Erosion and Weathering

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Question 1

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Name the 3 types of weathering.
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  • Biological, Physical, and Chemical
  • Environmental, Physical, and Biological
  • Emotional, Economical, and Physical

Question 2

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Define the term weathering.
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  • To wear away or change the appearance or texture of (something) by long exposure to the atmosphere.
  • To destroy something using weather.
  • The weather destroying environmental factors.

Question 3

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The roots of plants grow in rock cracks, gradually splitting the rock apart defines what?
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  • Biological
  • Physical
  • Chemical

Question 4

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This causes rocks to decay and decintergrate. An example is through the use of acidic rain which seeps into porpoise rocks and causes them to decay. This defines what?
Answer
  • Biological
  • Physical
  • Chemical

Question 5

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This breaks rocks down into smaller pieces, which usually is due to changes in temperature or thawing and freezing. This defines what?
Answer
  • Biological
  • Physical
  • Chemical

Question 6

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Define erosion.
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  • The process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or other natural agents.
  • The process is breaking apart and deco titration natural things.
  • The process of natural agents decaying.

Question 7

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Name the 4 types of erosion?
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  • Hydraulic Action, Attrition, Abraision, and Corosion.
  • Hydro Action, Attritionn, Abraision, and Corrosion.
  • Hydraulic Action, A Treetoon, Abraision, and Corroding.

Question 8

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Material is dislodged by water hitting the river bed and back. This defines what?
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  • Hydraulic Action
  • Abraision
  • Attrition
  • Corrosion

Question 9

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Material that is carried by the water is rubbed against the channel causing the channel to deepen and widen. This defines what?
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  • Hydraulic Action
  • Abraision
  • Attrition
  • Corrosion

Question 10

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The river channel minerals are dissolved by the water. This describes what?
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  • Hydraulic Action
  • Abraision
  • Attrition
  • Corrosion

Question 11

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Particles carried by the river rub against each other causing them to get rounder and smaller. This describes what?
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  • Hydraulic Action
  • Abraision
  • Attrition
  • Corrosion

Question 12

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The speed of water flow In the river channel. The faster the velocity the faster the erosion. This describes what?
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  • Velocity
  • Slope
  • Geology
  • Climate

Question 13

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The steeper the slope the more vertical the erosion will be. This describes what?
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  • Velocity
  • Slope
  • Geology
  • Climate

Question 14

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The different climates can cause different weathering. This describes what?
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  • Velocity
  • Slope
  • Geology
  • Climate

Question 15

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The different rock types and temperatures can affect what type of weathering and erosion occur. This describes what?
Answer
  • Velocity
  • Slope
  • Geology
  • Climate