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Rivers & Coasts Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a landform?

Question 2 2. Which of the following landforms is NOT a part of the same formation process? (Or in other words, which one cannot be put in chronological order with the others?)

Question 3 3. What was the most significant reason that China's rivers flooded so badly in 1931?

Question 4 4. Which major project in China was completed as a result of the floods of 1931?

Question 5 5. How do beaches form?

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Question 6 6. How can humans help preserve beaches?

Question 7 7. In this rock formation, the Law of _____ states that the layers will be formed in a _____ manner.

Question 8 8. Uniformitarianism states:

Question 9 9. The process where rocks and minerals are broken down by the elements of nature is called _____.

Question 10 10. How is erosion different from weathering?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following best describes longshore transport?

Question 12 12. Charlie has been studying the movement of sand and sediment. To test his current theory, Charlie marks a plot of sand with colored dye. He then returns weeks later to see if the sand is still there. Charlie notices that the sand with the dye in it has been moved along the shoreline over time. What is this process called?

Question 13 13.

Use the clue to help you identify the type of coastal erosion:

Waves hit a cliff, and the air within the rocks making up the cliff is compressed, thus weakening the rocks. The rocks fall off the cliff and into the ocean.

Question 14 14. Which of the following is contributing to the coastal erosion in Kivalina?

Question 15 15. Which of these is an example of physical weathering?

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Question 16 16. Which of these features would have been impossible without weathering?

Question 17 17. What is the zigzag movement of materials along a coastline called?

Question 18 18. Which method of coastal transportation occurs without moving the material off of the sea or ocean floor?

Question 19 19. Which is a source of floods?

Question 20 20. Which correctly defines flood channels?

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Question 21 21. The Grand Canyon is an example of which one of the following?

Question 22 22. What do we call a v-shaped valley that is usually smaller than a river canyon?

Question 23 23. River flooding can occur:

Question 24 24. When rivers and streams deposit sediment, all of the following can be created EXCEPT:

Question 25 25. How are cliffs formed?

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Question 26 26. Most of the people who died in the 1931 floods were killed by what?

Question 27 27. What is a beach?

Question 28 28. Using the law of superposition, put the following layers in order from oldest to youngest: yellow, orange, purple, red, green, blue.

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

Question 30 30. Which of the following terms is described as the ocean current that travels parallel to shore?

Rivers & Coasts Chapter Exam Instructions

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