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5 Matching Questions

  1. permeable
  2. mechanical weathering
  3. longshore drift
  4. plucking
  5. oxbow lake
  1. a the type of weathering in which rock is physically broken into smaller pieces.
  2. b characteristic of a material that is full of tiny, connected air spaces that water can seep through
  3. c a meander cut off from a river
  4. d the process by which a glacier picks up rocks as it flows over the land
  5. e the movement of water and sediment down a beach caused by waves coming in to a shore at an angle

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a wide, sloping deposit of sediment formed where a stream leaves a mountain range
  2. a loop like bend in the course of a river
  3. a wind formed deposit made of fine particles of clay and silt
  4. the amount of sediment that a river or stream carries
  5. a ridge formed by the till deposited at the edge of a glacier

5 True/False Questions

  1. deltaa landform made of sediment that is deposited where a river flows into an ocean or lake


  2. weatheringthe chemical and physical process that break down at the Earth's surface


  3. deflationa chemical change in which a substance combines with oxygen, as when iron oxidizes, forming rust


  4. mass movementany one of several processes by which gravity moves sediment downhill


  5. kettlea small depression that forms when a chink of ice is left in a glacial hill


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