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Why is the sky blue
a) The sky reflects blue water
b) Due to scattering in the atmosphere
c) Thats just the way it is
d) Because Chuck Norris told it to be that way

Rivers and streams that deposit their loads in a fan shaped pattern into an ocean is called a
a) Delta
b) Loess Fan
c) Dune
d) Alluvial Fan

A giant sea wave produced from an earthquake is known as
a) Caldera
b) Seismic Wave
c) Tsunami
d) Rip Tide

What is the most important cause of chemical weathering
a) Pyroclastic Material
b) Human Activity
c) Animal Actions
d) Water

Which one is a type of physical weathering
a) Oxidation
b) Acid Rain
c) Abrasion
d) Carbonic Acid

A large mass of moving ice that forms by the compacting of snow by natural forces
a) Iceberg
b) Avalanche
c) Glacier
d) Tundra

A bicycle chain rusting is an example of what type of weathering
a) Physical Weathering
b) Chemical Weathering

Small solid pieces of material from rocks or living things
a) Scraps
b) Sediments
c) Tundra
d) Animal Activity

The process of breaking down and wearing away of rocks by the action of other rocks is known as
a) Abrasion
b) Oxidation
c) Pop Rocks
d) Sedimentary Rock

The process of freezing and thawing of water in the cracks of the rocks which eventually leads to the rock breaking is known as
a) Abrasion
b) Oxidation
c) Ice Wedging
d) Glacier

The process in which sediments move from one place to another by water, wind, ice, or gravity is known as
a) Weathering
b) Deposition
c) Erosion
d) Sediments

Rocks are broken down into small pieces is known as
a) Weathering
b) Erosion
c) Sediment
d) Deposition

The process by which sediments settle or drop out of wind, or water is known as
a) Deposition
b) Abrasion
c) Sediment
d) Erosion

Chemical reaction in which a material combines with oxygen to form a new material is known as
a) Acid Rain
b) Oxidation
c) Abrasion
d) Atmosphere

Why does an apple appear red in white light
a) The apple reflects red and absobs the other colors
b) The apple absorbs the red light and reflects the other colors
c) The apple must be poisoned by the evil witch
d) Thats just the way it is

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