Denudational Process - SS3 Geography Past Questions & Answers - page 1

1

Which of the following is a type of weathering that involves the physical breakdown of rocks without changing their chemical composition?

A

Chemical weathering

B

Biological weathering

C

Mechanical weathering

D

Creep

CORRECT OPTION: c
2

What weathering process is primarily responsible for the rusting of iron?

A

Physical weathering

B

Chemical weathering

C

Biological weathering

D

Mass movement

CORRECT OPTION: b
3

Mudslides are often triggered by:

A

High temperatures

B

Earthquakes

C

Strong winds

D

Volcanic eruptions

CORRECT OPTION: b
4

In which climate is chemical weathering more prevalent?

A

Cold and dry

B

Hot and dry

C

Hot and humid

D

Cold and humid

CORRECT OPTION: c
5

What type of rock is generally more resistant to weathering?

A

Igneous

B

Sedimentary

C

Metamorphic

D

All rocks weather equally

CORRECT OPTION: a
6

Which factor influences weathering related to the slope and shape of the land?

A

Climate

B

Human activity

C

Topography

D

Vegetation

CORRECT OPTION: c
7

What factor can accelerate weathering and cause chemical erosion of rocks and buildings?

A

Climate

B

Human activity

C

Topography

D

Rock type

CORRECT OPTION: b
8

Which of the following is a type of mass movement that involves slow, continuous soil movement?

A

Landslide

B

Rockfall

C

Mudslide

D

Creep

CORRECT OPTION: d
9

Which of the following factors does NOT significantly affect weathering?

A

Time

B

Human activity

C

Mineral composition

D

Topography

CORRECT OPTION: c
10

How does vegetation contribute to weathering?

A

By accelerating physical weathering

B

By reducing chemical weathering

C

By releasing acids that chemically weather rocks

D

By increasing the rock's resistance to weathering

CORRECT OPTION: c
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