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Grade 8 Geomorphology
Grade 8 Geomorphology
The breaking down and changing of rocks at or near Earth's surface is called
  1. mass movement.
  2. sheet erosion.
  3. weathering.
  4. uplift.
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Which best describes feature C on the topographic map?
Topographic Map
  1. the center of a lake
  2. the summit of a hill
  3. the bottom of a valley
  4. the floodplain of a river
Grade 8 Geomorphology
The major cause of chemical weathering is
  1. sand.
  2. water.
  3. wind.
  4. frost wedging.
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Grade 8 Geomorphology
The Black Hills of South Dakota are an example of
  1. fault block mountains.
  2. domed mountains.
  3. folded mountains.
  4. volcanic mountains.
  5. combination or complex mountains.
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Which featured is formed on dry land?
  1. delta
  2. guyot
  3. seamount
  4. alluvial fan
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Which of the following does NOT contribute to mechanical weathering?
  1. carbonic acid
  2. frost heaving
  3. plants & animals
  4. pressure release
  5. abrasion
Grade 8 Geomorphology
Which is not a key feature of geologic maps?
  1. types of rock
  2. age of rock formations
  3. color of rock formations
  4. locations of fault lines
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
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
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
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