Weathering and Erosion
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  • Question 1
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of the following is not a form of erosion?
    answer choices
    Frost Wedging
    Wind
    Glacial
    Water
  • Question 2
    20 seconds
    Q. What type of erosion causes landslides
    answer choices
    wind
    waves
    water
    gravity
  • Question 3
    20 seconds
    Q. The process by which rocks are broken down chemically or physically is known as:
    answer choices
    Weathering
    Erosion
    Deposition
    Transportation
  • Question 4
    20 seconds
    Q. When wind, water, or ice leave materials in a location, this is known as:
    answer choices
    Weathering
    Erosion
    Deposition
    Transportation
  • Question 5
    20 seconds
    Q. Which of these substances plays the most important part in chemical weathering?
    answer choices
    Wind
    Water
    Ice
    Frost
  • Question 6
    20 seconds
    Q. Is the growth of vegetation a form of physical or chemical weathering?
    answer choices
    Physical
    Chemical
  • Question 7
    20 seconds
    Q. Deltas are built up by -
    answer choices
    deposition
    leaching
    abrasion
    erosion
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. What kind of weathering causes the mineral composition of rocks to change?
    answer choices
    mechanical weathering
    permeable weathering
    chemical weathering
    physical weathering
  • Question 9
    45 seconds
    Q. A rock containing iron becomes soft and crumbly and reddish-brown in color.  It probably has been chemically weathered by -
    answer choices
    abrasion
    carbon dioxide
    oxygen
    acid rain
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. A hot wet climate causes weathering to take place -
    answer choices
    slowly
    rapidly
    unevenly
    at the same rate as when the climate is dry and cool
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. The most important factors in determining the rate of weathering are - 
    answer choices
    carbon dioxide and acid rain
    abrasion and acids from plant roots
    animal actions and oxygen
    rock type and climate
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. wind erosion forms what type of landform?
    answer choices
    meander
    drumlin
    sand dune
    sand bar
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Many barrier islands such as the Outer Banks in North Carolina have developed from wave action and deposition.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Erosion by living things refers only to the role the role that humans have when building homes and businesses.
    answer choices
    True
    False
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. Glacial erosion has not occurred since the last ice age.
    answer choices
    True
    False
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