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5 Matching questions

  1. barrier island
  2. slump
  3. glacier
  4. divide
  5. deposition
  1. a is a slide of loose debris that moves as a single unit
  2. b is a large mass of ice that moves over land
  3. c the part of the erosion process in which sediment is placed in a new location, or deposited.
  4. d is a long, narrow island that develops parallel to a coast. It forms a barrier between the ocean waves and the shore of the mainland.
  5. e a ridge from which water drains to one side or the other

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. causes water to move downward, carrying and depositing sediments as it flows.
  2. called ice sheets, are much larger than alpine glaciers and can cover entire continents. Today, covers most of Greenland and Antarctica.
  3. wind blows away all the smallest particles from a mixture sand, silt and gravel, leaves behind a stony surface.
  4. a bowl shaped depression that was formed by a block of ice from a glacier and then became filled with water.
  5. is an area of land on either side of a stream that is underwater when the stream floods

5 True/False questions

  1. meanderinglarge caves


  2. long shore driftis the zig-zag movement of sand along a beach. Sand is pushed at an angle.


  3. sliding glacier movementice near surface is brittle and cracks often form in it. Deep inside, ice doesn't break due to pressure on top.


  4. long shore currentis the zig-zag movement of sand along a beach. Sand is pushed at an angle.


  5. creepThe slowest form of mass movement