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What is Chemical Weathering? - Definition, Process & Examples

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Which statement best describes chemical weathering?

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1. Which type of chemical weathering occurs when rainwater seeps into the ground and reacts with feldspar, changing it to clay?

2. _____ are a combination of fungi and algae that grows on rocks and produces acids that break down the minerals within the rocks.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The process of chemical weathering can be impacted by several different factors that have varying results. This quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge of numerous examples of these weathering factors and types.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be asked about:

  • Air pollutants and their role in the weathering process
  • Chemical weathering and cave formations
  • Explanation of chemical weathering
  • Fungi on rocks
  • Chemical weathering impacted by rainwater

Skills Practiced

Prepare to use the following study skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on chemical weathering
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding rainwater and feldspar
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about various factors that contribute to chemical weathering

Additional Learning

Learn more about this process by reviewing the related lesson, What is Chemical Weathering? - Definition, Process & Examples. This lesson will delve into the following factors and types of chemical weathering:

  • Water and chemical reactions
  • Reactions to oxygen
  • Carbonic acid and weathering
  • Fungi, algae, and acid rain
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