Shaping the Earth's Surface Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Volcanoes can be dangerous because of:

Question 2 2. What is the appropriate definition of a stream valley?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about floodplains?

Question 4 4. All of the following are true about earthquakes except:

Question 5 5. When rivers and streams deposit sediment, all of the following can be created EXCEPT:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

Question 7 7. In which stage of the aging process would a stream valley have a V-shape and steep sides?

Question 8 8. Erosion and deposition can create all of the following landforms except

Question 9 9. Rivers and streams flow in which order?

Question 10 10. Which of the following is NOT an agent of erosion?

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Question 11 11. Natural events can be:

Question 12 12. In this rock formation, the Law of _____ states that the layers will be formed in a _____ manner.

Question 13 13. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream valley in the maturity stage?

Question 14 14. Uniformitarianism states:

Question 15 15. Features of a beach in winter would include:

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Question 16 16. The law of superposition states that in an undisturbed sequence of rock:

Question 17 17. 1. Topography is

Question 18 18. All of the following are examples of natural events except:

Question 19 19. Longshore drift typically moves sand along United States coastlines from:

Question 20 20. Landslides can be caused by:

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Question 21 21. River flooding can occur:

Question 22 22. Materials that cover beaches can be made of:

Question 23 23. When waves break down a sea cliff, pick up and carry the debris, and dump on the shore forming a beach, what processes are happening, and in what order are they happening?

Question 24 24. Sand is created through the process of:

Question 25 25. Rivers and streams are used for:

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Question 26 26. A mole burrowing through the soil is an example of

Question 27 27. Which of the following terms refers to the movement of broken-down rock or soil from one place to another?

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 an example of chemical weathering?

Question 30 30. How is erosion different from weathering?

Shaping the Earth's Surface Chapter Exam Instructions

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