Landform Quiz

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Landform Quizzes & Trivia

This will help you review for your final landforms test.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What does wind and gravity do to landforms over time?
  • 2. 
    What is a meander?
    • A. 

      A bend or curve in a river where water changes direction

    • B. 

      The process of breaking down rock.

    • C. 

      Adding sand or soil to a new location

    • D. 

      A person who makes maps

  • 3. 
    What is erosion?
    • A. 

      A person who makes maps

    • B. 

      The process of moving sediments from one place to another

    • C. 

      The process of breaking down rock

    • D. 

      A v-shaped valley eroded by a river

  • 4. 
    What is weathering?
    • A. 

      The process of breaking down rock over thousands and thousands of years.

    • B. 

      A v-shaped valley erosion eroded by a river.

    • C. 

      Adding sand or soil to a new region.

    • D. 

      A person who makes maps

  • 5. 
    Land that is located on a floodplain is...?
    • A. 

      Dry

    • B. 

      Sandy

    • C. 

      Swampy

    • D. 

      Fertile(lots of minerals and soil because of deposition)

  • 6. 
    What is a cartographer?
    • A. 

      Geologist

    • B. 

      Meteorologist

    • C. 

      Archeologist

    • D. 

      A map maker

  • 7. 
    What can affect erosion and deposition?
    • A. 

      Building a model

    • B. 

      Farming

    • C. 

      Fishing

    • D. 

      Watching television

  • 8. 
    What is a canyon?
    • A. 

      Curve or bend in a river

    • B. 

      A small river that flows into a large river

    • C. 

      A deep narrow valley with steep sides that can have a river that flows through it.

    • D. 

      The top part of a mountain

  • 9. 
    What is a model?
    • A. 

      Contour lines on a map

    • B. 

      A smaller representation of the real thing.

    • C. 

      A V-shaped valley at the mouth of a river.

    • D. 

      A fan shaped deposit at the mouth of the river.

  • 10. 
    What ways can humans affect landforms?
    • A. 

      Going to the beach

    • B. 

      Eating

    • C. 

      Deforestation

    • D. 

      Surfing

  • 11. 
    Billy Bob went the Grand Canyon with his best friend Sarah Sue.  When they got out of the car the first thing they started to ask each other what could have caused the formation of the Grand Canyon.  What most likely caused the erosion?
    • A. 

      A river.

    • B. 

      A meander.

    • C. 

      A peak.

    • D. 

      A valley.