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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 21

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Question 1:


a) Carlyle S. Beals
b) Michael R. Dence
c) Richard A.F. Grieve
d) Luis Alvarez
e) Thomas Huxley

Question 2:


a) Topanga
b) Isodora
c) Theia
d) Shoemaker-Levy
e) Haley

Question 3:


a) Aerolite
b) Siderolite
c) Siderite
d) Collatorite

Question 4:


a) Concave area
b) Excavation zone
c) Convex area
d) Debris area
e) Shatter cones

Question 5:


a) asteroid
b) meteorite
c) astron
d) meteriod
e) comet

Question 6:


a) Shatter cones
b) Straie
c) Cone apex
d) Horsetailings
e) Slickensides

Question 7:


a) 1 km
b) 2 km
c) 3 km
d) 4 km
e) 5 km

Question 8:


a) an atmospheric explosion
b) impact frequency
c) a crater structure
d) the moon’s craters
e) a comet explosion

Question 9:


a) first
b) second
c) third
d) fourth
e) fifth

Question 10:


a) city
b) car
c) novel
d) scientist
e) asteriod

Question 11:


a) a no hazard zone
b) a normal zone
c) to merit attention by astronomers
d) threatening
e) to mean collision is certain

Question 12:


a) more than a decade away
b) less than a decade away
c) more than a year away
d) less than a year away
e) less than an hour away

Question 13:


a) 6
b) 7
c) 8
d) 9
e) 10

Question 14:


a) 6
b) 7
c) 8
d) 9
e) 10

Question 15:


a) asteroids
b) comets
c) meteorids
d) moons
e) planets

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