Exercise 8

Question 41 :

The process of particle detach ment by moving glacial ice is called


A). plucking
B). abrasion
C). scouring
D). None of the above
Answer : Answer: Option A

Question 42 :

The points in the ecliptic farthest north and south of the celestial equator are called


A). summer and winter solstices
B). autumnal and vernal equinox
C). north celestial pole and south celestial pole
D). None of the above
Answer : Answer: Option A

Question 43 :

Which of the following is concerned with the description and mapping of the main features of the universe?


A). Cosmography
B). Cosmology
C). Geomorphology
D). None of these
Answer : Answer: Option A

Question 44 :

The process that creates the deep oceanic trenches is called


A). plate tectonics
B). sea floor spreading
C). continental drift
D). isostasy
Answer : Answer: Option A

Question 45 :

The rainfall in the peninsular interior averages about


A). 650 mm a year
B). 750 mm a year
C). 850 mm a year
D). 550 mm a year
Answer : Answer: Option A