Hillslope Erosion Process: Formation of Rills & Gullies


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Which of the following describes a rill?

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1. Which of the following describes a gully?

2. Which of the following describes the term erosion?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will gauge your understanding of the erosion process as well as how rills and gullies are formed. Topics you will need to be familiar with include ways humans can prevent erosion.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment, you will be quizzed on the following terms:

  • Rills
  • Gullies
  • Erosion

Skills Practiced

This quiz allows you to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related erosion process lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as rill and gully
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about ways humans can prevent erosion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the erosion process and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Learn more about erosion with the related lesson called Hillslope Erosion Process: Formation of Rills and Gullies. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines rills and gullies
  • Describes the ways which rills and gullies are formed
  • Explains human impact on the erosion process