Natural Landform Quiz

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Geomorphology Quizzes & Trivia

This is a test on basic geology how landforms are made, volcanoes, uplift, weathering, erosion, and the rock cycle


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of these is NOT a way that landforms are made?
    • A. 

      Tectonic uplift

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Bright sunlight and water vapor

  • 2. 
    Mountains can be formed
    • A. 

      When tectonic plates push against each other and cause "uplift"

    • B. 

      When tidal waves push the sand in from the ocean floor

    • C. 

      Only at the very beginning of the world

  • 3. 
    Which of these is NOT a way that landforms are made?
    • A. 

      Tectonic plates pushing against each other

    • B. 

      A river wears away the rocks and soil from one place and moves them to another place

    • C. 

      Bright sunlight and water vapor heat up the earth

  • 4. 
    Metamorphic rock is formed when lava flows from a volcano, cools, and hardens.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    The 3 types of rocks are: metamorphic, sedimentary, and
    • A. 

      Gravel

    • B. 

      Mountainous

    • C. 

      Igneous

  • 6. 
    Weathering and erosion are ways that things like wind, water, and ice can break down rocks and move sediments and soil.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    New ___________________ can be formed when volcanoes erupt underwater over a long period of time.
  • 8. 
    A river or glacier moving rocks, soil, and sediments from one place to another is an example of
    • A. 

      Weathering

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Uplift

  • 9. 
    ____________________ is the earth force that helps water and glaciers move rocks and sediments from one place to another.
  • 10. 
    Sedimentary rocks can be made from other kinds of rocks.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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