Physical Geography: C Pt. 2/3 Quiz Stats

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What is/are the... ...? Term % Correct
1. Study and production of maps and chartsCartography
90%
17. Depression at the top of a volcanoCrater
80%
20. Instrument that is used to find directionCompass
80%
11. Type of forest which consists of cone-bearing, usually evergreen, treesConiferous Forest
60%
35. Lake which has formed in a volcanic #17Crater Lake
50%
2. Term for any visible mass of water droplets or ice suspended in the atmosphereCloud
50%
12. Term for a hollow space resulting from the erosion of rockCave
40%
32. Sedimentary rock, formed mainly in the #30 period, when dead tree ferns were beneath sedimentCoal
40%
16. Term meaning movement away from a centerCentrifugal
40%
13. Average daily weather Climate
40%
10. Term for a group of states that join to form a single trading market for economic benefitsCommon Market
30%
36. Actual change in #13 over a period of timeClimatic Change
30%
28. Term, used particularly in the Americas, to denote a mountain chainCordillera
30%
21. Dome-shaped, flat-bottomed #2 of considerable vertical growthCumulus
30%
15. Type of small-scale industry based in the home of the workerCottage Industry
30%
14. Point where two or more streams converge and uniteConfluence
30%
7. Term for a high #2 consisting of small patches of ice crystals often stretched out in a linear formCirrocumulus
30%
39. Most recent of the geological eras, starting from 65 MYACenozoic
20%
33. Slow movement of the continents on the surface of the EarthContinental Drift
20%
30. Geologic period that lasted from about 345 to 280 MYACarboniferous
20%
23. Type of climate found in the interior of large continentsContinental Climate
20%
What is/are the... ...? Term % Correct
22. Sedimentary rock consisting of large fragments which have been cemented togetherConglomerate
20%
19. Geologic period that lasted from about 570 to 500 million years ago (MYA)Cambrian
20%
6. Term for any waterway where water is free-flowingChannel
20%
5. Type of frequency curve produced by adding the value of each sucessive group to that of the lastCumulative frequency curve
20%
8. Thorny scrubland region in the interior of Northeast BrazilCaatinga
10%
9. Force resulting from the rotation of the EarthCoriolis Force
10%
40. Study of the effect of the human impact on the natural landscapeCultural Geography
10%
38. Term of chemical erosion leading to the disintegration of rocksCorrosion
10%
37. Series of rocks from the #30 period which contain #32Coal Measures
10%
34. Type of High-Quality bituminous #30 which is converted into cokeCoking Coal
10%
31. Major period of tectonic folding ~400 MYACaledonian Folding
10%
29. Layer of rock on the top of a plateau which is hard and resistant to erosionCap Rock
10%
27. Dark brown soil, over a lighter colored soil, found in drier grasslands than associated with #24Chestnut Soil
10%
26. Vicious cycle in which poor people are unable to grow much food because of a lack of money and therefore cannot earn money to invest in more crops year after yearCycle of Poverty
10%
25. Type of rainfall caused by the collective movement of within fluidsConvection Rainfall
10%
24. Dark brown or blackish type of deep, rich and fertile soil which occurs in areas of temperate grasslandChernozem (Black Earth)
10%
18. Term for items which are quite cheap and are required frequentlyConvenience Goods
10%
4. Term for an essential part of a productComponent
10%
3. Parent material from which a soil has been createdC Horizon
10%
41. Slow downhill movement of soil or regolith caused by gravityCreep
10%

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