5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- glacier movement
- sliding glacier movement
- desert pavement
- a the weight of a glacier and heat from Earth cause ice at the bottom of a glacier to melt. A layer of water forms under the glacier, and it starts sliding along on the layer of water.
- b 2 kinds: flowing and sliding.
- c a ridge from which water drains to one side or the other
- d wind blows away all the smallest particles from a mixture sand, silt and gravel, leaves behind a stony surface.
- e the process in which weathered particles are picked up and moved from one place to another.
5 Multiple choice questions
- is a ridge of sand built up by action of waves and currents.
- is a fan shaped deposit of sediment at the base of a mountain. It forms where is a stream leaves a steep valley and enters a flatter plain.
- a bowl shaped depression that was formed by a block of ice from a glacier and then became filled with water.
- is the movement of water along a shore as waves strike the shore at an angle.
- The slowest form of mass movement
5 True/False questions
sinkhole → is a basin that forms when the roof of a cave becomes so thin that it suddenly falls in
gravity → is a large mass of ice that moves over land
loess → deposits of fine wind- blown sediment near dunes. It forms good soil for growing crops. Covers 10% of the land surface of the Earth
flood plain → the till that marks the farthest advance of a glacier forms a deposit.
deposition → the process in which weathered particles are picked up and moved from one place to another.