Ultimate Quiz On Weathering & Erosion

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Erosion Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz is about Weathering and Erosion, if you didint already know this you probably wont pass. . . Answer each question with one answer. Good Luck garret. . . =D


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What large ice mass moves across land causing large grooves in earths surface?
    • A. 

      Ice berg

    • B. 

      Polar ice cap

    • C. 

      Glacier

  • 2. 
    What is the most effective physical weathering agent?
    • A. 

      Rust

    • B. 

      Water

    • C. 

      Wind

  • 3. 
    What can carry a lot of sediment and eventually create canyons?
    • A. 

      Fast rivers

    • B. 

      Erosions

    • C. 

      Wind

  • 4. 
    What shapes the earth?
    • A. 

      Tectonic plates

    • B. 

      Rivers and oceans

    • C. 

      Mountains

  • 5. 
    What is frost wedging?
    • A. 

      When frost kills off plants

    • B. 

      When liquid gets into cracks in rocks, freezes, then expands

    • C. 

      When rocks fall apart

  • 6. 
    How does chemical wethering break down rock?
    • A. 

      By burning it

    • B. 

      By using acids to melt it

    • C. 

      By changing its chemical composition

  • 7. 
    What is an example of chemical reactions?
    • A. 

      When Calcite reacts with Carbonic acid causing Calcium Bicarbonate

    • B. 

      When Nuclear Plants explode

    • C. 

      When an atom is split

  • 8. 
    What is Erosion?
    • A. 

      When Rocks are made smaller

    • B. 

      When Water flows through canyons

    • C. 

      Moving or removal of material by water, wind, ect.

  • 9. 
    What is Leaching?
    • A. 

      When bugs attack

    • B. 

      When minerals are made into larger minerals of rock

    • C. 

      When rocks erode

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