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What is/are the... ...? Term % Correct
1. Periodic rise and fall of the sea caused by the pull of the Moon and the SunTide
83.3%
14. Term for an outcrop of granite which stands above the general level of the landscpaeTor
83.3%
27. Term for a violent, dangerous, rotating column of air that is in contact with both the surface of the earth and a cloudTornado
83.3%
9. Transfer of ownership of goods and services from one person or entity to anotherTrade
66.7%
18. Term for a tropical cyclone which occurs in the PacificTyphoon
66.7%
22. Subsidiary stream or river which flows into a larger riverTributary
66.7%
26. Term for ocean waves caused by an earthquake beneath the sea or a volcanic eruptionTsunami
66.7%
6. Term for a small lake especially in the Lake District in BritainTarn
50%
16. Luxuriant evergreen forest which grows in equatorial landTropical Rain Forest
50%
33. Term traditionally used to non-aligned countries during the Cold WarThird World
50%
3. Term for an organized set of ideas used in explaining events with factsTheory
33.3%
4. Top layer or A horizon of the soil profileTopsoil
33.3%
12. First period of the Mesozoic eraTriassic
33.3%
17. Term for a line which cuts acros an area Transect
33.3%
39. Period of faint light before the sun has risen above the horizon in the morning and after the sun has descended below the horizon in the eveningTwilight
33.3%
2. Irregular movements of the air in the lowest layers of the atmosphereTurbulence
16.7%
5. Term used to denote a country which little or no industrial developmentUnderdeveloped
16.7%
8. International organization founded in 1945 to promote peace, international cooperation and securityUnited Nations
16.7%
10. Glacial deposition; rocks, sand and fine-grained clayTill
16.7%
13. Geological period which was the era of mammals, when modern animals and plants became dominant throughout the worldTertiary
16.7%
15. Term for a stream which below the surface of the ground over all or part of the courseUnderground Stream
16.7%
20. Type of #10 moraine formed at the end of a glacier when the ice has reached its maximum extent and begins to meltTerminal Moraine
16.7%
21. Rock which consists of consolidated ash and dust thrown out by a volcanic eruptionTuff
16.7%
What is/are the... ...? Term % Correct
30. Difference between the water level at high #1 and the water level at low #1Tidal Range
16.7%
35. Process by which plants give off and lose water vaporTranspiration
16.7%
36. Wind which blows from the tropical high-pressure zones to the equatorial low pressure zonesTrade Wind
16.7%
37. Term for a valley with a U-shaped cross-sectionU-Shaped Valley
16.7%
41. Term for a ship, aircraft, road or rail vehicle designed to carry fluids, especially oil, in bulkTanker
16.7%
42. Term for too few people in an area to fully develop the potential resources thereUnderpopulation
16.7%
7. Highest point in a river inlet which is ever reached by the seaTidal Limit
0%
11. German term for wide trenches in northern Germany carved by meltwaterUrstromtäler
0%
19. Term for a higher level of imports over exports in a country's #9 in particular period of timeTrade Gap
0%
23. Term for an accumulation of small rock fragments which formed on the side of a hill and then slid down to its baseTalus
0%
24. Surveying instrument used to measure horizontal and vertical anglesTheodolite
0%
25. Type of thorny scrub found in areas with prolonged periods of dry weatherThorn Forest
0%
28. Term for the lack of employmentUnderemployment
0%
29. Coastal waters together with the seabed beneath and the air above over which a state has sovereigntyTerritorial Sea
0%
31. Term for a mound built at the side of an ancient burial groundTumulus
0%
32. Term used in relation to a location situated close to #1 waterTidewater
0%
34. Ash, dust, and cinders thrown out by a volcanic eruptionTephra
0%
38. Zone in the atmosphere above the mesosphereThermosphere
0%
40. Type of violent cyclone characteristic of tropical areasTropical Cyclone
0%
43. Type of plant that can live in both wet and dry conditionsTropophyte
0%
44. Term for traveling to and staying in places outside the usual environment for leisure, business, or recreationTourism
0%
45. Term for grasslands found in tropical areas which do not have rainfall throughout the yearTropical Grassland
0%

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