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Grade 5 Geomorphology
At a divergent plate boundary, plates collide into one another.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Geomorphology
A(n)                 force is a process that raises or builds up the surface of the Earth.
  1. constructive
  2. destructive
  3. weathering
  4. 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 movement of weathered rocks away from a place is called           erosion          .
Grade 5 Geomorphology
The diagram 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
A mountain with explosive possibilities is called a           volcano          .
Grade 5 Geomorphology
A fold is a crack in the Earth's crust caused by shifting plates.
  1. True
  2. False
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
The process of moving sediment by wind water, or ice is called           erosion          .
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 Earth’s surface features never change.
  1. True
  2. False
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
The process of wearing away rocks by natural means is called
  1. erosion
  2. weathering
  3. faults
  4. earthquakes
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