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5 Matching questions

  1. desert pavement
  2. spit
  3. meandering
  4. glacier
  5. deposition
  1. a A sandbar that has built up above the water surface and is joined to the land at one end
  2. b wind blows away all the smallest particles from a mixture sand, silt and gravel, leaves behind a stony surface.
  3. c is a large mass of ice that moves over land
  4. d curves and bands that form a twisting, looping pattern in a stream channel
  5. e the part of the erosion process in which sediment is placed in a new location, or deposited.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. deposits of fine wind- blown sediment near dunes. It forms good soil for growing crops. Covers 10% of the land surface of the Earth
  2. the downhill movements of masses of rocks and soil
  3. 2 kinds: flowing and sliding.
  4. called ice sheets, are much larger than alpine glaciers and can cover entire continents. Today, covers most of Greenland and Antarctica.
  5. the ridges of till deposited at the sides of a glacier.

5 True/False questions

  1. deltaA sandbar that has built up above the water surface and is joined to the land at one end

          

  2. morainea deposit of till left behind by a retreating glacier.

          

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

          

  4. slumpA sandbar that has built up above the water surface and is joined to the land at one end

          

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

          

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