Physical Weathering: Definition, Types & Examples


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Which type of physical weathering involves plants?

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1. Grus is an example of which type of physical weathering?

2. The sand on the beach forms from the _____ weathering process.

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Using the quiz and worksheet, you can see what you know about the term 'physical weathering'. Its meaning and several examples of it are addressed on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Take the multiple-choice quiz any time to see what you know about:

  • The type of physical weathering that grus is
  • Type of physical weathering that involves plants
  • Weathering that happens when water changes form inside of a rock
  • Another name for physical weathering

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the different types of physical weathering
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about how sand forms on beaches
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on physical weathering

Additional Learning

You can review more by using the lesson called Physical Weathering: Definition, Types & Examples. Thanks to this lesson, you can:

  • Review attributes of physical weathering
  • Determine what exfoliation is and recognize another name for it
  • Examine characteristics of grus