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5 Matching questions

  1. Convectional precipitation
  2. frontal precipitation
  3. Alluvium
  4. plate tectonic theory
  5. alluvial fan
  1. a Any precipitation attributable to the action of a front; used mainly to distinguish this type from air-mass precipitation and orographic precipitation
  2. b fan-shaped deposit formed where a fast flowing stream flattens, slows, and spreads typically at the exit of a canyon
  3. c is any product of the condensation of atmospheric water vapor that is pulled down by gravity and deposited on the Earth's surface
  4. d loose, unconsolidated (not cemented together into a solid rock), soil or sediments
  5. e a scientific theory which describes the large scale motions of Earth's lithosphere.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. explode violently
  2. addresses cultural landscapes
  3. decompose rather than disintegrate
  4. a wind from the sea that develops over land near coasts
  5. - 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 True/False questions

  1. Diastrophismsolid, outermost shell of the earth. Includes crust and upper mantle

          

  2. Hurricanes/typhoonsleft behind when glaciers receded

          

  3. Perceptional regionthe way you think about a place

          

  4. Morainesleft behind when glaciers receded

          

  5. Gradational processesthe way you think about a place