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  1. Which of these has been the most transformed and rearranged by human interference_______?
    A. water.
    B. plants.
    C. air.
    D. soil.
    e. all of the above.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. Midlatitude grasslands:
    A. great land for farming and ranching.
    B. where the buffalo used to roam.
    C. not much trees and a and e.
    D. trees.
    E. lousy agricultural potential and d.
    C. not much trees and a and e.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. chaparral.
    B. savanna.
    C. selva.
    D. prairie.
    E. jungle.
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  5. Midlatitude deciduous forest:
    A. maple, birch, beech, chestnut, hickory and d.
    B. a grassland with a few scattered trees.
    C. four dinstinct seasons.
    D. Vermont and a and c.
    E. leaves change colors in fal.
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  6. Which is false:
    A. tundra= summers too short and cold for trees.
    B. xerophytic= UV tolerant and e.
    C. sclerophytic= hard leaves.
    D. tundra= grasses and flowers and b.
    E. ice caps and the tops of the hihest mountains = noexposed soil or vegetation.
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  7. Vegetation adapted to summer drought and fires and rapid community recovery characterize the _____ biome.
    A. desert
    B. midlatitude deciduous forest
    C. boreal forest
    D. Mediterranean woodland and shrub
    E. tundra
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  8. A vegetation type dominated by coneferous needle-leaf evergreen trees(spruce, fir, pine) in a subarctic climate is the ___ biome.
    A. tundra
    B. boreal forest
    C. midlatitude deciduous forest
    D. desert
    E. savanna
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  9. Which is false:
    A. boreal forest = spuce, pine, and fir
    B. Mediterranean woodland an d shrub= oak, cenothus and manzanita
    C. tropical rainforest= teak and nahogany
    D. desert= chaparral
    E. tundra =caribou
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  10. Which is false:
    A. savanna= grassland
    B. the three types of plate boundaries = divergent, convergent, lateral
    C. chaparral = sclerophyllous
    D. tundra= arctic wolf
    E. selva= tropical rainforest
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  11. Which is true:
    A. four types of faulting= normal, reverse,thrust, strike-slip
    B. four types of igneous intrusions= batholith, dike, sill, laccolith
    C. two types of convergence= subduction and collision
    D. all are true
    E. four types of volcanoes= shield, composite, plug, cinder
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  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. adret
    B. selva
    C. windward
    D. ubac
    E. leeward
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  13. Small leave, light colors, close to ground, thorns and halophytic are just some of the adaptations of ___ plants.
    A. ubac
    B. highland
    C. tropical rainforest
    D. desert
    E. riparian
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  14. A large component of the world's selva is located in ____.
    A. eastern Canada
    B. U.S. midwest
    C. tropical rainforest
    D. central Australia
    E. central Africa and the Amazon basin
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  15. Which is false:
    A. three desrt sufaces= hamada, reg, erg
    B. dunes= barchan, transverse, seif
    C. wind transport= creep, saltation, suspension
    D. Sahel= desertification
    E. exotic= ephemeral
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  16. Chaparral ______.
    A. maple, birch, beech
    B. yucca, tumbleweed, agave
    C. grassland with few scattered trees
    D. broadleaf and needleleaf
    E. manzanita, eucalyptus, oak, madrone, ceanothus
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  17. Which is false:
    a. lateral= San Andres fault
    b. divergence= midalantic ridge and east african rift
    c. subduction= Cascades
    d. collision= Andes
    e. b and c
    d
  18. Crater Lake, Oregon, is an example of volcanic_____.
    a. lava flow
    b. crater
    c. caldera
    d. batholith
    e. neck
    c
  19. Since the 1960s, the mechanism responsible for continental plate tectonics(drift) has been identified and generally agreed to be___
    a. volcanoes
    b. sea-floor spreading
    c. folding
    d. diferential weathering
    e. wind
    b
  20. divergence, convergence, lateral:
    A. plates come together, go apart, up and down
    B. red sea, himalayas, andes
    C. plates spread apart, come together, slide past each other
    D. plates spread apart, appalanchians, thrust
    E. rift, subduction and collision, hawaii
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  21. A simple symmetrical downfold, upfold:
    A. syncline, anticline
    B. normal, reverse
    C. a and c
    D. reverse, normal
    E. anticline, syncline
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  22. the totality of material ejected from a volcano, including liquid material, rock fragments, solidified lava blobs, ashes and dust is termed ______.
    A. magma
    B. pyroclastic material
    C. silica
    D. lava
    E. granite
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  23. A crustal block which is downthrown with a steep fault scarp on both sides is a/an exremely long one is a:
    a. normal
    b. horst/ graben
    c. graben/rift valley
    d. rift valley / graben
    e. syncline/rift valley
    c
  24. the first comprehensive theory of continental drift was propounded by ___.
    A. Kopen
    B. Wallace
    C. Wegener
    D. Darwin
    E. Sagan
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  25. Columbia plateau, Hawaii, Crater Lake.
    A. many volcanoes, plate moves over hot spot, hot spot
    B. "hot Pockets", hot spot, caldera
    C. flood basalts, hot spot, caldera
    D. extrusive igneous, plate boundary, sides cave into crater
    e. none of the above
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  26. San Andreas fault, Cascades.
    A. pacific plate diverges from NA plate, pac and NA plates converge
    B. pacific plate goes se and NA plate goes nw, Pac plate subducts under NA
    C. pacific plate goes under SA plate, flood basalts
    D. pacific plate goes nw and NA plate goes se, Pac plate subducts under NA plate
    E. normal, many strato volcanoes
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  27. Which of the following is NOT an intrusive igneous landform?
    A. dike
    B. caldera
    C. batholith
    D. sill
    E. vein
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  28. Usually, the largest form of ingneous intrusion is a ______.
