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Chapter 9 study guide

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Question 1

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What is anthropogenic mass movement?
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  • When rocks are moving along the ocean bed
  • When there is a landslide
  • Human disturbance of a slope
  • When flows are moving fast

Question 2

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What are the four classes of mass movement?
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  • Slides down, basalt movement, shift movement, quartz movement
  • Fall, slide, flow, and creep movement
  • Road, surface, climb and dissolve movement
  • Alpha patterns and fast slope movement

Question 3

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Name of the science that studies origin, evolution, and spatial distribution of landforms?
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  • Geomorphology
  • Geography
  • Hydrology
  • Meteorology

Question 4

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In order for limestone to develop into Karat topography, it must contain what % calcium carbonate?
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  • 50 %
  • 80%
  • 10%
  • 40%

Question 5

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Chemical weathering always involves the presence of
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  • Oil
  • Bacteria
  • Sand
  • Water

Question 6

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Chemical weathering is the ___________of rock with chemical alterations to the rock.
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  • disintegration
  • Evaluation
  • Integration
  • Surface

Question 7

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What is known as the angle of repose?
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  • Incline where gravity does not pull.
  • Sediments on slope remain at rest at the maximum incline.
  • Regolith
  • Free face

Question 8

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Name of the science that studies origin, evolution, and spatial distribution of landforms?
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  • Geomorphology
  • Geography
  • Hydrology
  • Meteorology

Question 9

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What type of a rock is a Marble rock?
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  • Sedimentary
  • Igneous
  • Metamophic
  • Porphyritic

Question 10

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If material is to move down slope, it must overcome the force of ____?
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  • Inertial resistance of the material only
  • Inertial resistance to none of material
  • friction and cohesion of particles
  • friction, cohesion of particles, and inertial resistanc

Question 11

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Erosion transport materials to different locations by _______?
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  • Waves, ice, wind, gravity, water, and air
  • Water, wind, gravity, ice and waves
  • Air, gravity, ice, snow, waves
  • Water, gravity

Question 12

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A slope whose strength exceeds the combined force of gravity is considered what?
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  • Unstable
  • Wavering
  • Stable
  • Waxing

Question 13

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What does the physical and chemical processes refers to?
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  • Weathering
  • Parent Rock
  • Rock Information
  • Deposited downslope

Question 14

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What is joints?
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  • Differential weathering
  • Fractures in rocks that occur without displacement.
  • Affect weathering temperature
  • Surface area of rock exposed toweathering

Question 15

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What is joints?
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  • Affect weathering temperature
  • Fractures in rocks that occur without displacement
  • Differential weathering
  • Surface area of rock exposed to weathering.

Question 16

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Physical weathering caused by crystallization help to form_______?
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  • Sandstone and pressure
  • Niche in the canyon wall
  • Slabs of rocks
  • Granite

Question 17

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What is Hydrolysis?
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  • Minerals chemically react with water
  • Sharpe edge corrosion
  • Hydration
  • When clay and silica mix together

Question 18

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How does oxidation occur?
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  • When metallic elements combine w/oxygen to form oxides
  • when rock is susceptible
  • When water combines with rock
  • Rusty colors shown on the surface of some rocks

Question 19

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What makes a rock intrusive ?
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  • Fragments of eroded rocks
  • Presence of large crystals and its cooling process.
  • Ocean and lakes processes
  • From volcanic activity

Question 20

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What is a landslide?
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  • Rapid movement of bedrock not saturated with moisture
  • Frequent clay movement
  • A lake of gravel
  • A warning overlap

Question 21

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What type of a rock is a Marble rock?
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  • Porphyritic
  • Metamophic
  • Igneous
  • Sedimentary

Question 22

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What is Frost action?
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  • Frozen rocks form a talus slope
  • When freezing water expands into ice
  • When rock falls into freezing water
  • When frozen rocks falls into the ocean

Question 23

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List 1 factors that influence weather?
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  • Rock composition
  • Joining
  • Displacement
  • Angle of repose

Question 24

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Is the texture of a marble rock round in structure with semi pascal colors ?
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  • True
  • False

Question 25

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Does the characteristics of a rock indicates whether or not its a clatic or nonclasticv rock?
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  • True
  • False
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