World Geography – Section 3

6. The process of capture of precipitation by the plant canopy and its subsequent return to the atmosphere is called

A. Sublimation
B. Stem flow
C. Interception
D. Through fall

Correct Answer: C. Interception

7. The oldest rocks found in ocean basins are ____ than the oldest continental rocks.

A. Older
B. Younger
C. Larger
D. Smaller

Correct Answer: B. Younger

8. The period of daylight

A. Is nearly constant near the equator
B. Varies with latitude and the season
C. Reaches a maximum of 24 hours in the polar zones in summer
D. All of the above

Correct Answer: D. All of the above

9. The process of weathering results into

A. The complete loss of particular atoms or the compounds from the weathered surface
B. The addition of specific atoms or compounds to the weathered surface
C. A breakdown of one mass into two or more masses, with no chemical change in the mineral or rock
D. All of the above

Correct Answer: D. All of the above

10. The part of the continental margin that is structurally a part of the continent?

A. Continental shelf
B. Continental Slope
C. Both (A) and (B)
D. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. Both (A) and (B)

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