Weathering and Erosion
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  • Question 1
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    Q. When rocks are broken down into smaller pieces
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    erosion
    weathering
    sediment
  • Question 2
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    Q. When water, ice and wind move particles of rock and soil from one place to another
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    sediment
    weathering
    erosion
  • Question 3
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    Q. A mass of ice that covers a large area and moves slowly
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    gravity
    glacier
    sediment
  • Question 4
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    Q. Erosion caused by _______________ changes beaches and lakes
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    glaciers
    ice
    waves
  • Question 5
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    Q.

    Soil is a mixture of the following except

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    weathered rock particles

    dead plant material

    garbage

    dead animal material

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    Water, wind, gravity, ice, plants are all part of this kind of weathering

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    Chemical

    Mechanical

  • Question 7
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    Q. Earth's surface features are continually changing... this is due to
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    wearing away of the surface
    building up of the surface
    Both wearing away and building up
  • Question 8
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    Q. Sand dunes normally shift position through the action of
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    Wind
    Rivers
    Earthquakes
  • Question 9
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    Q. Roots break apart a side walk
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    Chemical weathering
    Physical weathering
  • Question 10
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    Q. Carbon dioxide in rainwater dissolves limestone
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    Chemical weathering
    Mechanical weathering
  • Question 11
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    Q. The iron in the stones of the Grand Canyon turn the color of red
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    Mechanical Weathering
    Chemical Weathering
  • Question 12
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    Q. Rain washing away soil from a hillside
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    Weathering
    Erosion
  • Question 13
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    Q. Water getting into cracks, freezing, and breaking the rocks or pavement apart
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    Weathering
    Erosion
  • Question 14
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    Q. Wind blowing sand from one location to another
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    Weathering
    Erosion
  • Question 15
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    Q. Flood waters moving soil from one location to another
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    Weathering
    Erosion
  • Question 16
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    Q. How does freezing water cause the weathering of rocks?  The freezing water—
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    keeps the rocks in place
    makes the rocks last longer
    expands cracks and breaks rocks
    causes rocks to fall in landslides
  • Question 17
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    Q. These rocks were made smooth by wind blowing smaller rock particles across their surface.  This is an example of:
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    ice wedging
    chemical weathering
    acid rain
    abrasion
  • Question 18
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    Q. These rocks were broken apart from the continuous freeze/thaw of water in the cracks of the rocks. This is an example of:
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    ice wedging
    acid rain
    permeability
    abrasion
  • Question 19
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    Q. These gravestones have slowly broken down and turned a blackish color due to the action of:
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    ice wedging
    abrasion
    acid rain
    mechanical weathering
  • Question 20
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    Q. A metal statue slowly turning green after years of being outside is an example of:
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    mechanical weathering
    chemical weathering
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