Coastal Weathering and Erosion

1. What happens in Freeze-Thaw Weathering?

  • Water gets into cracks. Erodes the rock repeatedly until rock breaks apart
  • Water moves the rocks out of its paces by freezing underneath until it becomes ice then rock forced out of placed due to pressure applied.
  • Water gets into cracked rocks. Water freezes and expands, puts pressure on rock. Waters Thaws, contracts, releases pressure on rock. Repeated freezing and thawing widens cracks, rock breaks.
  • Water freezes and condenses rock. Pressure applied to rock. Water coast rock and freezes with the rock. When heat is applied, rock with ice breaks.
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Other questions in this quiz

2. True or False: Destructive Waves carry out erosional processes?

  • True
  • False

3. Select the correct three types of erosion?

  • Hydraulic Power, Abrasion, Attrition
  • Hydraulic Power, Abrasion, Freeze-Thaw
  • Mass Movement, Abrasion, Attrition
  • Hydraulic Power,Thermal Erosion, Attrition

4. What creates "Weak Carbonic Acid" during Carbonation Weathering?

  • Calcium Carbonate
  • Water freezing over time
  • Carbon Dioxide dissolved in rainwater
  • Rocks dissolving into the sea

5. State the name of the type of Mass Movement that "shifts in a straight line"?

  • Straight Rock
  • Rock Formation
  • Slides
  • Rockfalls


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