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Chapter 12 Quiz

Date: _________________________
Chapter 12 Quiz
1. The change in the physical form or chemical composition of rock
materials__________________ at the earth’s surface is called
_______________________. There are two types of this
process:_______________________________ and ___________________________.
2. What type of weathering is ice wedging? Describe how it occurs and in which climates it
is likely to be found.
3. Describe one type of Chemical Weathering and how it occurs.
4. Name AND describe at least three factors that affect weathering rates. If drawing and
labeling pictures of our lab will help, feel free.
5. Discuss two factors that strongly influence the type of soils you might find in an area and