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Grade 4 Geomorphology
Which is not an agent of weathering?
  1. ice
  2. soil
  3. wind
  4. precipitation
Grade 4 Geomorphology
The movement of weathered rocks away from a place is called                .
  1. tides
  2. erosion
  3. flooding
  4. deposition
Grade 4 Geomorphology
This landform is almost always formed by a river cutting through rock.
  1. canyon
  2. hill
  3. island
  4. valley
Grade 4 Geomorphology
This landform is a low area of land between hills or mountain.
  1. valley
  2. cliff
  3. cave
  4. canyon
Grade 4 Geomorphology
Large sheets of ice called                 cause erosion as they move.
  1. mountains
  2. glaciers
  3. waves
Grade 4 Geomorphology
The two types of weathering are
  1. physical and robotic.
  2. wind and mechanical.
  3. chemical and physical.
Grade 4 Geomorphology
The process of moving pieces of soil or rock by mechanisms including gravity, wind, water, ice plants or animals its called
  1. deposition.
  2. erosion.
  3. landslide.
  4. weathering.
Grade 4 Geomorphology
Which is NOT an example of a landform?
  1. mountain
  2. valley
  3. mantle
  4. canyon
Grade 4 Geomorphology
What type of erosion would occur most frequently in the Sahara Desert?
  1. Glacial Erosion
  2. Water Erosion
  3. Wind Erosion
  4. None of the above
Grade 4 Geomorphology
When wind or water breaks a rock into smaller pieces, the process is called
  1. weathering.
  2. hardness.
  3. igneous.
  4. erosion.
Grade 4 Geomorphology
What must occur before erosion can happen?
  1. Deposition
  2. Weathering
  3. Rainfall
  4. Glaciers
Grade 4 Geomorphology
Plains, plateaus, peninsulas, valleys, hills, basins, canyons and mountain are examples of                    .
  1. physical weathering
  2. chemical weathering
  3. erosion
  4. landforms
  5. weathering
Grade 4 Geomorphology
Which of these is an example of erosion?
  1. water sitting in a lake
  2. rain breaking down rock
  3. light shining onto a mountain
  4. wind blowing away sediment
Grade 4 Geomorphology
This is a body of water with land on all sides.
  1. peninsula
  2. ocean
  3. island
  4. lake
Grade 4 Geomorphology
A delta forming at the mouth of a river is an example of                .
  1. weathering
  2. erosion
  3. deposition
  4. glaciers
Grade 4 Geomorphology
Freezing and thawing are a type of
  1. chemical weathering.
  2. erosion.
  3. physical weathering.
  4. deposition.
Grade 4 Geomorphology
How can water in the cracks of a rock cause the rock to break apart?
  1. The water evaporates.
  2. The water changes to ice and expands.
  3. The wind erodes the rock.
  4. The wind caused the rock to fall.
Grade 4 Geomorphology
Which of these is an example of chemical weathering?
  1. Mountains are built.
  2. Animals dig burrows in the ground.
  3. Acid rain dissolves a statue.
  4. Water freezes in cracks.
Grade 4 Geomorphology
A thunderstorm brought a downpour of rain. The next day there was a new ditch on the playground. What is the most reasonable conclusion?
  1. Water runoff from the storm eroded the soil.
  2. Lightning in the storm broke open the earth.
  3. Wind from the storm removed a layer of topsoil.
  4. An earthquake took place around the same time as the storm.
Grade 4 Geomorphology
A deep valley with very steep sides.
  1. canyon
  2. island
  3. crust
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