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Weathering (Grade 6)

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The most important factors in determining the rate of weathering are
  1. abrasion and acids from plants roots
  2. rock type and climate
  3. animal actions and oxygen
  4. carbon dioxide and acid rain
Which is not an agent of weathering?
  1. ice
  2. soil
  3. wind
  4. precipitation
Plant roots can contribute to
  1. chemical weathering only
  2. neither chemical nor mechanical weathering
  3. chemical and mechanical weathering
  4. mechanical weathering only
Water freezing in the cracks of rocks is an example of                      .
  1. deposition
  2. mechanical weathering
  3. chemical weathering
  4. erosion
Abrasion by wind and running water are examples of                      .
  1. ice wedging
  2. exfoliation
  3. mechanical weathering
  4. chemical weathering
Which of the following things cannot cause mechanical weathering?
  1. water
  2. acid
  3. wind
  4. animals
Which of the following is NOT a chemical weathering agent?
  1. Acidity of rain water
  2. Oxygen
  3. Water
  4. Root pressure
The most important cause of chemical weathering is
  1. sand
  2. water
  3. wind
  4. frost wedging
Limestone caves form as a result of                     .
  1. deposition
  2. chemical weathering
  3. mechanical weathering
  4. wave erosion
Which of these is an example of chemical weathering?
  1. Mountains are built.
  2. Running water wears away rock.
  3. Acid rain dissolves a statue.
  4. Water freezes in cracks.
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