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Concept 3 Quiz

Explain the development of shoreline features used to characterize and classify coastlines.

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Question 1.
The movement of particles of sediment in a zigzag pattern along a beach is known as


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Question 2.
Identify the indicated shoreline feature by selecting the correct response.

(Shoreline features diagram, Copyright © Prentice Hall, Inc.)




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The letters A through D appear on an image associated with this question.

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Question 3.
As a wave-cut platform is lifted above sea level, it becomes a


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Question 4.
Choose the answer that demonstrates the development of a sea stack over time by placing the related key terms in order from first to form to last to form.


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Question 5.
Barrier islands are the same as spits.


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Question 6.
Which of the following is not an erosional shoreline feature?


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Question 7.
The retreat of cliffs along the Southern California coastline is causing the beaches to narrow.


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Question 8.
A baymouth bar often has a hooked end extending landward into the mouth of the bay.


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Question 9.
Which of the following is not an example of hard stabilization used to protect a coastline from waves?


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Question 10.
Highly irregular coasts with numerous estuaries frequently characterize a/an ____________ coast.


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