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Phillips-50
Henry-75
Name: _______________________________
Date: __________________
Earth Science Test Study Guide
1. True or False: Mountains are formed by folding and faulting.
2. True or False: Oceans are formed by folding and faulting.
3. A volcano will ____________________________ change the Earth’s surface.
4. Erin is riding on the highway in the mountains, there is a sign “Beware of falling rock.” What is the process
causing rocks to fall? ___________________________________________
5. How is a delta formed?
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6. Many times magma comes to the surface as lava. Where is this most likely to happen?
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7. What is deposition?
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8. ___________________________ and _________________________________ cause large scale erosion.
9. What is a normal result of faulting and folding?
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10. What is a process that usually changes Earth’s surface slowly?
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11. True or False: Plains are formed by folding and faulting.
12. True or False: Lakes are formed by folding and faulting.
13. Eroded materials accumulate as ____________________________________________________
14. How are islands formed?
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15. A _________________________________________ is mostly likely to create new land.
16. What is the name of a large flat area of land on the coast that was formed from erosion, wind and ocean?
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17. What are the three agents responsible for the breakdown of Earth materials?
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18. Sand is mostly small rocks. How does sand form?
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19. What is the process of moving earth materials to a different location? ________________________________
20. Water freezes and thaws in cracks in rocks. What does this do to the rocks?
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21. An earthquake _______________________________ changes the Earth’s surface.
22. Where are volcanoes most likely to form?
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23. A map shows the location of earthquake activity. What other destructive force would occur at this same
location.
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24. What type of land form could be formed by water? _______________________________________________
25. Glaciers are one cause of __________________________ and _______________________________
26. Draw a volcano. Label the magma and the lava.
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