geog test 3

  1. Which of these has been the most transformed and rearranged by human interference_______?
    a. water.
    b. soil.
    c. plants.
    d. air.
    e. all of the above.
    c.
  2. Midlatitude grasslands:
    a. great land for farming and ranching.
    b. lousy agricultural potential and d.
    c. not much trees and a and e.
    d. trees.
    e. where the buffalo used to roam.
    c. not much trees and a and e.
  3. Which is false:

    a. desert = coyote
    b. tropical savanna= Bengal tiger
    c. tropical deciduous forest = Bengal tiger
    d. boreal forest= moose
    e. tropical rain forest= creepers, crawlers, climbers, flyers
    e
  4. Another term for tropical rainforest biomes is:





    A.
  5. Midlatitude deciduous forest:




    D.
  6. Which is false:




    B.
  7. Vegetationadapted to summer dtought and fires and rapid community recovery characterize the _____ biome.
    a. desert
    b. midlatitude deciduous forest
    c. tundra
    d. boreal forest
    e. Mediterranean woodland and shrub
    e.
  8. A vegetation type dominated by coneferous needle-leaf evergreen trees(spruce, fir, pine) in a subarctic climate is the ___ biome.




    D.
  9. Which is false:




    E.
  10. Which is false:




    C.
  11. Which is true:




    D.
  12. a slope struck by a low sun angle has relatively low evaporation and thus suppors a relatively luxuriant vegetation growth and is known as a (a) ____slope.




    A.
  13. Small leave, light colors, close to ground, thorns and halophytic are just some of the adaptations of ___ plants.




    A.
  14. A large component of the world's selva is located in ____.




    E.
  15. Which is false:




    A.
  16. Chaparral ______.




    E.
  17. Which is false:




    D.
  18. Crater Lake, Oregon, is an example of volcanic_____.




    E.
  19. Since the 1960s, the mechanism responsible for continental plate tectonics(drift) has been identified and generally agreed to be___




    E.
  20. divergence, convergence, lateral:




    E.
  21. A simple symmetrical downfold, upfold:




    D.
  22. the totality of material ejected from a volcano, including liquid material, rock fragments, solidified lava blobs, ashes and dust is termed ______.




    B.
  23. A crustal block which is downthrown with a steep fault scarp on both sides is a/an exremely long one is a:




    D.
  24. the first comprehensive theory of continental drift was propounded by ___.




    A.
  25. Columbia plateau, Hawaii, Crater Lake.




    B.
  26. San Andreas fault, Cascades.




    A.
  27. Which of the following is NOT an intrusive igneous landform?




    A.
  28. Usually, the largest form of ingneous intrusion is a ______.




    C.
  29. Which is true: deductive reasoning




    E.
  30. normal, reverse, thrust, lateral




    A.
  31. Which is false:




    B.
  32. Water collected insmall bodies along the recently active fault line form ____.




    A.
  33. An uplift of a block of land between two parallel faults is a ____.




    B.
  34. The Himalayas were formed by crumpling of plate edges in a ____ zone.




    B.
  35. Shield, cinder, strato, plug:




    B.
  36. wich is true:




    C.
  37. which is true:




    B.
  38. which is false:




    D.
  39. which is false:




    B.
  40. In arid lands, the intricately gullied, steep, fine-grained, non-vegetated and barren terains is called




    B.
  41. When two or more alluvial fans coalesce to form an alluvial apron ____.




    B.
  42. The main dune form in most deserts is crescent shaped and is migrating across a non-sand surface; it is called a(n) __.




    B.
  43. Which is true:




    E.
  44. The best example of the remnant of a Pleistocene lake in the U.S.A. is _____.




    D.
  45. Africa's main example of an exotic river is the ____.




    E.
  46. Varaitions in rock type and structure affect the slope and shape of lanforms. These landforms are produced by ___.




    A.
  47. which is false:




    A.
  48. During recent geologic time, Death Valley was occupied by a large lake called ____.




    C.
  49. Which is true:




    C.
  50. desert pavement is a type of ____.




    C.
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geog test 3
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csn geog test
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