4 What is the predominant form of physical weathering at high elevations Ques. #1What is the predominant form ofphysical weathering at high elevationsin New York State?Frost action (ice wedging)BackAns.
5 Name any 2 types of chemical weathering. Ques. #2Name any 2 types of chemicalweathering.Hydration, carbonation, and oxidationBackAns.
6 Why would crushing a rock speed up the rate of weathering? Ques. #3Why would crushing a rock speedup the rate of weathering?The exposed surface area would increaseBackAns.
7 Ques. #4 Back At which location would stream velocity be greatest? Location BBackAns.
8 Ques. #5 Which agent of erosion created this sandstone arch? Back Wind Ans.
9 Ques. #6 At which two locations is deposition probably occurring? Back Locations A and FBackAns.
10 Ques. #7 Explain the pattern of deposition (in water) shown in the diagram.The smallest beads were the most dense andthe largest were the least dense.BackAns.
11 Indicate two ways in which rocks are changed by long periods of Ques. #8Indicate two ways in which rocksare changed by long periods ofstream abrasion.The get rounder and smoother and smaller.BackAns.
12 Ques. #9 Back When dropped into water, which particle would settle at the slowest rate?Particle ABackAns.
13 Name any 2 characteristics of a stream that affect it’s velocity. Ques. #10Name any 2 characteristics of a stream that affect it’s velocity.1) Slope (gradient)2) Volume (rate of discharge)3) Shape of the stream channelBackAns.
14 Name any three methods by which materials are transported by a stream Ques. #11Name any three methods by which materials are transported by a streamFloatation, rolling (saltation), suspension, solutionBackAns.
15 Ques. #12 Back This rock is different from the bedrock beneath it. Whatname is given tothis type of rock andhow did it get there?It’s a erratic - it was transported by a glacierBackAns.
16 Ques. #13 What accounts for the uneven nature of the cliff face? Back Differences in the resistance (hardness) of the rock layersBackAns.
17 What is the force driving all erosion? Ques. #14What is the force driving all erosion?GravityBackAns.
18 What term describes particles smaller than clay which may remain Ques. #15What term describes particles smaller than clay which may remainin suspension for months beforesettling?ColloidsBackAns.
19 Ques. #16 Which agent of erosion is responsible for depositing this soil?Glaciers - the particles are unsortedBackAns.
20 What is the opposite of erosion? Ques. #17What is the opposite of erosion?Uplift (mountain building - orogeny)BackAns.
21 Ques. #18 Back What kind of stream is this and what do you know about the slopeof the land where it isflowing.It is a meandering stream and the slope is nearly flat.BackAns.
22 Ques. #19 What agent of erosion has affected this area and what evidence doyou see that supportsyour conclusion?Glaciers - parallel grooves in the rockBackAns.
23 Ques. #20 What is a residual soil? Back A soil that has formed from the bedrock immediatelybeneath it.BackAns.
24 What kinds of particles will be carried by a stream moving at Ques. #21What kinds of particles will be carried by a stream moving at150 cm/sec?Pebbles and everything smallerBackAns.
25 Name 3 characteristics of particles that affect the rate at which they Ques. #22Name 3 characteristics of particlesthat affect the rate at which theysettle in still water.Size, shape, densityBackAns.
26 How long will it take for material carried in solution by a stream to Ques. #23How long will it take for materialcarried in solution by a stream tosettle out once the water stops moving?Material in solution will never settleBackAns.
27 What kind of energy is constantly decreasing during the process of Ques. #24What kind of energy is constantlydecreasing during the process oferosion?Potential energyBackAns.
28 What kind of rock is most affected by acid rain? Ques. #25What kind of rock is most affectedby acid rain?Carbonate rocks (limestone and marble)BackAns.
29 Ques. #26Name four clues that would lead you to believe an area had been subject to glacial erosion.1) Parallel grooves in rocks2) Narrow, deep lakes3) U-shaped valleys4) Unsorted sediments5) Scratched & polished rock6) ErraticsBackAns.
30 of events that formed this valley. Ques. #27Explain the sequenceof events that formed this valley.A glacier cut a U-shaped valley and after the glaciermelted a stream cut a V-shaped valley at the bottom.BackAns.
31 Ques. #28 Back At which location would a particle in this stream have the greatestkinetic energy.Location C (steepest = fastest)BackAns.
32 What are the two different kinds of glaciers? Ques. #29What are the two different kindsof glaciers?Continental and valley (Alpine)BackAns.
33 What is another term for physical weathering? Ques. #30What is another term for physical weathering?Mechanical weatheringBackAns.
34 Running water is the chief agent YOU’RE AWINNER!Running water is the chief agentof erosion on Earth