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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 35

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) Calcium carbonate
b) Calcium bicarbonate
c) Carbonic acid
d) Carbon
e) Dolomite

Question 2:


a) sandstone
b) shale
c) dolomite
d) quartzite
e) basalt

Question 3:


a) Caribbean
b) Tropical
c) Temperate
d) Alpine
e) All are types of karst landscapes.

Question 4:


a) sunken aquifers
b) perched aquifers
c) collapsed aquifers
d) suffosion aquifers
e) an absence of aquifers

Question 5:


a) cave
b) solution sinkhole
c) swallow hole
d) cockpit
e) uvala

Question 6:


a) thin sedimentary rock
b) thick bedrock
c) shale
d) granite
e) volcanic ash

Question 7:


a) calcium
b) iron
c) carbonate
d) sodium
e) magnesium

Question 8:


a) Surface streams
b) Underground drainage flows
c) Groundwater
d) Wave generation

Question 9:


a) Oxygen
b) Carbon dioxide
c) Nitrogen
d) Sulphur
e) Carbon monoxide

Question 10:


a) Stratigraphy
b) Tectonic plate movement
c) Local relief
d) Surface drainage
e) Groundwater

Question 11:


a) calcium carbonate
b) carbon dioxide
c) calcium bicarbonate
d) sodium chloride
e) oxygen

Question 12:


a) Anhydrite
b) Halite
c) Gypsum
d) Limestone
e) All of the above.

Question 13:


a) Dolines
b) Stalactites
c) Stalagmites
d) Uvala
e) Poljes

Question 14:


a) collapse sinks
b) suffusion sinks
c) bogaz forms
d) ponars
e) shafts

Question 15:


a) towers
b) mogotes
c) karst inselbergs
d) All of the above.

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