5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- mass wasting
- a the downhill movements of masses of rocks and soil
- b a ridge from which water drains to one side or the other
- c the part of the erosion process in which sediment is placed in a new location, or deposited.
- d causes water to move downward, carrying and depositing sediments as it flows.
- e the process in which weathered particles are picked up and moved from one place to another.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A sandbar that has built up above the water surface and is joined to the land at one end
- is an area of land formed by the buildup of sediment at the end, or mouth of a river.
- is a ridge of sand built up by action of waves and currents.
- ice near surface is brittle and cracks often form in it. Deep inside, ice doesn't break due to pressure on top.
- is the movement of water along a shore as waves strike the shore at an angle.
5 True/False Questions
moraine → a deposit of till left behind by a retreating glacier.
dune → the sediment left directly on the ground surface by a retreating glacier.
glacier → causes water to move downward, carrying and depositing sediments as it flows.
long shore drift → is the movement of water along a shore as waves strike the shore at an angle.
loess → deposits of fine wind- blown sediment near dunes. It forms good soil for growing crops. Covers 10% of the land surface of the Earth