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Twelfth Grade (Grade 12) Geomorphology Questions

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Grade 12 Geomorphology
Fast glaciers                           .
  1. move by basal slip
  2. are turbulent
  3. require intense cold
  4. are invariably continental
Grade 12 Geomorphology
Which of the following is NOT true about glaciers?
  1. originate on land
  2. exist only in the Northern Hemisphere
  3. form from the recrystallization of snow
  4. show evidence of past or present flow
Grade 12 Geomorphology
When continental glaciers melt, the continents                           .
  1. rise isostatically
  2. fall isostatically
  3. position remains unchanged
Grade 12 Geomorphology
In a cave, where would one find a stalactite growing?
  1. From the cave floor
  2. From the cave wall
  3. From the cave ceiling
  4. Under the cave
Grade 12 Geomorphology
How does an alpine glacier modify the valley through which it moves?
  1. deepens it
  2. straightens it
  3. widens it
  4. all of these answers
Grade 12 Geomorphology
Which one of these is NOT associated with glacial erosion?
  1. glacial striation
  2. ablation
  3. plucking
  4. abrasion
Grade 12 Geomorphology
Grade 12 Geomorphology
Grade 12 Geomorphology
Grade 12 Geomorphology
What feature is created when two lateral moraines join?
  1. esker
  2. medial moraine
  3. drumlin
  4. arete
Grade 12 Geomorphology
Glaciers flow because
  1. they are cold.
  2. the have warm centers.
  3. of the force of gravity.
  4. they have liquid centers.
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