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37 of 50 Rainfall in deserts totals just as much as in humid-(Answered)

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37 ?of?50

Rainfall in deserts
totals just as much as in humid areas.
is incapable of moving much material.
is usually associated with slow runoff.
is usually intense.


Question

38 ?of?50

The most significant force of mechanical _____ is _____.
weathering; frost wedging
erosion; salt wedging
wasting; exfoliation
denudation; temperature change


Question

39 ?of?50

_____ is the most important factor in desert landscape formation.
Wind
Geologic uplift
Solution
Water


Question

40 ?of?50

The east side of the Sierra Nevadas exhibits many vertically displaced blocks known as _____.
fault scarps
synclines
overthrusts
strike-slip faults


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41 ?of?50

Water acts as a major weathering agent because when it freezes, it decreases its density and _____.
turns white
evaporates
expands in volume
stays in liquid form below 0 ? Celsius


Question

42 ?of?50

The asthenosphere's hot, plastic material is most likely to be found at _____.
convergent plate boundaries
divergent plate boundaries
subduction zones
oceanic trenches


 

Paper#9209947 | Written in 27-Jul-2016

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