Ice on the Land Revision Questions

Level: Topic: Ice on the Land

Use these revision questions to revise!

Download Ice on the Land Revision Questions here or Ice on the Land Revision Questions Foundation, or see below:

Ice on the Land Revision Questions: Foundation

You will be asked these exact questions in September. Research and revise the answers.

Q1. What is an interglacial and glacial period?

Q2. Describe the glacial budget? (Use the key words accumulation, ablation, advance and retreat). (4m)

Q3. Explain freeze thaw weathering. (2m)

Q4. Define abrasion and plucking. (2m)

Q5. Define rotational slip and bulldozing. (2m)

Q6. Explain why a glacier might deposit moraine. (2m)

Q7. Explain the formation of a corrie, arête and pyramidal peak (6m).

Q8a. Explain the formation of a glacial trough. (3m)

Q8b. Explain the formation of a truncated spur and hanging valley (4m).

Q8c. How is a ribbon lake formed? (3m).

Q9. What is moraine? How it is formed? (3m)

Q10. Explain the formation of a drumlin (4m)

Q11. Using the Chamonix case study; explain why Alpine areas are attractive to tourists. (5m)

Q12. Using the Chamonix case study; describe the impacts of tourism in an Alpine environment you have studied. (6m-  don’t forget to use social, environmental, economic).

Q13. Using Chamoix case study; Explain how an Alpine area you have studied has managed tourism. (6m, revise your case study, what have they done to protect the area?)

Q14. Explain environmental, economic and social impact of unreliable snowfall in an Alpine area you have studied. (8m)

You will have to use your revision book, or class notes to revise the answers to these questions. Please purchase a revision book if you do not have one and need one (around £3).

Ice on the Land Revision Questions: Higher

You will be asked these exact questions in September. Research and revise the answers.

Q1. Describe how global temperatures have changed over the Pleistocene. (4m)

Q2. What is the glacial budget? (Use the key words accumulation, ablation, advance and retreat). (4m)

Q3. Explain freeze thaw weathering. (2m)

Q4. Define abrasion and plucking. (2m)

Q5. Define rotational slip and bulldozing. (2m)

Q6. Explain why a glacier might deposit moraine. (2m)

Q7. Explain the formation of a corrie, arête and pyramidal peak (6m).

Q8. Explain the formation of a glacial trough and its associated landforms (truncated spurs, ribbon lake and hanging valley). (8m)

Q9. What is moraine? How it is formed? (3m)

Q10. Explain the formation of a drumlin (4m)

Q11. Using the Chamonix case study; explain why Alpine areas are attractive to tourists. (5m)

Q12. Using the Chamonix case study; describe the impacts of tourism in an Alpine environment you have studied. (8m-  don’t forget to use social, environmental, economic).

Q13. Using Chamoix case study; Explain how an Alpine area you have studied has managed tourism to ensure sustainability. (8m)

Q14. Explain the impact (economic, social, environmental) of unreliable snowfall in an Alpine area you have studied (Abondance or other in revision guide). (6m)

 

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