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Question 1 1. When waves break down a sea cliff, pick up and carry the debris, and dump on the shore forming a beach, what processes are happening, and in what order are they happening?

Question 2 2. Which of the following is a process of forming bedrock channels that involves the erosion and transport of large chunks of rocks?

Question 3 3. What is the appropriate definition of a stream valley?

Question 4 4. The process where rocks and minerals are broken down by the elements of nature is called _____.

Question 5 5. White-water rafting is an example of an activity that would take place on a stream with:

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Question 6 6. Which of the following best describes bedrock?

Question 7 7. Sea level can also be considered _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT an agent of erosion?

Question 9 9. What is the appropriate term for water that falls on the ground and flows across the surface until it hits a stream?

Question 10 10. What is described as the rate of energy loss on a channel bed that can lead to erosion?

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Question 11 11. What happens within the calm water of a reservoir behind a dam as time passes?

Question 12 12. What factor does NOT influence streamflow?

Question 13 13. How is erosion different from weathering?

Question 14 14. What can rapidly moving water do better than still water?

Question 15 15. What is the loose sedimentary material that can be deposited in stream channels called?

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Question 16 16. In this rock formation, the Law of _____ states that the layers will be formed in a _____ manner.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about floodplains?

Question 18 18. An unconformity is:

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream valley in the maturity stage?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT an example of a local base level?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is a process of forming bedrock channels that involves erosion from particles scraping against each other?

Question 22 22. What is the appropriate definition of a drainage basin?

Question 23 23. Which process enables alluvial channels to change their shape or course over time?

Question 24 24. If an alluvial channel takes a winding course through a valley, it is likely which type of channel?

Question 25 25. If a meander cutoff happens within a meandering channel, what is left behind?

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Question 26 26. Uniformitarianism states:

Question 27 27. Using the law of superposition, put the following layers in order from oldest to youngest: yellow, orange, purple, red, green, blue.

Question 28 28. What happens when a stream flows into a lake?

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

Question 30 30. In which stage of the aging process would a stream valley have a V-shape and steep sides?

Running Water Lesson Plans Chapter Exam Instructions

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