Weathering and Erosion
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    the general terms for the movement of sediment by wind, water, glaciers

    answer choices

    weathering

    erosion

    deposition

  • Question 2
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    Q. the breakdown of rock into smaller pieces of the same rock without any change in its composition
    answer choices
    mechanical weathering
    chemical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 3
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    Q. the process by which layers or sheets of rock gradually break off
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    exfoliation
    abrasion
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 4
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    Q.

    the process of wearing down by friction - like sand blasting

    answer choices

    exfoliation

    abrasion

    erosion

    deposition

  • Question 5
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    Q. the breakdown or decomposition of rock that takes place when minerals change through chemical processes
    answer choices
    chemical weathering
    mechanical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 6
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    Q. decayed organic matter in soil
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    abrasion
    exfoliation
    humus
    erosion
  • Question 7
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    Q. a soil layer with physical and chemical properties that differ from those soil layers above and below it
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    soil profile
    soil horizon
    humus
    deposition
  • Question 8
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    Q. the soil horizon in a specific location; a cross section of soil layers that display all soil layers
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    soil profile
    soil horizon
    humus
    deposition 
  • Question 9
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    Q. the expansion of desert conditions in areas where the natural plant cover has been destroyed
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    desertification
    exfoliation
    abrasion
    erosion
  • Question 10
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    Q. the process in which sediment particles are picked up and moved from one place to another
    answer choices
    mechanical weathering
    chemical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 11
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    Q. the part of the erosion process in which sediment travels to a new location and is laid down or dropped off
    answer choices
    chemical weathering
    mechanical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 12
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    Q. Roots grow into cracks of a rock and pry them apart
    answer choices
    mechanical weathering
    chemical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 13
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    Q. oxidation produces rust on some rocks containing iron
    answer choices
    chemical weathering
    mechanical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 14
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    Q. rock is broken by the freezing and thawing of ice
    answer choices
    chemical weathering
    mechanical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 15
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    Q. rock particles wear away rock
    answer choices
    mechanical weathering
    chemical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 16
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    Q. plants produce weak acids that slowly dissolve the rock they are growing on
    answer choices
    chemical weathering
    mechanical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 17
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    Q. fossil fuels react with water producing acid rain that wears minerals away in the rock
    answer choices
    chemical weathering
    mechanical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 18
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    Q. animals break up the ground by burrowing
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    mechanical weathering
    chemical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
  • Question 19
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    Q. carbon dioxide dissolves in water then weathers marble and limestone
    answer choices
    chemical weathering
    mechanical weathering
    erosion
    deposition
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