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Quiz 19.2: Types of Glaciers

In order to successfully complete this quiz, you should be able to differentiate between the various types of glaciers and the factors involved in their formation, as well as identify the processes associated with glacial movement.

This activity contains 7 questions.

Question 1.
Match the glacier types with their respective descriptions.



A matching question presents 3 answer choices and 3 items. The answer choices are lettered A through C. The items are numbered 1.1 through 1.3. Screen readers will read the answer choices first. Then each item will be presented along with a select menu for choosing an answer choice. Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Continental ice sheet
B Highland icefield
C Alpine glacier
 
 
 
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Question 2.
Which is the proper sequence of glacial ice formation?

 
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Question 3.
Within a glacier’s _____________ zone, the amount of ___________ exceeds the amount of _____________.

 
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Question 4.
Match the type of glacial movement with its appropriate description.



A matching question presents 3 answer choices and 3 items. The answer choices are lettered A through C. The items are numbered 4.1 through 4.3. Screen readers will read the answer choices first. Then each item will be presented along with a select menu for choosing an answer choice. Using the pull-down menus, match each item in the left column to the corresponding item in the right column.
A Oozing
B Basal slip
C Laminar flow
 
 
 
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Question 5.
Along which portion of a glacier would one find the fastest-moving ice?

 
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Question 6.
During __________ periods, glaciers will tend to _________ whereas during _____________ periods glaciers will tend to ____________.

 
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Question 7.
What happens to the material that is carried within the glacier as it recedes?

 
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