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Write Whether the Statement Are True Or False. Correct the Incorrect One. the Breaking Down of Rocks into Smaller Particles is Called Weathering. - Geography and Economics

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True or False

Write whether the statement are true or false. Correct the incorrect one.

The breaking down of rocks into smaller particles is called weathering.

Options

  • True 

  • False 

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Solution

True

Explanation

Weathering is the disintegration, breaking down and decomposition of components in the earth’s crust through the action of natural or other agents. Weathering can occur due to exposure to the earth’s atmosphere. Weathering is controlled and determined by various factors like temperature, rainfall, vegetation and movements of other components in the earth’s crust. Weathering can be mechanical, chemical or biological.

Concept: Exogenetic Processes
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Balbharati Social Science Geography 9th Standard Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Exogenetic Movements Part-1
Exercise | Q 2.4 | Page 29
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