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Physical Features of the Earth Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following describes a deep inlet of the sea almost surrounded by land, with a narrow mouth?

Question 2 2. What is the difference between a gulf and a sea?

Question 3 3. The following world map contains a dot. In which sea or gulf is that dot located?

Question 4 4. Which of the descriptions below best articulates the elements of an isthmus?

Question 5 5. Historically, why was the Isthmus of Tehuantepec important?

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Question 6 6. The Isthmus of Suez connects which two continents?

Question 7 7. Glacial erosion occurs in which two ways?

Question 8 8. Erosion is the:

Question 9 9. Which type of erosion has shown to have the most profound effect on erosion?

Question 10 10. Elevation is:

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Question 11 11. What landform is surrounded by water on three sides?

Question 12 12. Name the landform pictured below:

Question 13 13. At its most basic, an archipelago is _____.

Question 14 14. Islands created at the boundary between two tectonic plates often align in what type of pattern?

Question 15 15. Archipelagos like the Malay Archipelago were created by what force?

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Question 16 16. Which of these is NOT a reason people settled by rivers:

Question 17 17. A dam is:

Question 18 18. Rivers begin as water from:

Question 19 19. What is the primary difference between capes and peninsulas?

Question 20 20. If you see very strong tides near a cape, and the cape is made of a hard rock, you can assume the rest of the shoreline was likely made of what?

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Question 21 21. Considering all the ways they can be formed, most capes have dramatic _____.

Question 22 22. When the last glacial period was its apex, which of the following modern-day cities would NOT have been covered by thick walls of ice?

Question 23 23. How long did the most recent glacial period last?

Question 24 24. The last period of glaciation is termed the _ period.

Question 25 25. Which of the following events is LEAST likely to trigger a tsunami?

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Question 26 26. How are mantle plumes and hot spots related?

Question 27 27. Which statement best describes how the beaches in Hawaii are formed?

Question 28 28. The following world map contains a dot. In which ocean is that dot located?

Question 29 29. The Isthmus of Panama connects which two nations?

Question 30 30. Through wind erosion, deflation is the removal of:

Physical Features of the Earth Chapter Exam Instructions

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