5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- ground moraine
- end moraine
- continental glacier
- a the sediment left directly on the ground surface by a retreating glacier.
- b the till that marks the farthest advance of a glacier forms a deposit.
- c called ice sheets, are much larger than alpine glaciers and can cover entire continents. Today, covers most of Greenland and Antarctica.
- d the blanket of till that a glacier deposits its bottom.
- e The slowest form of mass movement
5 Multiple choice questions
- a ridge from which water drains to one side or the other
- is a mound of sand built up by wind
- a bowl shaped depression that was formed by a block of ice from a glacier and then became filled with water.
- is an area of land formed by the buildup of sediment at the end, or mouth of a river.
- the highest part in the ground that is saturated, or completely filled with water.
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
glacier → causes water to move downward, carrying and depositing sediments as it flows.
flood plain → a deposit of till left behind by a retreating glacier.