Gradation and Types

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  • Q1

    The reaction of carbonate and bicarbonate with minerals is called

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    carbonation.

    Explanation:

    Carbonation is the reaction of carbonate and bicarbonate with minerals and is a common process helping the breaking down of feldspars and carbonate minerals.

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  • Q2

    All the movements either within or on the earth’s surface are caused due to

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    Gradient.

    Explanation:

    All the movements are due to gradients- from higher levels to lower levels, high pressure to low pressure areas, etc.

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  • Q3

    The capacity of rocks to allow water to pass through it is called

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    porosity.

    Explanation:

    Porosity and permeability are two of the primary factors that control the movement and storage of fluids in rocks and sediments. They are intrinsic characteristics of these geologic materials. The exploitation of natural resources, such as groundwater and petroleum, is partly dependent on the properties of porosity and permeability.

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  • Q4

    Denudation process like erosion and transportation are controlled by

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    kinetic energy.

    Explanation:

    Kinetic Energy is the energy of motion. Wherever it is high (fast water), a lot of erosion and transportation takes place and if it is low, deposition is there.

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  • Q5

    An example of an exogenic process is

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    weathering.

    Explanation:

    Exogenic processes are acting at the surface of the earth, primarily driven by solar energy. Weathering is an action of elements of weather and climate over the earth.

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