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5 Matching questions

  1. creep
  2. gravity
  3. kettle lake
  4. dune
  5. caverns
  1. a The slowest form of mass movement
  2. b large caves
  3. c a bowl shaped depression that was formed by a block of ice from a glacier and then became filled with water.
  4. d causes water to move downward, carrying and depositing sediments as it flows.
  5. e is a mound of sand built up by wind

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. is a ridge of sand built up by action of waves and currents.
  2. is the movement of water along a shore as waves strike the shore at an angle.
  3. the part of the erosion process in which sediment is placed in a new location, or deposited.
  4. a major type of mass wasting
  5. deposits of fine wind- blown sediment near dunes. It forms good soil for growing crops. Covers 10% of the land surface of the Earth

5 True/False questions

  1. alluvial fanis 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.


  2. desert pavementwind blows away all the smallest particles from a mixture sand, silt and gravel, leaves behind a stony surface.


  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. flowing glacier movementthe 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.


  5. slumpis a slide of loose debris that moves as a single unit