall line

    • C. 

      Keys

    • D. 

      Continental shelf

  • 22. 
    The surface of the earth, especially the dry parts
    • A. 

      Cultivated land

    • B. 

      Land

    • C. 

      Earth

    • D. 

      Estuary

  • 23. 
    Altitude above the ground
    • A. 

      Elevation

    • B. 

      Longitude

    • C. 

      Horizon

    • D. 

      Lagoon

  • 24. 
    A piece of land for raising hay or for pasture
    • A. 

      Forest

    • B. 

      Island

    • C. 

      Meadow

    • D. 

      Gorge

  • 25. 
    A slowly flowing mass or river of ice
    • A. 

      Glen

    • B. 

      Inlet

    • C. 

      Dam

    • D. 

      Glacier

  • 26. 
    A dry sandy wasteland
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Headland

    • C. 

      Desert

    • D. 

      Isthmus

  • 27. 
    A narrow strip of land connecting two larger bodies
    • A. 

      Isthmus

    • B. 

      Ledge

    • C. 

      Junction

    • D. 

      Levee

  • 28. 
    Distance on the earth's surface east of west of a given meridian, especially that of Greenwich
    • A. 

      Bog

    • B. 

      Gorge

    • C. 

      Longitude

    • D. 

      Estuary

  • 29. 
    The line connecting the places where streams emerge from uplands onto lowlands usually marked by waterfalls or rapids
    • A. 

      Ledge

    • B. 

      Clothes line

    • C. 

      Levee

    • D. 

      Fall line

  • 30. 
    A large body of water surround by land
    • A. 

      Beach

    • B. 

      Lake

    • C. 

      Island

    • D. 

      Archigpeligo

  • 31. 
    A recess in a short; an inlet; a large cove or small gulf
    • A. 

      Bay

    • B. 

      Harbor

    • C. 

      Bog

    • D. 

      Headland

  • 32. 
    A point of land projecting into the sea; a cape
    • A. 

      Ledge

    • B. 

      Arm

    • C. 

      Headland

    • D. 

      Horizon

  • 33. 
    The bank of a stream which lies on the leftside as one goes with the current
    • A. 

      Bank

    • B. 

      Branch

    • C. 

      Left bank

    • D. 

      Cape

  • 34. 
    A narrow valley with step sides, a ravine
    • A. 

      Valley

    • B. 

      Gorge

    • C. 

      Dale

    • D. 

      Canyon

  • 35. 
    The meeting point of two streams, roads or railroads
    • A. 

      Keys

    • B. 

      Arm

    • C. 

      Junction

    • D. 

      Basin

  • 36. 
    A narrow valley; dale
    • A. 

      Field

    • B. 

      Mouth

    • C. 

      Glen

    • D. 

      Mesa