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5 Matching questions

  1. mass movement
  2. decomposer
  3. subsoil
  4. weathering
  5. humus
  1. a The breaking down of rocks and other materials on the Earth's surface.
  2. b any one of several processes by which gravity moves sediment downhill
  3. c The layer of soil beneath the topsoil that contains mostly clay and other minerals.
  4. d Soil organism that breaks down the remains of organisms and digests them.
  5. e Dark-colored organic material in soil.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. rain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants.
  2. The layer of soil that differs in color and texture from the layers above or below it.
  3. Mixture of humus, clay, and other minerals that forms the crumbly, topmost layer of soil.
  4. wedges of ice in rocks widen and deepen cracks
  5. The removal of rock particles by wind, water, ice, or gravity

5 True/False questions

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


  2. permeableA measure of how well soil supports plant growth.


  3. depositionThe removal of rock particles by wind, water, ice, or gravity


  4. abrasionthe grinding away of rock by other rock particles carried in water, ice, or wind


  5. bedrockearth materials deposited by erosion