PHSC 210 Quiz 6 Liberty University Solution

· Question 1

2 out of 2 points

The Coconino Sandstone was likely deposited as

· Question 2

2 out of 2 points

The largest difference in tidal range is seen during which phase of the tidal cycle?

· Question 4

2 out of 2 points

A coastline characterized by estuaries (such as the Chesapeake Bay) is termed:

· Question 5

2 out of 2 points

A landform that resembles a flat-topped “table” in a desert setting is referred to as a(n)

· Question 6

2 out of 2 points

A sinuous ridge of fairly well-sorted sand and gravel produced in a glacial setting is called a(n)

· Question 7

2 out of 2 points

In what part of the shore region is the berm found?

· Question 10

2 out of 2 points

During the Ice Age, precipitation rates in desert areas today (like Nevada)

· Question 12

2 out of 2 points

The smallest difference in tidal range is seen during which phase of the tidal cycle?

· Question 13

2 out of 2 points

The lowest point of a wave is called the

· Question 14

2 out of 2 points

Small horseshoe-like sand dunes are referred to as

· Question 15

Which current is found within the Gulf of Mexico?

· Question 16

2 out of 2 points

The furthest advance of the continental ice sheets during the Ice Age are marked by

· Question 17

2 out of 2 points

A sharp rocky ridge produced by alpine glaciation is referred to as a(n)

· Question 18

2 out of 2 points

Which of the following is NOT a depositional feature of the shore?

· Question 19

2 out of 2 points

If one were to bulldoze through the center of a sand dune, many horizontal layers of sand would be found.

· Question 20

2 out of 2 points

Longshore current moves less sediment than beach drift.

· Question 21

2 out of 2 points

If all of the glaciers on earth were to melt today, sea level would rise more than it did when glacial ice melted at the end of the Ice Age.

· Question 22

2 out of 2 points

Fossil trackways in the Coconino Sandstone suggest they were made underwater.

· Question 23

2 out of 2 points

The Bay of Fundy is home to the largest tidal ranges on Earth.

· Question 24

2 out of 2 points

Glaciers can retreat even when temperatures remain below freezing over the entire length of the glacier for many years.

· Question 25

2 out of 2 points

Ocean currents are deflected to the left in the Northern hemisphere by the Coriolis Effect.