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Causes rocks to expand and contract
a) Temperature
b) Oxidation
c) Lichens
d) Acid Rain

The agent of erosion that causes large amount of sediment to move fast down a steep slope.
a) Water
b) Wind
c) Glaciers
d) Gravity

Layers of rock peel.
a) Oxidation
b) Exfolitaion
c) Temperature
d) Wind

A depositional environment allowing fine-grained sediment to settle.
a) Wind
b) High Energy
c) Low energy
d) Water

A sign of chemical weathering.
a) dissolving
b) abrasion
c) temperature
d) ice wedging

An agent in weathering that blows sand against rocks wearing it away.
a) Oxidation
b) Ice Wedging
c) Abrasion
d) Plants

A depositional environment that deposits large amounts of large sediment after the energy slows down.
a) Sand Dunes
b) High energy
c) Shore line
d) Low energy

Sediment that is laid down or settled after erosion has taken place.
a) Erosion
b) Weathering
c) Deposition
d) Oxidation

Which is an agent of Mechanical Weathering?
a) Animals
b) Acid Rain
c) Lichens
d) Oxidatioin

Which is an agent of Erosion?
a) Temperature
b) Animals
c) Plants
d) Wind

Grinding away of rock by friction.
a) Temperture
b) Plants
c) Animals
d) Abrasion

The removal of weathered material from one location to another.
a) Deposition
b) Erosion
c) Chemical Weathering
d) Mechanical Weathering

When a rock changes color due to iron in the rock coming in contact with oxygen in the air.
a) Acid Rain
b) Lichens
c) Oxidation
d) Temperature

The process that changes the material of a rock into new material.
a) Mechanical Weathering
b) Chemical Weathering
c) Erosion
d) Deposition

Claws can break rock when burrowing.
a) Animals
b) Plants
c) Acid Rain
d) Lichens

An agent of weathering when roots grow in rock.
a) Lichens
b) Temperature
c) Plants
d) Ice wedging

Grinding away of rock by friction.
a) Ice Wedging
b) Abrasion
c) Plants
d) Temperature

Water freezes, thaws and repeats expanding a crack in a rock each time.
a) Exfoliation
b) dissolving
c) Ice Wedging
d) Acid Rain

The process that naturally breaks rocks into smaller pieces.
a) Chemical Weathering
b) Erosion
c) Deposition
d) Mechanical Weathering

What are rocks make of
a) Cryatals
b) Minerals
c) Sand
d) Pebbles

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