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Weathering and Erosion (Grade 10)

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Weathering and Erosion

1. 
When a river enters a large body of water, the water generally slows down and deposits large amounts of sediments.
  1. true
  2. false
2. 
A major erosional agent in many areas with limited precipitation and high temperatures is                .
  1. wind
  2. rivers
  3. humans
  4. glaciers
3. 
The force that tends to pull all materials downhill is                .
  1. slope
  2. wind
  3. gravity
  4. friction
4. 
The movement of weathered materials from one location to another is called                    .
  1. chemical weathering
  2. erosion
  3. exfoliation
  4. physical weathering
5. 
Weathering must take place before erosion.
  1. True
  2. False
6. 
When a rock is buried deep inside the earth it is effected by erosion.
  1. True
  2. False
7. 
Water, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and acids are significant agents of                      .
  1. chemical weathering
  2. abrasion
  3. mechanical weathering
  4. erosion
8. 
Abrasion by wind and running water are examples of                      .
  1. ice wedging
  2. exfoliation
  3. mechanical weathering
  4. chemical weathering
9. 
Which of the following things cannot cause mechanical weathering?
  1. water
  2. acid
  3. wind
  4. animals
10. 
Chemical weathering happens in nature by acid rain.
  1. True
  2. False
11. 
Weathering can lead to the formation of sedimentary rocks.
  1. True
  2. False
12. 
What is the difference between weathering and erosion?




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