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Task Cards Weathering, Erosion, and Deposition

Quiz by Dawn Tate

Grade 4
Science (2020-present)
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)

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  • Q1
    Which is an example of a slow change to Earth's surface?
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    D: Earthquake
    A: Erosion
    B: Volcano
    C: Landslide
  • Q2
    The build up of land by the settlement of sediment and soil in a new location is __________.
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    A: weathering.
    C: glacier.
    B: erosion.
    D: deposition.
  • Q3
    This is a picture of a canyon. What natural force is responsible for creating this chang to Earth's surface?
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    B: Water moving
    C: Freezing of ice
    A: Wind blowing
    D: Rocks rubbing together
  • Q4
    How does ice cause weathering?
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    B: By staying in one spot
    A: By breaking rocks
    D: Ice can't cause weathering
    C: By carrying sediment
  • Q5
    The breakdown of solid materials into smaller pieces by water and other natural events is _________.
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    D: a volcano
    A: erosion
    B: deposition
    C: weathering
  • Q6
    How did the cliff in the picute form?
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    A: Wind hit the rock and weathered it.
    D: Waves hit the cliff and weathered and eroded the sediments.
    B: The cliff grew like that
    C: Snow eroded the cliff.
  • Q7
    How long does it take to see the effects of weathering, erosion, and deposition?
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    A: One day
    D: A year
    B: Many years
    C: A month
  • Q8
    The movement of sediments from one place to another is _____________.
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    C: erosion
    B: deposition
    A: weathering
    D: an earthquake
  • Q9
    How did these sand dunes form?
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    C: Water moved the sand
    B: An earthquake moved the sand
    A: Loose sand being blown by the wind.
    D: A volcano will soon erupt
  • Q10
    Small particles of sand, soil, shells, pieces of rocks and minerals, and organic matter deposited by wind, water, or ice is ______________.
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    B: a glacier
    A: a sand dune
    D: sediment
    C: deposition
  • Q11
    What are the four agents of erosion?
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    A: Wind, water, sand, grass
    C: Gravity, ice, mountains, weathering
    B: Water, ice, gravity, mountains
    D: Wind, water, ice, gravity
  • Q12
    How does a glacier change a mountain?
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  • Q13
    The picture shows a delta. Where do deltas form?
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    B: At the mouth of the river
    A: At the beginning of the river
    D: In the mountains
    C: In the middle of the ocean
  • Q14
    A delta forms because __________________________.
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    D: there are more trees.
    A: the river slows down and drops sediments.
    B: the water changes temperature.
    C: the water becomes too salty.
  • Q15
    Where might you find rocks that are smooth and round?
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    D: In a fast flowing river
    B: On a mountain top
    C: In a glacier
    A: In a volcano

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