Geomorphology/Quiz

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Multibeam image is of the Ely Seamount in the Gulf of Alaska. Credit: Jason Chaytor and Randall Keller, Oregon State University and NOAA.

Geomorphology is a lecture from the geology department.

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Quiz[edit]







  

1

Yes or No, Geomorphology is the science and study of landforms.

Yes
No

2

Characteristics of volcanic arcs are?

chain of volcanoes
ocean basin
spreading center
zone of fractional melting
subduction
trench

3

Yes or No, The forces affecting landforms are an aspect of geophysics, geochemistry, ecology, or evolutionary geomorphology.

Yes
No

4

Which of the following is a phenomenon associated historically with Titania?

Jupiter
a large, trenchlike feature
a relatively light surface
few or no canyons and scarps
very few impact craters
helium ice

5

Yes or No, A portion of land or territory which the eye can comprehend in a single view, including all the objects it contains is called a landscape.

Yes
No

6

Push moraines are the result of proglacial thrusting and folding of?

7

Yes or No, Each continuous surface of a landscape that is observable in its entirety and has consistence of form or regular change of form is called a landform.

Yes
No

8

Which of the following is not a radiation phenomenon associated with a crater?

strata
elongated dust particles
high albedo
olivine
Rayleighs
volcanoes

9

True or False, A fracture in a rock formation causing a discontinuity is called a fault.

TRUE
FALSE

10

Complete the text:

The topographic map of Mars includes the

volcanoes in the west (including

,

to the east of Tharsis, and

in the southern hemisphere.

11

Yes or No, The beach-dune system shows the nearshore zone back-beach environment and the formation of an incipient foredune and established foredune.

Yes
No


Hypotheses[edit]

  1. The shapes of rocks and the landscapes they display describe the forces at work.

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

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