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Glacial Deposition Landscapes Quiz.

Glacial Deposition Landscapes Quiz.

MCQs on Glacial Deposition Landscapes. Have you ever done such a unique quiz before? It's not all about entertainment, celebrities, and Youtubers. It time we do something different and something unique. That's why we made a quiz for you about Glacial Deposition. Let's start with a simple question, what is a Glacial Deposition? The Earth has been exposed to a few ice ages, the latest occurring in the quaternary time frame during the Pleistocene era. It started around 120,000 years back and finished about 10,000 years prior. The way that it kept going 110,000 years does not imply that it was persistent, nor does it mean that the entire Earth was ice-shrouded. The ice sheets and ice sheets advance and retreat intermittently during an ice age. When they have withdrawn, it is called an interglacial, truth be told, it isn't known whether the quaternary ice age has really finished, we may simply be in an interglacial. However, don't stress; it takes hundreds of years or even a considerable number of years for the ice sheets and icy masses to create or dissolve. When the polar masses withdrew abandoning their cargo of squashed shake and sand (frigid float), they made trademark depositional landforms. Models incorporate chilly moraines, eskers, and kames. Drumlins and ribbed moraines are additionally landforms deserted by withdrawing icy masses. How that we have sorted some things out, learned new stuff and something that we didn't even knew what do you say we get back to this quiz and answer every question right? Let's start!

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What sort of movement can be seen in a corrie?

Rotational slip
Horizontal slip
Vertical slip

What is a tarn?

A ridge of high land
A lake within a corrie
A wide valley

What is an arête?

A ridge of high land
A lake within a corrie
A wide valley

What landform lies beneath the city of Edinburgh?

A glacial trough
A hanging valley
A crag and tail

What are drumlins?

Elongated hills of glacial deposits
Elongated troughs formed through glacial erosion
Valleys that sit higher than the floor of the trough.

How do drumlins form?

Through glacial erosion
Through glacial meltwater
Nobody is sure

Glacial deposits along the side of a glacier are called:

Terminal moraine
Lateral moraine
Medial moraine

Glacial deposits at the junction between two glaciers are called:

Terminal moraine
Lateral moraine
Medial moraine

Glacial deposits found as disorganised piles of rocks of various shapes, sizes and of differing rock types are called:

Terminal moraine
Ground moraine
Medial moraine

What problems are faced in areas that lie on top of glacial till?


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