Coastal Landforms
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Waves dropping sand on the beach
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    Weathering 
    Erosion
    Deposition
  • Question 2
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    Q. What is Deposition?
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    When waves lose energy and leave sediments / sand along a coast.
    The wearing away of land, removal of beach rocks/sand by water or wind.
    An area of land that smells different to other places.
    An area that has a lot of wind.
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which of these coastal landforms are created by deposition?
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    Cave
    Stack
    Beach
    Wave cut platform
  • Question 4
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    Q. What is the erosional process in which rocks are pushed by waves up against the headland, eroding the cliff face further?
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    Hydraulic action.
    Abrasion.
    Attrition.
    Solution.
  • Question 5
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    Q. What is swash?
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    Water that runs back into the ocean.
    Water that falls forward and moves up the shore.
    Tug of war between the drag of the wind and pull of gravity.
    Swirling of water in an area.
  • Question 6
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    Q. The movement of material along a coast by waves that approach at an angle to the shore but recede straight down the beach is called...
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    Longshore drift
    Swash
    Backwash
    Recession
  • Question 7
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    Q. Which of these coastal landforms is created by erosion?
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    Cave
    Tombolo
    Beach
    Spit
  • Question 8
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    Q. What is the first stage of a stack forming from a head land?
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    Cracks erode to form a cave.
    Hydraulic action creates small cracks in the headland/cliff face.
    The cave becomes wider and deeper.
    The waves cut through the cave and form an arch.
  • Question 9
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    Q. What is the most advanced stage of erosion of a headland?
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    Cracks erode further to create a cave.
    The roof of an arch becomes too heavy and collapses.
    The cave becomes wider and deeper.
    The waves cut through the cave and form an arch.
  • Question 10
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    Q. Hydraulic action is when air becomes trapped in joints and cracks on a cliff face and then a wave breaks, the trapped air is compressed which weakens the cliff and causes erosion.
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    true 
    false 
  • Question 11
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    Q. What is this
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    Sea cave
    Sea stack
    Sea arch
    Headland
  • Question 12
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    Q. What is this?
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    Sea stack
    Wave cut platform
    Sea arch
    Sea mount
  • Question 13
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    Q. What is this?
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    Beach
    Sea cave
    Headland
    Barrier Island
  • Question 14
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    Q. What is this?
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    Barrier Island
    Spit
    Tidal Inlet
    Beach
  • Question 15
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    Q. What is this landform?
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    mountain
    glacier
    bay
    canyon
  • Question 16
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    Q. I transport material along a beach. What am I.
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    Longshore Drift
    Longshape Drift
    Longnose Drift
    Longway drift
  • Question 17
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    Q. This is a 
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    Stack
    Arch
    Wave cut platform
    Blowhole
  • Question 18
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    Q. This is
    answer choices
    Longshore Drift
    Nearshore currents
    Attrition
    Undertow
  • Question 19
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    Q. The movement of water up the beach after the breaking of a wave is...
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    Swash
    Backwash
  • Question 20
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    Q. Which feature cannot be seen in this image?
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    Stump
    Arch
    Cliff
    Cave
  • Question 21
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    Q. What coastal defence can be seen in this image?
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    Groyne
    Sea wall
    Gabions
    Revetments
  • Question 22
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    Q. This is a
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    Bayhead beach
    Bayside beach
    Spit
    Tombolo
  • Question 23
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    Q. I happen when the waves don't have enough energy to carry sediment
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    Deposition
    Erosion
    Swash
    Backwash
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