Physical Science Study Set 3

Physics & Astronomy

Quiz 23 :

Surface Processes

Quiz 23 :

Surface Processes

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The physical disintegration and chemical decomposition of rock at or near Earth's surface is called
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The most important climatic factors that affect the rate of chemical weathering are heat and
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Subsurface soil that remains permanently frozen is called
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Any flow of water occurring between well-defined banks is defined by geologists as
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Small glaciers that form along mountains in hollow depressions that are protected from the Sun are called
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Greenland and Antarctica are covered with glacial ice sheets called
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A river's suspended and bed loads may accumulate at its mouth and form
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Which of the following terms is(are) used to describe a division of a stream's load?
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The most important acid involved in chemical weathering is
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The principal landform resulting from a stream's erosive power is its ______________-shaped valley.
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The physical disintegration or fracturing of rock is called
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When material is transported and deposited by ice, the process is called
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The process of leveling of the Earth by the wearing away of high places and the transportation of sediment to lower places is known as
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The object above a valley floor that consists of glacial ice is called
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A loop-like bend in a river channel is called
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At the end and along the sides of a glacier, the sediment deposits may form ridges known as
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A depression on the land surface caused by the collapse of a cavern is called
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A large ice mass that flows on a land surface under the influence of gravity is called
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The downslope movement of surface materials as a result of gravity and of the agents that cause such movement is called
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The process of leveling of the Earth by the wearing away of high places and the transportation to and deposition of sediments at lower levels is called
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