Physical Weathering Quiz

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Are you fascinated and interested in the being, processes and being of rocks? If so, the quiz below is for you. Take up the challenge to see how much you know on physical weathering. All the best.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Physical weathering is the ______ of rocks.
    • A. 

      Erosion

    • B. 

      Decomposition

    • C. 

      Disintegration

    • D. 

      Felling

  • 2. 
    Chemical weathering is the _______ of rocks.
    • A. 

      Erosion

    • B. 

      Decomposition

    • C. 

      Disintegration

    • D. 

      Felling

  • 3. 
    Freeze-thaw weathering_______the cracks as water becomes ice.
    • A. 

      Breaks

    • B. 

      Loosens

    • C. 

      Freezes

    • D. 

      Expands

  • 4. 
    Salt weathering normally occurs when ice crystals form in crack in coastal rocks. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Exfoliation is also known as onion like weathering
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Rocks within the earth's crust undergo higher pressure than rocks at the surface of the earth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    __________ weathering occurs when  plant ____ enter ____ in rocks and pushes them apart. 
  • 8. 
    Explain either the process of freeze- thaw, pressure release or salt weathering.