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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 23

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) Compaction
b) Exfoliation
c) Metamorphism
d) Cooling
e) Rippling

Question 2:


a) Shale
b) Marble
c) Sandstone
d) Limestone
e) Breccia

Question 3:


a) Limestone
b) Marble
c) Slate
d) Quartzite
e) Schist

Question 4:


a) Marble
b) Granite
c) Slate
d) Gneiss
e) Limestone

Question 5:


a) contact abrasion
b) jointing
c) exfoliation
d) shear
e) contact metamorphism

Question 6:


a) granite
b) marble
c) slate
d) limestone
e) breccia

Question 7:


a) erosion
b) transportation
c) deposition
d) compaction
e) melting

Question 8:


a) Compaction
b) Cementation
c) Deposition
d) Lithification
e) Erosion

Question 9:


a) Gravel
b) Pebbles
c) Boulders
d) Sand

Question 10:


a) the shells of marine organisms
b) the compaction of sand
c) the cementation of sand
d) the oil of microscopic plants
e) green stones

Question 11:


a) Halite
b) Salt
c) Gypsum
d) Anhydrite
e) Limestone

Question 12:


a) Tectonic action
b) Impact from comets or asteroids
c) Volcanic action
d) Changes in weather patterns

Question 13:


a) marble
b) quartzite
c) schist
d) granite
e) slate

Question 14:


a) exfoliation
b) foliation
c) contact metamorphism
d) cross beading
e) unconformity

Question 15:


a) increases heat and pressure
b) increases weathering and erosion
c) pushes existing strata upwards
d) deposits sediments
e) decreases heat and pressure

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