Weathering: Definition, Types, Causes & Rates


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Which is NOT a type of weathering?

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1. Which is an example of biological weathering?

2. Which is an example of chemical weathering?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several different types of weathering, and this quiz and printable worksheet will help you test your knowledge of each of these. To do well on this quiz, you will also need to know which land feature would not have been possible without the weathering process.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be quizzed on the following in this assessment:

  • Types of weathering
  • Examples of weathering
  • A specific feature formed by weathering

Skills Practiced

You will have the opportunity to practice these skills with the quiz/worksheet combo:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on weathering
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge of weathering types to pick out relevant examples
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the formation of land features due to weathering

Additional Learning

Learn more about this topic with the accompanying lesson called Weathering: Definition, Types, Causes & Rates. It covers these objectives:

  • Define weathering
  • Discuss the types of weathering and the features they create or affect
  • Review the changing rates of the weathering process