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This type of weathering breaks rock into smaller pieces without changing it chemically
a) Oxidation b) Chemical c) Rusting d) Mechanical
The down slope movement of rock, regolith, and soil under the direct influence of gravity
a) Weathering b) Erosion c) Mass Wasting d) Creep
The greater this is, the greater gravity will affect weathered rock or soil
a) Angle of Repose b) Inclination of Slope c) Slump d) Frost Wedging
This is the force that moves soil down a slope
a) Electromagnetic b) Weak c) Strong d) Gravity
This is the mechanical breakup of rock by the expansion of freezing water in cracks and crevices
a) Mass Wasting b) Oxidation c) Frost Wedging d) Erosion
This is the process where weathered rock is removed from one area and transported to another
a) Erosion b) Mass Wasting c) Slumping d) Angle of Repose
This has the slowest rate of downhill movement of soil
a) Fall b) Slide c) Flow d) Creep
This type of weathering occurs when the internal structure of a mineral is altered.
a) Mechanical b) Physical c) Chemical d) Water
This is the most abundant weak acid involved in chemical weathering and soil formation
a) Carbonic b) Sulfuric c) Hydrochloric d) Citric
This is the steepest angle at which loose material remains stationary without sliding
a) Slumping b) Angle of repose c) Sumping d) Scarp
Factors that affect this include climate, slope, and type of vegetation
a) Angle of Repose b) Natural Soil Erosion c) Soil Texture Triangle d) Carbonic Acid
This is a type of chemical weathering that affects the iron in rocks that contain silicate minerals
a) Oxidation b) Frost Wedging c) Mechanical Weathering d) Erosion
This is soil that develops on top of bedrock
a) Dry b) Transported c) Residual d) Moist
This is the exposed, crescent shaped ruptured surface at the head of a slump
a) Creep Angle b) Terrace slope c) Slump d) Scarp
This is a block of unconsolidated regolith that slides downhill along a curved surface
a) Falling b) Sliding c) Slumping d) Scarping
This is the slow, downslope flow of water saturated material in permafrost areas
a) Falling b) Scarping c) Slumping d) Solifluction
This is composed of mineral matter, water, air, and organic matter
a) Soil b) Ragolith c) Sediment d) Silt
Soil profiles are divided into different zones or layers called this
a) Strata b) Soil Horizons c) Soil flaps d) Soil Spheres
This is used to determine the percentages of sand, silt and clay in a soil
a) Angle of Repose b) Inclination of Slope c) Rise Run Theorem d) Soil Texture Triangle
This includes all soil horizons above the C-horizon
a) Top Soil b) Solum or True Soil c) Bed Rock d) Accumulation zone
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