    A. stock
    B. laccolith
    C. batholith
    D. sill
    e. none of the above
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  29. Which is true: deductive reasoning
    A. you are walking on a golf course early one morning and you notice that it is substantially colder when you dip downinto a slight depression so you yell out "cold air drainage!"
    B. the three clearest lakes in the world are crater lake, lake tahoe and lake baikal and a
    C. the earth rotates 15 degrees each hour and a
    D. assuming equal temps if you move into the shade in a humid environment you will feel cooller than if you do the same in a dry environment
    E. the three regions with the clearest skies are deserts, poles, and alpine environment and c
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  30. normal, reverse, thrust, lateral
    A. down, up, San Andreas fault, sag ponds
    B. horst, graben, San Andreas fault, strike-slip
    C. scarp, down, up and over, offset rivers
    D. down, up, up and over, slides past
    E. up, up and over, down , San Andreas fault
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  31. Which is false:
    A. india collided with arabia to form the himalayas.
    B. laurasia and gondwanaland used to be attached
    C. north america and africa used to be attached
    D. the land forms in nevada and east africa both reflect rifting
    E. south america and africa used to be attached
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  32. Water collected insmall bodies along the recently active fault line form ____.
    A. reservoirs
    B. sills
    C. playas
    D. sag ponds
    E. dikes
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  33. An uplift of a block of land between two parallel faults is a ____.
    A. graben
    B. rift valley
    C. caldera
    D. horst
    E. mesa
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  34. The Himalayas were formed by crumpling of plate edges in a ____ zone.
    A. convergent (subdiction)
    B. divergent
    C. rift
    D. lateral
    E. convergent (collision)
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  35. Shield, cinder, strato, plug:
    A. Hawaii, loose rocks, mt lassen, cascades
    B. plugs itself up, andes, cascades, mt pele
    C. lava flows, steep and small, alternating layers, Mt. fuji
    D. Hawaii, loose rocks, Mt. st. Helens, viscous lava
    e. none of the above
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  36. wich is true:
    a. fault scarps are cliffs by folding
    b. crater lake is in a caldera and c and e
    c. most volcanoes are located along plate boundaries
    d. sills are wedge between layers and dikes cut through layers and a
    e. the focus is above the epicenter
    c
  37. which is true:
    A. yellowstone national park is atop a hot spot
    B. hawaiian islands were created by Pac plate moving over hot spot
    C. Mt st. helens had a lateral eruption and one of the largest landslides ever
    D. the Alps were created by collision of africa and europe
    E. Mt. st. helens= trees blasted down like toothpicks, yakima blanketed with ash and a,b, d, e
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  38. which is false:
    A. deserts have lots of creep, chemical weathering, deep soils vegetation and precip and b, d, e
    B. deserts are mostly sand covered and its revers are perennial
    C. the mojave river has interior drainage and wind causes most of the erosion in deserts
    D. colorado river is exotic and nile river is ephemeral
    E. desert flooding occurs because of steep slopes, impermeable surfaces, and intense and localized percip
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  39. which is false:
    A. arroyo= steep-sided desert canyon
    B. horst= down-dropped mountain range
    C. playa= presently filled with water
    D. bajada= desert surface
    E. deserts are worthless and e
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  40. In arid lands, the intricately gullied, steep, fine-grained, non-vegetated and barren terains is called
    A. horst and graben
    B. mesa and scarp
    C. badlands
    D. alluvial fans
    E. buttes
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  41. When two or more alluvial fans coalesce to form an alluvial apron ____.
    A. ephemeral
    B. bajada
    C. hardpan
    D. caliche
    E. perennial
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  42. The main dune form in most deserts is crescent shaped and is migrating across a non-sand surface; it is called a(n) __.
    A. transverse
    B. bajada
    C. seif
    D. barchan
    E. alluvial
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  43. Which is true:
    A. mesa and scarp=fluvial and differential erosion, basin and range= folding
    B. erg= sandy, reg= rocky, bajada= bedrock
    C. barchan= crescent, transverse= perpendicular, seif= parallel and e
    D. creep= rolling, saltation= jumping, suspension=traction
    E. butte= flat top, pinacle= irregular top
    E.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  44. The best example of the remnant of a Pleistocene lake in the U.S.A. is _____.
    A. great salt lake
    B. lake tahoe
    C. lake mead
    D. lake powell
    E. salton sea
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  45. Africa's main example of an exotic river is the ____.
    A. Congo(Zaire)
    B. Amazon
    C. Niger
    D. Nile
    E. Colorado
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  46. Varaitions in rock type and structure affect the slope and shape of lanforms. These landforms are produced by ___.
    A. exotic streams
    B. differential weathering
    C. aeolian erosion
    D. solution
    E. pedimentss
    B.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  47. which is false:
    A. blowouts are the result of deflation
    B. leoss is wind deposited silt and can be very productive soil
    C. deflation is the result of fluvial erosion
    D. loess can be glacier or desert derived
    E. loess is the reason for the color of the Yellow river and sea
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  48. During recent geologic time, Death Valley was occupied by a large lake called ____.
    A. lake manly
    B. lake bonneville
    C. lake tahoe
    D. lake mead
    E. lake powell
    A.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  49. Which is true:
    A. Pleistoncene lakes have mostly drid up because it has become drier and warmer
    B. lake lohontan covered much of Utah, arroyos are good places to camp
    C. many playas are now located in the basins of former pleistoncene
    D. bornhardt= rounded resistant block exposed due to diff weathering and erosion and a and c
    E. hard rock= gentle slopes, soft rock= steep slopes and a
    D.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  50. desert pavement is a type of ____.
    A. hamada
    B. playa
    C. reg
    D. erg
    E. wadi
    C.
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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