Coastal Scenery 1
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Coastal Scenery 1

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The coastal scenery is that which is by the sea. Has your Geography teacher told you that the length of the UK coastline is about 7,700 miles? Some of the most breathtaking sunsets can be seen by the coast.

Try this quiz to test your knowledge on many aspects of our coastal scenery.

1.
Waves cutting through a headland would form what?
A beach
An arch
Cliffs
Dunes
Durdle Door in Dorset is a great example of an arch!
2.
Erosion of rock by the force of moving water is called what?
Abrasion
Attrition
Corrosion
Hydraulic action
3.
The greatest cliff collapses occur in what weather?
Gentle breeze
Heatwave
Snow
Storm
4.
What process transports material along a coast?
Beach accumulation
Creep
Longshore drift
Mass movement
5.
A common coastal feature is a wave-cut what?
Bench
Incline
Plateau
Platform
6.
What has shaped our coastlines the most?
Animals
Erosion
Human activity
The Sun
7.
A pillar of rock surrounded by sea has what name?
Headland
Pylon
Stack
Wave-cut platform
A stack may be worn down further to form a stump
8.
Why are sand spits formed where the coastline bends?
Rivers always enter the sea at a bend
The water is shallow
The wind blows more strongly
There are more sand dunes there
Shallow water means deposition can continue out into the sea
9.
Which best describes the rocks along England's East coast?
Old and hard
Pink in color
Volcanic
Young and soft
10.
Where would you expect to find a notch?
Foot of a cliff
Middle of a beach
On a cliff top
On the seabed
A notch is a small overhang at the base of a cliff
Author:  Jan Crompton

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