Landscapes and Landforms
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by Lisa Stapleton
| 18 Questions
1
1
What is a landform?
2
6
Give 3 examples of landforms and explain how each one is made
3
4
Describe one type of landscape and explain what landforms can be found there.
4
1
Weathering is:
when the weather changes
is the breakdown of rocks by a chemical, physical or biological process
when materials are moved by wind and water
when soil and rocks are worn away and moved to a new location by wind or water
5
1
Erosion is
materials moved to a different location that eventually create new landforms
is the breakdown of rocks by a chemical, physical or biological process
when materials are moved by wind and water
when soil and rocks are worn away and moved to a new location by wind or water
6
1
Deposition
materials moved to a different location that eventually create new landforms
is the breakdown of rocks by a chemical, physical or biological process
when materials are moved by wind and water
when soil and rocks are worn away and moved to a new location by wind or water
7
1
Acid Rain is an example of:
erosion
biological weathering
physical weathering
chemical weathering
8
3
Explain why Australia has so many different types of landforms.
9
1
Explain how the plates are moving on a divergent plate boundary.
10
2
Explain why the tectonic plates move around the Earth (bonus point if you can name the term we use to explain how the plates move).
11
1
Volcanoes are mainly found on convergent plate boundaries.
True
False
12
1
The Pacific Ocean hosts over 80 percent of the world's shallow and mediumā€depth earthquakes and 100 percent of the deep earthquakes.
True
False
13
1
Above is a picture of a type of plate boundary. It is:
Convergent - subductive/destructive
Divergent
Transformative
Convergent - collision
14
1
Above is a picture of a type of plate boundary. It is:
Convergent - subductive/destructive
Divergent
Transformative
Convergent - collision
15
1
The Himalayan mountains were created due to what type of plate boundary?
Convergent - subductive/destructive
Divergent
Transformative
Convergent - collision
16
2
Look at the above diagram. Explain why there are active volcanoes in and around New Zealand.
17
2
Look at the above diagram. Explain why there are 2 ocean trenches along the plate boundary.
18
2
Look at the above diagram. Explain why there was an earthquake in Christchurch in 2011.
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