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The tendency of particles of a substance to stick together due to intermolecular forces. Friction b. Cohesion c. Inertia d. lubricant 12. _____...



11. The tendency of particles of a substance to stick together due to intermolecular forces.


a. Friction 

b. Cohesion 

c. Inertia 

d. lubricant 



12. _____ forms talus over time.


a. Mudflow 

b. Creep 

c. rockfall 

d. slump 


13. _____ flows over frozen layers of earth


a. Creep 

b. Solifluction 

c. Permafrost 

d. debris flow 


14. An event that upsets the balance between gravity and resisting factors, causing the slope to fail.


a. Cohesion 

b. Inertia 

c. Trigger 

d. debris flow 


15. _____occurs when support at slope bottom fails.


a. slump 

b. landslide 

c. earth flow 

d. avalanche 



16. _____ contains water saturated dirt and flows like a liquid downslope.


a. Creep 

b. Fall 

c. mud flow 

d. avalanche 


17. A (an) _______ tumbles down picking up speed and more material as it travels.


a. mud flow 

b. creep 

c. slump 

d. avalanche  


18. A _____ occurs when the layers at the top of a slope fail and can be slow to rapid in speed.


a. Slide 

b. Slump 

c. Creep 

d. debris flow 


19. A (an) _______ is saturated soil that flows under sod when the underlying layer is not frozen.


a. earth flow 

b. permafrost 

c. avalanche 

d. slide 


20. One sign of ______ is bowed trees.


a. Fall 

b. creep 

c. solifluction 

d. avalanche 




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11. (b) cohesion 12. (c) rockfall 13. (b) Solifluction 14. (c)... View the full answer

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