Unit 6 Test - Weathering, Erosion & Deposition/Topo Maps/Ocean Floor

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Unit 6 Test - Weathering, Erosion & Deposition/Topo Maps/Ocean Floor


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are two types of weathering?
    • A. 

      Chemical and Mechanical

    • B. 

      Carbonation and Oxidation

    • C. 

      Abrasion and Mechanical

    • D. 

      Chemical and Dissolution

  • 2. 
    What type of wedging occurs when water seeps into the cracks of rocks, freezes, and expands to break rocks?
    • A. 

      Abrasion

    • B. 

      Root

    • C. 

      Frost

    • D. 

      Salt

  • 3. 
     Which of the following is one example of chemical weathering?
    • A. 

      Exfoliation

    • B. 

      Thermal Expansion

    • C. 

      Hydrolysis

    • D. 

      Abrasion

  • 4. 
    Which of the following is the process by which water, ice, wind, or gravity move pieces of rock or soil?
    • A. 

      Erosion

    • B. 

      Deposition

    • C. 

      Sediment

    • D. 

      Weathering

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is the process by which sediment settles in a new location?
    • A. 

      Deposition

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Weathering

    • D. 

      Barometer

  • 6. 
    List the three processes that cause erosion.
  • 7. 
    Which process creates a delta?
    • A. 

      Erosion

    • B. 

      Deposition

    • C. 

      Abrasion

    • D. 

      Weathering

  • 8. 
    List three professions that might use a topographic Map.
  • 9. 
    Rain washing away soil.
    • A. 

      Weathering

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Deposition

  • 10. 
    Powerful ocean waves breaking down rocks over time.
    • A. 

      Weathering

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Deposition

  • 11. 
    A Sand dune forming in the desert
    • A. 

      Weathering

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Deposition

  • 12. 
    Wind and water from a hurricane moving sediment.
    • A. 

      Weathering

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Deposition

  • 13. 
    Sediment settling at the bottom of the ocean.
    • A. 

      Weathering

    • B. 

      Erosion

    • C. 

      Deposition

  • 14. 
    Which of the following physical features would you not see on a topographic map?
    • A. 

      Railroad

    • B. 

      Rivers

    • C. 

      Streams

    • D. 

      Parked Cars

  • 15. 
    Which part of the topographic map connects points of equal elevation?
    • A. 

      Contour Interval

    • B. 

      Contour Lines

    • C. 

      Hachure Lines

    • D. 

      Compass

  • 16. 
    Contour lines that are closer together represent a ____________.
    • A. 

      Steeper Slope

    • B. 

      Gradual Hill

    • C. 

      Deep River

    • D. 

      Railroad Track

  • 17. 
    In which direction is the river flowing? 
    • A. 

      North

    • B. 

      South

    • C. 

      East

    • D. 

      West

  • 18. 
    What is the contour interval for this topographic map?
    • A. 

      5,000 ft.

    • B. 

      1,200 ft.

    • C. 

      10,000 ft.

    • D. 

      1,000 ft.

  • 19. 
    What does this symbol represent on a topographic map?
    • A. 

      Valley

    • B. 

      Depression

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Contour Indes

  • 20. 
    What is the elevation difference between point X and Y?
    • A. 

      20 m

    • B. 

      1,600 m

    • C. 

      1,240 m

    • D. 

      360 m

  • 21. 
    The longest mountain range in the world is called __________________________.
    • A. 

      The Mid Ocean Ridge

    • B. 

      Divergent

    • C. 

      Mt. Everest

    • D. 

      Appalachian Mountains

  • 22. 
    Saltwater is more [Blank] because it contains a large amount of dissolved salt.
  • 23. 
    Submerged volcanic mountains on the ocean floor are called _______________.
    • A. 

      Mid-Ocean Ridge

    • B. 

      Seamounts

    • C. 

      Gyres

    • D. 

      Updwelling

  • 24. 
    List the five ocean basins from LARGEST to SMALLEST.
  • 25. 
    Label the map below in the response box by putting A = ____, B= ______, all the way through F.
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