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Which one is not an effect of wind erosion.
a) abration
b) deflation
c) morain
d) loess

Which one is NOT an effect of glacial erosion.
a) strations
b) outwash
c) till
d) creep

Goundwater travels through ____________in sediments.
a) pores
b) till
c) slumps
d) loess

Which one is NOT an effect of erosion by gravity?
a) slump
b) creep
c) outwash
d) rockfall

Sediments like sand, rocks, boulders and clay are examples of till.
a) true
b) false
c)
d)

When a river empties in to a lake or ocean.
a) cirque
b) alluvial fan
c) delta
d) creep

A moraine occurs when a glacier stops moving forward and deposits material in front of it.
a) true
b) false
c)
d)

The process by which a glacier loosens and moves rock.
a) creep
b) till
c) plucking
d) outwash

Leaning poles indicate what type of mass movement?
a) slump
b) rockfalls
c) mudflows
d) creep

When underlying material is weakened and can no longer support materials on top of it.
a) creep
b) slump
c) rockslide
d) till

Till and outwash are both deposits from wind.
a) true
b) false
c)
d)

The gouging of bedrock by rock fragments embedded in a glacier.
a) Striations
b) impermeable
c) till
d) outwash

A Dune is formed when wind blows sediments against and obstacle and deposits it.
a) True
b) False
c)
d)

The process that wears away surface materials and moves them from one place to another.
a) mass movement
b) glaciers
c) deposition
d) erosion

All of the following are mass movements except....
a) creep
b) slump
c) glaciers
d) landslide

What is not one of the factors that affect runoff.
a) Amount of Rain
b) Time
c) Vegitation
d) Saturation

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