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2. Chalk and Rock Salt are both of_________________.

  • very weak strength
  • strong strength
  • very strong strength
  • medium strength

3. When referring to slope strength, strength defined as:

  • the ability to resist deformation and fracture without significant failure
  • the ability to to withstand both normal and shear stress
  • the ability to withstand stress and friction without deformation

4. A group term for the removal of material laying bare on the earths surface, is which of the following:

  • Erosion
  • Denudation
  • Weathering
  • Mass movement

5. Rock fragments hitting off one an other and breaking off fragments is described as which type of erosion?

  • Solution
  • Hydrological action
  • Abrasion
  • Salation

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