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


erosion


deposition


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


fast


slow


calm


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


The Colorado River


The Nile River


The Arizona River


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


sand and sediment


wind and water


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


mesa


gullies


rivers


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


erosion


delta


weathering


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


water speeds up


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


sinkhole


mountain


mesa


delta
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 __________.
 


delta


canyon


sand dune


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


erosion


weathering


deposition
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?
 


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 13 of 13
When wind or water slows down and drops what it is carrying, this process is called______.
 


Weathering


Deposition


Erosion