Coastal Processes
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q.

    A high energy environment causes __________ to occur?

    answer choices

    Erosion

    Deposition

    Gravity

    Sand Dunes

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This coastline was created due to...

    answer choices

    Erosion

    Deposition

    Using your phone in class

    Both

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q.

    When backwash is stronger than swash, what occurs?

    answer choices

    Erosion

    Depositon

    Sand Dunes

    Urban Development

  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Erosion happens faster when water interacts with...

    answer choices

    Hard Rocks eg. Igneous and Metamorphic Rock

    Soft Rocks eg. Sedimentary Rocks

    At the same rate on both hard and soft rocks

  • Question 5
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What does the term Fetch refer to?

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    The shape of a headland

    The distance a wave travels before it reaches land

    The movement of sediment within an ecosystem

    The time it takes for erosion to occur

  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is Hydraulic action?

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    The weight and impact of water against the coastline which cause cracks/caves to form.

    The way a coastal feature transitions into a new feature

    The time it takes for erosion to occur

    The way a wave moves up the beach and interacts with the coastline.

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Abrasion occurs when?

    answer choices

    Little rocks get picked up by the waves and smashed on to the cliffs

    Small rocks are smashed against each other, making smaller rocks.

    Chemicals in the sea water dissolve the rocks

    At low tide when animals enter the coastal environment.

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Corrosion occurs when?

    answer choices

    Little rocks get picked up by the waves and smashed on to the cliffs

    Small rocks are smashed against each other, making smaller rocks.

    Chemicals in the sea water dissolve the rocks

    At low tide when animals enter the coastal environment.

  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q.

    Attrition occurs when?

    answer choices

    Little rocks get picked up by the waves and smashed on to the cliffs

    Small rocks are smashed against each other, making smaller rocks.

    Chemicals in the sea water dissolve the rocks

    At low tide when animals enter the coastal environment.

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What wave type is associated with Erosion?

    answer choices

    Constructive Waves

    Destructive Waves

    Radio Waves

    Polar Waves

  • Question 11
    30 seconds
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    What wave type is associated with Deposition?

    answer choices

    Constructive Waves

    Destructive Waves

    Radio Waves

    Polar Waves

  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What pattern does Long Shore Drift create?

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    Zig-Zag

    Ripple

    Circular

    Straight Lines

  • Question 13
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What is key in the creation of sand dunes? (Select 2)

    answer choices

    Onshore Winds to transport sand up the beach

    Constructive waves

    Off-Shore Winds to transport sand up the beach

    High Energy wave environment

  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is this depositional feature called?

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    Tombolo

    Spit

    Sand Dune

    Sand Bar

  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is contributes to the Long Shore Drift Current? (select 2)

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    Ocean Currents

    Wind Direction

    Accretion

    Sand Dunes

  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is this depositional feature called?

    answer choices

    Tombolo

    Spit

    Sand Dune

    Sand Bar

  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is this depositional feature called?

    answer choices

    Tombolo

    Spit

    Sand Dune

    Sand Bar

  • Question 18
    60 seconds
    Q.

    What Erosional Features are Present in this image? (Select 3)

    answer choices

    Stack

    Stump

    Cliff

    Arch

    Cave

  • Question 19
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Deposition Occurs when there is a... (Select 3)

    answer choices

    Low Energy (calm) Environments

    Swash is stronger than backwash

    Short Fetch

    Destructive Waves

    Backwash is stronger than fetch

  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q.

    This is an example of what coastal process...

    answer choices

    Deposition

    Erosion

    A Volcano

    Tectonic Plates

  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q.

    These coastal features are all a result of...

    answer choices

    Deposition

    Erosion

    Haiku

    World War I

  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q.

    These coastal features are all a result of...

    answer choices

    Deposition

    Erosion

    William Shakespere

    Nuclear Warfare

  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What is the main erosion feature shown here?

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    Arch

    Beach

    Sand Dunes

    Stack

  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q.

    What Coastal Erosion feature is shown here?

    answer choices

    Blowhole

    Stack

    Arch

    Cliff

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