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21-6.

What is weathering?
a) When the temperature changes
b) When storms arise
c) Process by which rocks are broken down
d) Process by which rocks are created

Layers of sediment getting compressed from the weight above and minerals dissolving in water and seeping between bits of sediment and gluing them together from what rock?
a) Metamorphic
b) Igneous
c) Sedimentary
d) Shale

What is a rock made of sand?
a) Limestone
b) Sandstone
c) Mudstone
d) Conglomerate

What is a rock made of fossils of organisms that live in the water?
a) Limestone
b) Sandstone
c) Mudstone
d) Conglomerate

Rocks that undergo pressure and heating without melting form what type of rock?
a) Metamorphic
b) Igneous
c) Sedimentary
d) Shale

This tells the relative age of a rock
a) Radioactive dating
b) Carbon-14
c) Superposition
d) Counting the rings

This tells the absolute age of a rock
a) Radioactive dating
b) Carbon-14
c) Superposition
d) Counting the rings

Breaking rocks into smaller pieces without altering their chemical composition is what type of weathering?
a) Chemical
b) Physical
c) Absolute
d) Water

When a chemical reacts with another chemical, a reaction and change occurs. This is what type of weathering?
a) Chemical
b) Physical
c) Absolute
d) Water

Leaching is caused by what type of weathering?
a) Chemical
b) Physical
c) Absolute
d) Water

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