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Grade 5 Geomorphology
The movement of weathered rocks away from a place is called           erosion          .
Grade 5 Geomorphology
Weathering occurs when rock
  1. gets wet in the rain or snow
  2. is worn away or broken down into smaller and smaller pieces.
  3. melts
Grade 5 Geomorphology
The process of moving sediment by wind water, or ice is called           erosion          .
Grade 5 Geomorphology
The process where water, ice, wind, and heat break down rock and shape the surface of the earth is erosion.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Geomorphology
A large mass of slowly moving ice on land is called a                .
  1. mountain
  2. glacier
  3. volcano
  4. basin
Grade 5 Geomorphology
The highest points of earth's physical features are                                    mountains and plateau and hills                                    .
Grade 5 Geomorphology
Over time, how will waves change rocks by the ocean?
  1. Waves will press small rocks together to form larger rocks.
  2. Waves will pound, smooth, and break apart rocks.
  3. Waves will wet the rocks, but will not change their shape.
  4. Waves will change rocks into sea salt.
Grade 5 Geomorphology
The process in which materials are eroded by weather or ice and are dropped into a new place, creating a new landform
  1. Weathering
  2. Deposition
  3. Erosion
Grade 5 Geomorphology
Weathering and erosion are quick changes to the earth's surface.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Geomorphology
Which of these are put in the correct order?
  1. deposition, erosion, weathering
  2. weathering, erosion, deposition
  3. erosion, deposition, weathering
  4. weathering, deposition, erosion
Grade 5 Geomorphology
What are three major causes for erosion?
  1. snow, tornado, volcano
  2. sinkholes, landslides, mudslides
  3. ice, wind, water
  4. wind, heat, plate tectonics
Grade 5 Geomorphology
An example of erosion would be
  1. a water slide
  2. a garden in the backyard
  3. a newly planted plant
  4. Grand Canyon
Grade 5 Geomorphology
                are usually formed by rivers eroding sediments
  1. deltas
  2. canyons
  3. lakes
Grade 5 Geomorphology
Which of the following IS NOT a physical type of weathering?
  1. acid rain
  2. temperature
  3. plants
Grade 5 Geomorphology
The diagram below shows major landforms and water bodies.
Major Landforms
Which set of letters shows a bay, lake, and delta, in that order?
  1. L, O, C
  2. N, C, O
  3. O, L, N
  4. C, N, O
Grade 5 Geomorphology
Uplifting is vertical movement of a landform mostly occurring in:
  1. mountains
  2. lakes
  3. rocks
  4. soil
  5. glaciers
Grade 5 Geomorphology
The process of wearing away rocks by natural means is called
  1. erosion
  2. weathering
  3. faults
  4. earthquakes
Grade 5 Geomorphology
The process of moving sediment by wind, moving water, or ice is
  1. erosion
  2. weathering
  3. earthquakes
  4. faults
Grade 5 Geomorphology
What changes earth surface?
  1. volcanoes
  2. weathering
  3. erosion
  4. all of the above
Grade 5 Geomorphology
Erosion occurs when sediment is moved by wind, ice, or moving water.
  1. True
  2. False
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