Science Jeopardy (Landforms) Key Vocabulary Types of Landforms Slowly or Quickly? Multiple Choice Potpourri 10 10 10 10 10 20 20 20 20 20 30 30 30 30 30 40 40 40 40 40 50 50 50 50 50 The way rocks are broken down into smaller pieces by water. The movement of weathered rocks, usually via water in the form of rivers. Very slow movement of rocks and minerals that happens too slowly to be seen. A. Layering B. Creep C. Sedimentation D. Weathering A huge block of moving ice that picks up rocks and soil as it moves. The shaking of the earth’s surface caused by movement in the Earth’s crust. A.Hurricane B.Tornado C.Volcano D.Earthquake Much higher than the land around it, at least 600 meters (about 2,000 feet) high. Wide, flat area on the Earth’s surface. A low area between higher landforms, such as mountains. A valley with steep sides that have been carved by forces of nature. A flat area higher than the land around it. Which of these is a low area? A. Mesa B. Plateau C. Mountain D. Valley Which of these words describes a plain? A. Deep B. Hilly C. Flat D. Steep Which of these is an effect of weathering? A. Mountain building B. Water Freezing C. Volcano Erupting D. Rock Splitting Where do most earthquakes happen? A. On buttes B. On plains C. At faults D. In valleys Which of these causes the land to change slowly? A. Flood B. Glacier C. Earthquake D. Volcano Where is the largest mountain range on Earth located? What are Earth’s three layers? How can you tell if a river is carrying sediment? What is the difference between a mesa and a plateau? What tool is used to measure an earthquake’s strength?