Geography G3: Coasts quiz

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Quiz on Geography G3: Coasts quiz, created by tamsinnbailey on 02/17/2015.

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Question 1

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Clay + shale are types of rock that are easily eroded.
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  • True
  • False

Question 2

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Limestone is easily eroded.
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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Destructive waves are low in energy.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 4

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When rocks are parallel to the coastline, the coastline is concordant.
Answer
  • True
  • False

Question 5

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When the rocks are at right angles to the coast, the coastline is known as discordant.
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  • True
  • False

Question 6

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Beach replenishment/nourishment is an example of a hard-engineering technique used to manage coastal erosion.
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  • True
  • False

Question 7

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Sea walls are inexpensive as they are cheap to build.
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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Soft-engineering techniques tend to be expensive, short-term options.
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  • True
  • False

Question 9

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Strong prevailing winds are needed for the process of longshore drift.
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  • True
  • False

Question 10

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Groynes, gabions and revetments are examples of hard-engineering techniques.
Answer
  • True
  • False
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