Physical Geography: C Pt. 2/3 Quiz Stats

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What is/are the... ...? Term % Correct
17. Depression at the top of a volcanoCrater
88.9%
20. Instrument that is used to find directionCompass
88.9%
1. Study and production of maps and chartsCartography
88.9%
11. Type of forest which consists of cone-bearing, usually evergreen, treesConiferous Forest
66.7%
35. Lake which has formed in a volcanic #17Crater Lake
55.6%
2. Term for any visible mass of water droplets or ice suspended in the atmosphereCloud
55.6%
12. Term for a hollow space resulting from the erosion of rockCave
44.4%
32. Sedimentary rock, formed mainly in the #30 period, when dead tree ferns were beneath sedimentCoal
44.4%
16. Term meaning movement away from a centerCentrifugal
44.4%
13. Average daily weather Climate
44.4%
10. Term for a group of states that join to form a single trading market for economic benefitsCommon Market
33.3%
36. Actual change in #13 over a period of timeClimatic Change
33.3%
28. Term, used particularly in the Americas, to denote a mountain chainCordillera
33.3%
21. Dome-shaped, flat-bottomed #2 of considerable vertical growthCumulus
33.3%
15. Type of small-scale industry based in the home of the workerCottage Industry
33.3%
14. Point where two or more streams converge and uniteConfluence
33.3%
7. Term for a high #2 consisting of small patches of ice crystals often stretched out in a linear formCirrocumulus
33.3%
39. Most recent of the geological eras, starting from 65 MYACenozoic
22.2%
33. Slow movement of the continents on the surface of the EarthContinental Drift
22.2%
30. Geologic period that lasted from about 345 to 280 MYACarboniferous
22.2%
23. Type of climate found in the interior of large continentsContinental Climate
22.2%
What is/are the... ...? Term % Correct
22. Sedimentary rock consisting of large fragments which have been cemented togetherConglomerate
22.2%
19. Geologic period that lasted from about 570 to 500 million years ago (MYA)Cambrian
22.2%
6. Term for any waterway where water is free-flowingChannel
22.2%
5. Type of frequency curve produced by adding the value of each sucessive group to that of the lastCumulative frequency curve
22.2%
8. Thorny scrubland region in the interior of Northeast BrazilCaatinga
11.1%
9. Force resulting from the rotation of the EarthCoriolis Force
11.1%
40. Study of the effect of the human impact on the natural landscapeCultural Geography
11.1%
38. Term of chemical erosion leading to the disintegration of rocksCorrosion
11.1%
37. Series of rocks from the #30 period which contain #32Coal Measures
11.1%
34. Type of High-Quality bituminous #30 which is converted into cokeCoking Coal
11.1%
31. Major period of tectonic folding ~400 MYACaledonian Folding
11.1%
29. Layer of rock on the top of a plateau which is hard and resistant to erosionCap Rock
11.1%
27. Dark brown soil, over a lighter colored soil, found in drier grasslands than associated with #24Chestnut Soil
11.1%
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
11.1%
25. Type of rainfall caused by the collective movement of within fluidsConvection Rainfall
11.1%
24. Dark brown or blackish type of deep, rich and fertile soil which occurs in areas of temperate grasslandChernozem (Black Earth)
11.1%
18. Term for items which are quite cheap and are required frequentlyConvenience Goods
11.1%
4. Term for an essential part of a productComponent
11.1%
3. Parent material from which a soil has been createdC Horizon
11.1%
41. Slow downhill movement of soil or regolith caused by gravityCreep
11.1%

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