Test: Landforms
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Description: Landforms
Subject: Science
Subtopic: Geology
Topic: Erosion, Deposition, Weathering and Soil
Grade: 3
Instructions: Answer all questions to get your test result.

Question 1 of 13
When rock is broken into smaller pieces by natural means, it is called
 


landform


weathering


erosion


deposition
Question 2 of 13
What type of water causes the most erosion?
 


still


slow


fast


calm
Question 3 of 13
The Grand Canyon was formed by which river?
 


The Colorado River


The Nile River


The Savannah River


The Arizona River
Question 4 of 13
What two agents cause landforms to change?
 


wind and water


hot and cold


sand and sediment
Question 5 of 13
Ditches in the ground caused by rain water running downhill and carrying away sediment are called ___________
 


rivers


deltas


gullies


mesa
Question 6 of 13
___________ is the process of moving sediment by wind, water, or ice.
 


delta


erosion


deposition


weathering
Question 7 of 13
Which of the following causes water to drop the sediment it's carrying?
 


water slows down


water speeds up
Question 8 of 13
When the roof of an underground cave suddenly falls in, this is called a ___________.
 


sinkhole


mesa


delta


mountain
Question 9 of 13
When a river meets a larger body of water, it slows down. This causes the river to lose energy and drop sediment at the river's mouth. This sediment can build up over time and form new land called a __________.
 


canyon


delta


sand dune


valley
Question 10 of 13
Which of the following processes happens first? Erosion, Deposition, or Weathering
 


erosion


deposition


weathering
Question 11 of 13
Which of the following is an example of how plants can prevent, or stop, erosion?
 


The plant's roots hold the soil in place


When the roots grow into the hard rocky ground, they cause the ground to crack and break apart
Question 12 of 13
Which of the following is an example of how plants can cause erosion?
 


When the roots grow into the hard rocky ground, they cause the ground to crack and break apart.


The plant's roots hold the soil in place
Question 13 of 13
When wind or water slows down and drops what it is carrying, this process is called______.
 


Erosion


Weathering


Deposition