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The wearing away of soil and rock by the action of water, glacier, waves, wind, sun, and gravity.
a) erosion
b) deposition
c) transportation
d) lithification

The laying-down of rock-forming material naturally
a) melting
b) deposition
c) metamorphism
d) intrusion

Conversion of newly deposited sediment into a solid rock.
a) extrusion & deposition
b) erosion & weathering
c) lithification & metamporphism
d) compaction & cementation

Naturally occuring molten rock material generated and found within the Earth.
a) Magma
b) Igneous Rock
c) Lava
d) Metamorphic Rock

Rock formed by cooling and solidification of lava above the Earth's surface.
a) Igneous intrusive rock
b) Metamorphic rock
c) Igneous extrusive rock
d) Igneous inclusive rock

A layered rock resulting from the compaction and cementation of sediment.
a) Metamorphic rock
b) ingeous intrusive rock
c) Sedimentary rock
d) Eroded rock

Any of the chemical or mechanical processes by which rocks exposed to the atmosphere and undergoes changes in character and break down.
a) erosion
b) deposition
c) weathering
d) exhumation

The soil horizon with the most organic content
a) A Horizon
b) B Horizon
c) C Horizon
d) O Horizon

Soil with 40% Sand, 40% Silt and 20% clay is referred to as
a) Spodsols
b) Loom
c) Loam
d) Antisols

The process of nutrients being washed away from the A & B horizon is
a) Erosion
b) Weathering
c) Leeching
d) Infiltration

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