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Shore: Quiz


Question 1: A shore or shoreline is the fringe of land at the edge of a large body of water, such as an ocean, sea, or ________.
VolcanoGreat LakesLakeEndorheic basin

Question 2: Shores are influenced by the topography of the surrounding landscape, as well as by water induced ________, such as waves.
River deltaDuneErosionMouth bar

Question 3: The geological composition of rock and ________ dictates the type of shore which is created.
Water wellSoilLandslideClay

Question 4: [1] In contrast to a ________, a shore can border any body of water, while the coast must border an ocean; that is, a coast is a type of shore.
CoastEstuaryCoral reefBeach

Question 5: In ________ a shore is the wider fringe that is geologically modified by the action of the body of water past and present, while the beach is at the edge of the shore, representing the intertidal zone where there is one.
Thermohaline circulationCoriolis effectGulf StreamPhysical oceanography

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