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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 39

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) Dfc
b) Dfd
c) efa
d) E
e) All of these are associated with periglacial environments.

Question 2:


a) Frost wedging
b) Frost heaving
c) Frost thrusting
d) Frost creep
e) Frost faulting

Question 3:


a) Frost thrusting
b) Solifluction
c) Frost heaving
d) Infiltration
e) Extrusion

Question 4:


a) soil blocks
b) frost wedging
c) block fields
d) felsenmeers
e) patterned ground

Question 5:


a) Boulder field
b) Patterned ground
c) Pingo
d) Felsenmeer
e) Crevasse

Question 6:


a) horizontally
b) vertically
c) diagonally
d) Does not move material.
e) a, b, and c

Question 7:


a) Pergelation
b) Distal
c) Proximal
d) Medial

Question 8:


a) Air temperature
b) Exposure
c) Aspect
d) Wind velocity
e) Soil heat conductivity

Question 9:


a) high latitudes
b) high altitudes
c) the subarctic
d) the high arctic

Question 10:


a) The amount of insolation
b) Presence of water, ice, or snow
c) The absorption of heat
d) Long wave emission
e) Air temperature

Question 11:


a) vertical
b) horizontal
c) medial
d) lateral

Question 12:


a) Glacially fed
b) Snowmelt-fed
c) Lake fed
d) Jokulhlaup

Question 13:


a) Gravity
b) Wind
c) Rain
d) Snow
e) Birds

Question 14:


a) rock
b) stream
c) hill
d) caribou
e) mountain

Question 15:


a) Muskeg
b) Grassy bog
c) Peatland
d) Boloto
e) 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