Post-test Landforms

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Post-test Landforms

In the study of geography, the term “landform” refers to any natural feature of the solid surface of the Earth or any other planetary body. These include hills, mountains, valleys, plateaus, canyons and shoreline features.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A low area between hills and mointains, where a river often flows is a
  • 2. 
    A nearly level area that has been uplifted is a
  • 3. 
    A mound, hill or ridge of wind-blown sand is a
  • 4. 
    Nearly level areas that have been eroded or where material has been deposited is
  • 5. 
    High, uplifted area with steep slopes is a
  • 6. 
    The V-shaped valley eroded by a river is a
  • 7. 
    Which of these is NOT a model?
    • A. 

      A matchbox car

    • B. 

      A doll

    • C. 

      A van

    • D. 

      A teddy bear

  • 8. 
    This explains the symbols on a map
    • A. 

      Dune

    • B. 

      Key

    • C. 

      Peak

    • D. 

      Profile

  • 9. 
    The process of wearing away earth materials by water, wind or ice is called
    • A. 

      Erosion

    • B. 

      Deposition

    • C. 

      Slump

    • D. 

      Flooding

  • 10. 
    A fan-shaped deposit of earth materials at the mouth of a stream is called a
    • A. 

      Valley

    • B. 

      Canyon

    • C. 

      Channel

    • D. 

      Delta

  • 11. 
    The process by which eroded earth materials settle out in another place is called
    • A. 

      Sediments

    • B. 

      Deposition

    • C. 

      Basin

    • D. 

      Erosion

  • 12. 
    Which of these can increase the amount of erosion?
    • A. 

      More water

    • B. 

      Less water

    • C. 

      A flatter slope

    • D. 

      A barrier in the water path

  • 13. 
    What letter indicates the hightest point on the map?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 14. 
    Which letter indicates the lowest point on the map?
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 15. 
    Which of these statements is correct about the elevation on the map above?
    • A. 

      The closer the contour lines, the flatter the slope

    • B. 

      The school is at sea level

    • C. 

      The elevation between the school and the park entrance is greater than the elevation between the park entrance and Bear Lookout

    • D. 

      The elevation between Bear Lookout and point B is the same as the elevation between the school and the park entrance

  • 16. 
    The box to the right shows a map of a cafeteria including tables, chairs, and afood station.   Which of the following is a possible key to this map?                                                                                   
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

  • 17. 
    Zero elevation is also known as
    • A. 

      Peak

    • B. 

      Profile

    • C. 

      Sea level

    • D. 

      Base

  • 18. 
    A map that uses contour lines to show the shape and elevation of the land's surface is a
    • A. 

      Topographic map

    • B. 

      Interval map

    • C. 

      Profile map

    • D. 

      Base map

  • 19. 
    A side view or cross-section of a landform such as a mountain is called a
    • A. 

      Peak

    • B. 

      Base

    • C. 

      Contour

    • D. 

      Profile

  • 20. 
    The highest point of a mountain is its
    • A. 

      Base

    • B. 

      Profile

    • C. 

      Peak

    • D. 

      Key