UK Landscapes Quiz

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What term is used to describe an extensive area of land regarded as being visually and physically distinct?

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What term describes a low-lying area that is relatively close to sea level?

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What term describes an area of land that is hilly or mountainous?

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What term is used to describe the way the landscape changes in height?

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What term is used to describe the structure of land, together with the types of rocks and minerals that exist within it?

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What term describes a flat expanse of land that generally doesn't significantly change in height?

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Identify the type of rock formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materials.

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Identify the type of rock that was once one form of rock but has changed to another under the influence of heat and/or pressure.

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Identify the type of rock formed through the deposition and solidification of sediment, especially sediment transported by water.

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Identify the igneous rock that forms the moors of southwest England, such as Dartmoor and Bodmin.

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Identify the sedimentary rock that forms the Pennine Hills.

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Identify the two types of rock that form the Grampians and the northwest Highlands in Scotland.

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Identify the upland area, often referred to as the 'backbone of England'.

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Identify the upland area located in the northwest of England.

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Identify the upland area located in North Wales.

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Identify the two types of sedimentary rock that form the extensive asymmetrical ridges called escarpments in southern England.

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What term is used to describe an asymmetrical ridge separating areas of land at different heights?

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Identify the geology of much of East Anglia and Lincolnshire.

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What term is used to describe a wide valley in between chalk and limestone escarpments?

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Identify the landform found in the Central lowlands of Scotland caused by the downwards slippage of rock in between the Highland Boundary Fault to the north and the Southern Uplands to the south.

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What term is used to idenity a valley formed by flowing water?

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True or false? A river is a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or other river.

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True or false? A river basin is the area of land drained by a river and its tributaries.

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