Mechanical And Chemical Weathering Quiz

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  • 1. 
    The breaking down of rocks and soil through contact with the atmosphere is called...
    • A. 

      Erosion

    • B. 

      Thermal Expansion

    • C. 

      Abrasion

    • D. 

      Weathering

  • 2. 
    The breaking down of rocks and soil by contact with heat, ice, water, or pressure is called...
    • A. 

      Chemical weathering

    • B. 

      Physical weathering

    • C. 

      Ice wedging

    • D. 

      Thermal weathering

  • 3. 
    The effect of chemicals in the atmosphere on rocks, soil, and minerals is called...
    • A. 

      Physical weathering

    • B. 

      Ice wedging

    • C. 

      Thermal weathering

    • D. 

      Chemical weathering

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      The process of rock being broken apart by water freezing, expanding, and making cracks.

    • B. 

      The process of rock being broken apart by heating up in the day and expanding and cooling off at night and impending.

    • C. 

      Ice caps melting from global warming.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      The process of rock being broken apart by heating up in the day and expanding and cooling off at night and impending.

    • B. 

      The process of rock being broken apart by water freezing, expanding, and making cracks.

    • C. 

      Mountains expanding because of the warmth of the Earth.

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 6. 
    Management rules for keeping soil from being eroded away is called...
  • 7. 
    Broken down materials like rocks, dirt, and leaves are called...
  • 8. 
    A layer of soil parallel to the surface, having distinct characteristics made by how the soil was formed is called the...
  • 9. 
    Texture, structure, compaction, and organic matter are all...
  • 10. 
    • A. 

      30 hours

    • B. 

      30 years

    • C. 

      30,000 years

    • D. 

      30,000,000 years

    • E. 

      It depends mostly on climate, exposure, and size to determine how long it will take to weather