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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 38

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) Lake Agassiz
b) Lake Munro
c) Lake Seles
d) Lake Williams
e) Lake Winnipeg

Question 2:


a) The original stream banks are now eroded away.
b) There used to be a stream channel on top, which has now been filled in.
c) They are found within meltwater channels.
d) It isn't possible.

Question 3:


a) glaciers scoured deep holes
b) meltwater scoured potholes
c) blocks of ice melted and left depressions where the ice had been
d) large boulders rolled off the glacier and made craters

Question 4:


a) eskers
b) drumlins
c) moraines
d) kames

Question 5:


a) a knife-edged ridge that separates two glacial valleys
b) a smooth, elongated, asymmetric hill of till
c) a depression caused by the melting of a block of ice which had been buried in glacial debris
d) a winding, steep-walled deposit of water-lain glacial debris
e) None of the above.

Question 6:


a) Striation
b) Varves
c) None of the above.

Question 7:


a) atmospheric pressure
b) temperature
c) glacial melting
d) river formation
e) precipitation

Question 8:


a) sandar
b) till
c) drumlins
d) eskers
e) moraines

Question 9:


a) Drumlin
b) Esker
c) Outwash plain
d) Kettles
e) All are meltwater features.

Question 10:


a) drumlins
b) kames
c) eskers
d) moraines
e) kettles

Question 11:


a) Debacles
b) Drumlins
c) Kames
d) Eskers
e) Kettles

Question 12:


a) preglacial
b) proglacial
c) supraglacial
d) subglacial
e) englacial

Question 13:


a) braiding
b) beading
c) oxbow
d) All of the above.

Question 14:


a) humpbacks
b) brushback
c) whalebacks
d) leatherback
e) piggyback

Question 15:


a) Great Slave Lake
b) Great Salt Lake
c) Lake Ontario
d) Lake Erie
e) Lake Superior

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