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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. sandbar
  2. erosion
  3. spit
  4. moraine
  5. dune
  1. a a deposit of till left behind by a retreating glacier.
  2. b is a ridge of sand built up by action of waves and currents.
  3. c A sandbar that has built up above the water surface and is joined to the land at one end
  4. d is a mound of sand built up by wind
  5. e the process in which weathered particles are picked up and moved from one place to another.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. called valley glaciers, form in mountains and flow down through valleys.
  2. a ridge from which water drains to one side or the other
  3. the highest part in the ground that is saturated, or completely filled with water.
  4. causes water to move downward, carrying and depositing sediments as it flows.
  5. curves and bands that form a twisting, looping pattern in a stream channel

5 True/False questions

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


  2. glacier movement2 kinds: flowing and sliding.


  3. glaciercauses water to move downward, carrying and depositing sediments as it flows.


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


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