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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Canadian Edition - Unit 29

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Question 1:


a) talus cone
b) rock sea
c) scree slope
d) salt wedge
e) mineral slope

Question 2:


a) hydrolysis
b) oxidation
c) carbonation
d) biological weathering
e) mechanical weathering

Question 3:


a) base
b) acid
c) solid
d) salt
e) volatile gas

Question 4:


a) soil
b) dust particles
c) mud
d) ice crystals
e) rock fragments

Question 5:


a) biopredation
b) mechanical weathering
c) biologic turnover
d) bioturbation
e) chemical weathering

Question 6:


a) mechanical weathering
b) chemical weathering
c) biological weathering
d) hydrologic weathering
e) all are types of weathering processess

Question 7:


a) True
b) False

Question 8:


a) True
b) False

Question 9:


a) True
b) False

Question 10:


a) True
b) False

Question 11:


a) True
b) False

Question 12:


a) True
b) False