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2. In the movement of material Weathering means:

  • the bouncing of rock material along a sea bed
  • the in situ wearing away of material
  • the process of rock knocking against one an other

3. Which of the following is not a very strong type of rock?

  • Grabbo
  • Sandstone
  • Dolerite
  • Basalt
  • Quartzite

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

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

5. Is a slump or a slid driven by shear movement?

  • Slid
  • slump


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