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5 Matching questions

  1. solar energy
  2. pipe
  3. mudflows
  4. occluded front
  5. Monsoon
  1. a sunlight that is converted into usable energy
  2. b the narrow, vertical channel through which magma rises to the surface
  3. c the rapid movement of large amounts of soil mixed with water down a slope
  4. d forms when two cold air masses trap a warm air mass in between them
  5. e a wind system that is characterized by seasonal reversal of direction

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. winds that blow over long distances from a specific direction
  2. igneous rock that forms underground from hardened magma
  3. energy of motion
  4. the process by which new oceanic crust is created at mid-ocean ridges as older crust moves away
  5. the spinning of Earth on its axis

5 True/False questions

  1. Compound Machinea combination of two or more simple machines that operate together


  2. gravitational potential energythe energy associated with electric charges


  3. calderaa huge depression that forms after a volcanic eruption when the magma chamber & main vent collapse


  4. Screwan inclined plane wrapped around a cylinder


  5. uniformitarianismthe idea that the geologic processes that operate today, also operated in the past