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5 Matching questions

  1. 1964 Alaskan Earthquake
  2. Diffusion
  3. land breeze
  4. alluvial fan
  5. Hurricanes/typhoons
  1. a Across south-central Alaska, ground fissures, collapsing buildings, and tsunamis directly caused about 131 deaths
  2. b spreading out of a particular phenomenon (people, ideas, tech) over the earth's surface; there are three types
  3. c A breeze that blows from the land toward open water
  4. d 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
  5. e fan-shaped deposit formed where a fast flowing stream flattens, slows, and spreads typically at the exit of a canyon

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a deviation from the normal change of an atmospheric property with altitude
  2. plates move toward each other
  3. soil creeps, mudslides, landslides, talus slopes
  4. hard to recognize
  5. Any precipitation attributable to the action of a front; used mainly to distinguish this type from air-mass precipitation and orographic precipitation

5 True/False questions

  1. Convectional precipitationis any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that is pulled down by gravity and deposited on the Earth's surface


  2. relocation diffusionthings that are catching (fashion, music, etc)


  3. Permafrostsoil at or below the freezing point of water (0 °C or 32 °F) for two or more years


  4. Asthenospheresolid, outermost shell of the earth. Includes crust and upper mantle


  5. Deltalandform from wind; wind blown material that is picked up from one location and deposited in different parts of the world