5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- iron oxide
- a Even a tiny amount of iron in rock can combine with oxygen and form a reddish ________ ________.
- b In mountains, valley glaciers can remove rock from the mountaintops to form large bowls called ________ and steep peaks called horns.
- c As soils develop, they become ________ like the rock from which they formed.
- d ________ is the wearing away and removal of rock or sediment.
- e Ice wedging breaks apart rocks because water ________ when it freezes into ice.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- ________ erosion occurs when a thin sheet of water carries away loose grains of sediment.
- Organic matter includes decomposed leaves, ________ , roots, and other types of organic material.
- Ice wedging is a type of ________ weathering.
- ________ ________ occurs when gravity alone causes rock or sediment to move down a slope.
- ________ glaciers in polar regions cove about ten percent of the Earth and are so large and thick that tye can bury mountain villages.
5 True/False Questions
freezing → Creep is common where ________ and thawing occurs.
Valley → ________ glaciers are much smaller and are located in high mountains where the average temperature isn't warm enough to melt the ice sheets.
mudflows → Creep, slump, rock slides, and ________ are four types of mass movements.
erosion → Continental and valley glaciers move and cause ________.
rock slides → During a ________ ________ layers of rock break loose from slopes and slide to the bottom of the slope.