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1. Which of these best describe a desert?

  1. Usually less than 250mm of rain per year, vegetation is less than 50%
  2. At least 300mm of rain per year, vegetation is less than 50%
  3. Usually less than 150mm of rain each year, no vegetation
  4. Less than 50mm of rain per year, vegetation is less than 50%

2. Approximately what percentage of the worlds deserts are covered with sand?

  1. 5%
  2. 20%
  3. 50%
  4. 100%

3. Atacama desert is in

  1. South America
  2. North America
  3. South Africa
  4. North Africa

4. Atakama deserts covers

  1. Central South America
  2. Wester South America
  3. Coastle regions of Peru and some parts of North Chile
  4. none of the above

5. Deserts with a pebble surface are called

  1. regs
  2. draas
  3. barchans
  4. ergs

6. How does desert pavement form?

  1. by intense chemical weathering
  2. by wind erosion
  3. by stream erosion
  4. by intense mechanical weathering

7. If most of the land in Utah was left in its natural state, which environment would it be?

  1. Desert
  2. Wetland
  3. Ocean
  4. Forest

8. In what country is the Chihuahuan desert located?

  1. Mexico
  2. North Africa
  3. South Africa
  4. South Arabian Peninsula

9. In which country Takla Makan desert situated?

  1. Kazakhastan
  2. Turkmenistan
  3. Uzbekistan
  4. China

10. Kalhari is a desert because

  1. It lies in the tropics
  2. It is on the leeward side of a mountain
  3. It underlies a high pressure cell
  4. It receives only land wind

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