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Mass Movement: Definition, Types & Examples

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Which of the following is not a cause of mass movement?

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1. What is the ultimate control of mass movement?

2. Which form of mass movement is the slowest?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Mass movement, sometimes called mass wasting, refers to the downhill movement of surface materials such as soil, mud, or rock, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the causes and types of mass movement. The quiz questions will test you on the causes, types, and characteristics of mass movement.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • The variables that cause and contribute to mass movement
  • Differentiating between the types of mass movement in terms of their speed or intensity
  • Identifying the category of a given mass movement event

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet will allow you to test your skills in the following areas:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw and retain the most important information on mass movement from the related lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as creep, landslide, and flow
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as the various types of mass movement

Additional Learning

To learn more about this topic, review the accompanying lesson Mass Movement: Definition, Types & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define mass movement (mass wasting)
  • Describe the causes of mass movement
  • Understand the factors that contribute to mass movement
  • Differentiate between the multitude of types of mass movement
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