Geography -- Land Forms

17 Questions | Total Attempts: 163

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This quiz tests your knowledge of different landforms and bodies of water.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    An area of salt water larger than a bay but not as large as an ocean 
    • A. 

      Gulf

    • B. 

      River

    • C. 

      Inlet

    • D. 

      Basin

    • E. 

      Harbor

  • 2. 
    A small narrow opening in a shoreline through which water passes 
    • A. 

      Peninsula

    • B. 

      Tributary

    • C. 

      Mouth of a river

    • D. 

      Inlet

    • E. 

      Harbor

  • 3. 
    The area along a body of water sometimes having a beach 
    • A. 

      Mouth of a river

    • B. 

      Delta

    • C. 

      Inlet

    • D. 

      Coastline

    • E. 

      Harbor

  • 4. 
    A stream river or glacier that joins another stream river or glacier 
    • A. 

      Peninsula

    • B. 

      Delta

    • C. 

      Source of a river

    • D. 

      Mouth of a river

    • E. 

      Tributary

  • 5. 
    A body of water near a coast where ships can anchor safely 
    • A. 

      Harbor

    • B. 

      Tributary

    • C. 

      River

    • D. 

      Bay

    • E. 

      Gulf

  • 6. 
    The end of a river where it joins a larger body of water 
    • A. 

      Harbor

    • B. 

      Gulf

    • C. 

      Mouth of a river

    • D. 

      Source of a river

    • E. 

      Bay

  • 7. 
    Where a river begins 
    • A. 

      Mouth of a river

    • B. 

      Source of a river

    • C. 

      Bay

    • D. 

      Delta

    • E. 

      Tributary

  • 8. 
    Part of a sea or lake that forms an indentation in the land but not as large as a gulf 
    • A. 

      Bay

    • B. 

      River

    • C. 

      Delta

    • D. 

      Tributary

    • E. 

      Inlet

  • 9. 
    A body of water that flows downhill usually emptying into a larger body of water 
    • A. 

      Inlet

    • B. 

      Harbor

    • C. 

      Tributary

    • D. 

      River

    • E. 

      Bay

  • 10. 
    A very tall raised area on earth sometimes with spiky tops
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Coastline

    • C. 

      Butte

    • D. 

      Mountain range

    • E. 

      Mesa

  • 11. 
    A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides
    • A. 

      Peninsula

    • B. 

      Coastline

    • C. 

      Inlet

    • D. 

      Harbor

    • E. 

      Cape

  • 12. 
    A point of land extending or jutting out into a body of water from a coastline 
    • A. 

      Basin

    • B. 

      Delta

    • C. 

      Inlet

    • D. 

      Cape

    • E. 

      Peninsula

  • 13. 
    A sunken area of land into which a river and its tributaries sometimes drain 
    • A. 

      Delta

    • B. 

      Basin

    • C. 

      Plateau

    • D. 

      Bay

    • E. 

      Inlet

  • 14. 
    An area of flat or rolling land at a low elevation 
    • A. 

      Plateau

    • B. 

      Mountain range

    • C. 

      Butte

    • D. 

      Mesa

    • E. 

      Plain

  • 15. 
    A raised area of land with a very flat top 
    • A. 

      Cape

    • B. 

      Plain

    • C. 

      Plateau

    • D. 

      Cape

    • E. 

      Mountain range

  • 16. 
    A special type of plateau with a rounded top 
    • A. 

      Butte

    • B. 

      Mountain range

    • C. 

      Plateau

    • D. 

      Basin

    • E. 

      Cape

  • 17. 
    A deposit of sand and silt at the mouth of a river is
    • A. 

      Basin

    • B. 

      Delta

    • C. 

      Harbor

    • D. 

      Mouth of river

    • E. 

      Cape

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