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5 Matching questions

  1. Divergent plate boundary
  2. Perceptional region
  3. Hurricanes/typhoons
  4. Alluvium
  5. composite volcanoes
  1. a explode violently
  2. b plates move away from each other
  3. c non-frontal synoptic scale low-pressure system over tropical or sub-tropical waters with organized convection (i.e. thunderstorm activity) and definite cyclonic surface wind circulation
  4. d loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock), soil or sediments
  5. e the way you think about a place

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. things that are catching (fashion, music, etc)
  2. solid, outermost shell of the earth. Includes crust and upper mantle
  3. spreading out of a particular phenomenon (people, ideas, tech) over the earth's surface; there are three types
  4. when something moves from place A to place B and takes root in place B
  5. Fault rupture of the ground generates vibrations-or waves-in the rock that we feel as ground shaking

5 True/False questions

  1. Mercalli scaleaddresses cultural landscapes


  2. Loessfaster moving body of water that comes into contact with a larger, slower moving body of water


  3. Asthenospherepartially molten layer beneath the lithosphere; weak zone in upper mantle


  4. Alfred WegnerA breeze that blows from the land toward open water


  5. Northridge Earthquake- The earthquake had a "strong" moment magnitude of 6.7, but the ground acceleration was one of the highest ever instrumentally recorded in an urban area in North America