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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 20

Instructions: For each question, click on the radio button beside your answer. When you have completed the entire quiz, click the Submit my answers button at the bottom of the page to receive your results.

Question 1:


a) L waves
b) P waves
c) S waves
d) E waves
e) Z waves

Question 2:


a) Upper mantle
b) Inner core
c) Outer core
d) Lower mantle
e) Upper core

Question 3:


a) core
b) mantle
c) inner core
d) asthenosphere
e) lithosphere

Question 4:


a) asthenosphere
b) cryosphere
c) troposphere
d) outer core
e) lithosphere

Question 5:


a) The Alps
b) The Andes
c) The Himalayas
d) The African Shield
e) The Great Dividing Range

Question 6:


a) Weathering
b) A volcano
c) Deposition
d) Mountain-building
e) Sublimation

Question 7:


a) A magnetic field
b) Volcanoes
c) Deep ocean basins
d) Temperature
e) All of the above.

Question 8:


a) crust
b) molten upper mantle
c) solid lower mantle
d) liquid outer core
e) liquid inner core

Question 9:


a) shoots
b) roots
c) inner cores
d) mountains
e) exposed continental surfaces

Question 10:


a) sulphur and magnesium
b) strontium and magma
c) silica and magma
d) silica and magnesium
e) sulphur and magma

Question 11:


a) Sialic
b) Semantic
c) Basaltic
d) Crust
e) Moho

Question 12:


a) basaltic plates
b) semantic plates
c) sialic plates
d) tectonic plates
e) dinner plates

Question 13:


a) how North America was structurally put together
b) how South America was structurally put together
c) how deep the oceans are
d) the thickness of Greenland’s icesheet
e) how old the Canadian shield is

Question 14:


a) Weathering
b) Erosion
c) Slope movement
d) Continental rise
e) Volcanic activity

Question 15:


a) Pacific
b) North Atlantic
c) South Atlantic
d) Indian
e) Austrialian

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False