Weathering & Erosion Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following terms is used to describe the large movement of rock, soil, and debris downward due to the force of gravity?

Question 2 2. Why is decreased vegetation a factor that can cause mass wasting?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is NOT a potential cause of mass wasting?

Question 4 4. Which of the following conditions could potentially lead to mass wasting?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a reason that the removal of vegetation increases the risk of mass wasting?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is a type of mass wasting that involves the sliding of coherent rock material along a curved surface?

Question 7 7. Which of the following terms describes the large movement of rock, soil, and debris downward due to the force of gravity?

Question 8 8. Why is a debris flow potentially dangerous?

Question 9 9. Which of the following types of mass wasting is described as the movement of a water-laden mass of loose mud, sand, soil, rock, and debris down a slope?

Question 10 10. Which term is used to describe a mountain's resistive forces, including the cohesive strength and internal friction between materials?

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Question 11 11. If fine-grained material is oozing slowly down a slope, what is most likely happening?

Question 12 12. Which of the following terms is used to describe the resistive forces of the mountain, including the cohesive strength and internal friction between the materials?

Question 13 13. Which type of mass wasting is described as the sliding of coherent rock material along a curved surface?

Question 14 14. What happens if too much rain falls on a mountain slope or if soil on a mountain slope becomes saturated by water?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is TRUE concerning mass wasting?

Weathering & Erosion Chapter Exam Instructions

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