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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 33

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Question 1:


a) Climate
b) Geologic structure
c) Bedrock type (lithology)
d) Pressure gradients
e) All of these factors affect fluvial erosion.

Question 2:


a) fault-line scarp
b) fault trace
c) cuesta
d) hogback
e) talus cone

Question 3:


a) mesas
b) cuestas
c) domes
d) hogbacks
e) plateaus

Question 4:


a) Annular
b) Dendritic
c) Trellis
d) Radial
e) Circumflected

Question 5:


a) concave
b) convex
c) superimposed
d) flattened
e) uplifted

Question 6:


a) peneplains
b) monadnocks
c) interfluves
d) pediplanes
e) hogbacks

Question 7:


a) rectangular
b) deranged
c) trellis
d) radial
e) dendritic

Question 8:


a) natural levees
b) tilted sedimentary rock layers
c) carboniferous sandstone
d) horizontal layers of volcanic rocks
e) fractured basalt

Question 9:


a) dendritic
b) radial
c) trellis
d) braided
e) deranged

Question 10:


a) stream larceny
b) stream theft
c) stream piracy
d) perifluvial capture
e) None of the above.

Question 11:


a) water gaps
b) hanging valleys
c) nick points
d) wind gaps
e) None of the above.

Question 12:


a) a playa
b) a graben
c) pediment
d) stratum
e) interfluves

Question 13:


a) playas
b) pediments
c) bajadas
d) mesas
e) inselbergs

Question 14:


a) radial
b) rectangular
c) longitudinal
d) graded
e) deranged

Question 15:


a) antecedent streams
b) erosional streams
c) monadnocks
d) pediplains
e) pediment plains

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