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Quiz 16 :
Weathering,erosion,and Mass Wasting: Interactions Between the Climate and Plate Tectonic Systems

Quiz 16 :
Weathering,erosion,and Mass Wasting: Interactions Between the Climate and Plate Tectonic Systems

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What is the general process by which rocks are broken down at Earth's surface?
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In which of the following climates will chemical weathering be the most rapid?
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Which of the following minerals is most stable at Earth's surface?
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Which of the following minerals is least stable at Earth's surface?
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Which of the following promotes chemical weathering?
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Which of the following statements about weathering is false?
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A mineral that undergoes hydration
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Which of the following minerals,common in granite,is least affected by chemical weathering?
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Which of the following minerals is most likely to form a clay mineral during weathering?
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Solifluction is a type of
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As a rock breaks into smaller pieces,the ratio of surface area to volume
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Which of the following chemical species is not produced by the chemical weathering of potassium feldspar (orthoclase)?
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Acids enhance chemical weathering.What is the most common natural acid on Earth's surface?
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Which of the following acids is not an abundant acid in acid rain?
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What happens to the potassium (K)in feldspar during chemical weathering?
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Which of the following statements is true?
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Which of the following statements regarding carbon dioxide is true?
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Which of the following is a form of chemical weathering?
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Which of the following minerals will have the greatest chemical stability?
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Which of the following will decrease the rate of chemical weathering of a rock at Earth's surface?
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