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Eighth Grade (Grade 8) Geomorphology Questions

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Grade 8 Geomorphology
Grade 8 Geomorphology
In the image below what does A indicate?
Topographic Map
  1. top of a mountain
  2. a depression
  3. a lake
  4. a trail
Grade 8 Geomorphology
In what situation are the contour lines on a topographic map close together?
  1. where the slope is steep
  2. where the slope is gradual
  3. where the elevation is high
  4. where the relief is minimal
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Grade 8 Geomorphology
The most important factors that determine the rate of weathering are
  1. rock cycle and rain
  2. type of rock and rock composition
  3. rock cycle and season
  4. type of rock and climate
Grade 8 Geomorphology
A newly created volcano is a good example of a:
  1. secondary landform
  2. primary landform
  3. special landform
  4. biome
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Breaking down of rock and other substances on the Earth's surface
  1. weathering
  2. erosion
  3. deposition
  4. precipitation
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Which of these is the definition of Gravity
  1. Weak layers of rock slide down a slope as a single unit
  2. Sediment is dropped by the agents or erosion
  3. Mass Movement - moves rock and soil down a slope
  4. Dry sediment mixes with heavy rains
Grade 8 Geomorphology
What is formed on dry land?
  1. delta
  2. terrace
  3. water pollution
  4. an alluvial fan
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Which of these is an example of chemical weathering?
  1. Animal action
  2. Freezing and thawing
  3. Abrasion by rock carried by wind water or ice
  4. Sulfuric acid - burning from acid rain
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Which of these is the definition of deposition?
  1. Sediment is dropped by the agents of erosion
  2. Dry sediment mixes with heavy rains
  3. Mass Movement - moves rock and soil down a slope
  4. Weak layers of rock slide down a slope as a single unit
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Which of these is an example of mechanical weathering?
  1. Abrasion by rocks carried by wind, water, or ice.
  2. Carbonation - rain mixes with [math]CO_2[/math]
  3. Oxidation - combining with oxygen, rust
  4. Plant and fungal acids
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Which of these is an example of chemical weathering?
  1. Abrasion by rocks carried by wind, water, or ice.
  2. Animal action
  3. Carbonation - rain mixes with [math]CO_2[/math]
  4. Freezing and thawing
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Which of these is an example of chemical weathering?
  1. Plant and fungal acids
  2. Root Pry
  3. Heating and cooling
  4. Freezing and thawing
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