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5 Matching questions

  1. 1964 Alaskan Earthquake
  2. alluvial fan
  3. convergent plate boundary
  4. Loess
  5. Northridge Earthquake
  1. a fan-shaped deposit formed where a fast flowing stream flattens, slows, and spreads typically at the exit of a canyon
  2. b landform from wind; wind blown material that is picked up from one location and deposited in different parts of the world
  3. c plates move toward each other
  4. d - 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
  5. e Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis directly caused about 131 deaths

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock), soil or sediments
  2. plates slide by each other horizontally
  3. known for theory of continental drift
  4. faster moving body of water that comes into contact with a larger, slower moving body of water
  5. well defined boundaries and a large degree of homogeneity

5 True/False questions

  1. Hurricanes/typhoonsprocess by which large continental areas undergo slight deformation


  2. composite volcanoesexplode violently


  3. Divergent plate boundaryplates move away from each other


  4. Karst topographyprocess by which large continental areas undergo slight deformation


  5. mass wasting: examplesaddresses cultural landscapes