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AP Environmental Science - Running Water: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following terms refers to the movement of broken-down rock or soil from one place to another?

Question 2 2. What can rapidly moving water do better than still water?

Question 3 3. Which of the following is a process of forming bedrock channels that involves erosion from particles scraping against each other?

Question 4 4. Uniformitarianism states:

Question 5 5. 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?

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Question 6 6. What happens within the calm water of a reservoir behind a dam as time passes?

Question 7 7. If we know that a mountain has a drainage divide, then what else do we know about the mountain?

Question 8 8. If an alluvial channel takes a winding course through a valley, it is likely which type of channel?

Question 9 9. What is the loose sedimentary material that can be deposited in stream channels called?

Question 10 10. The law of superposition states that in an undisturbed sequence of rock:

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Question 11 11. What is the appropriate definition of a drainage basin?

Question 12 12. If you were flying over a mountainous region and saw a network of small, interwoven channels separated by bars of deposited sediment, what would you be looking at?

Question 13 13. Which process enables alluvial channels to change their shape or course over time?

Question 14 14. The process where rocks and minerals are broken down by the elements of nature is called _____.

Question 15 15. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about floodplains?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following best describes bedrock?

Question 17 17. The Mississippi River drainage basin is one of the largest drainage basins in the world. How many US states have a portion of their land within this drainage basin?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an agent of erosion?

Question 20 20. What is the appropriate definition of streamflow?

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Question 21 21. An unconformity is:

Question 22 22. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream valley in the maturity stage?

Question 23 23. What is the appropriate definition of a stream valley?

Question 24 24. Which term describes loose soil and sediments that may be found covering bedrock?

Question 25 25. In which stage of the aging process would a stream valley have a V-shape and steep sides?

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Question 26 26. Sea level can also be considered _____.

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT an example of a local base level?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a process of forming bedrock channels that involves the erosion and transport of large chunks of rocks?

Question 29 29. Large river systems are similar to the branching network of a tree, with many small streams connecting and leading to a larger river. The large river is considered the trunk of the tree. Where does the trunk or large river end?

Question 30 30. What happens when a stream flows into a lake?

AP Environmental Science - Running Water: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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