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AP Environmental Science - Running Water: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about floodplains?

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. An unconformity is:

Question 4 4. How is erosion different from weathering?

Question 5 5. If we know that a mountain has a drainage divide, then what else do we know about the mountain?

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Question 6 6. If an alluvial channel takes a winding course through a valley, it is likely which type of channel?

Question 7 7. What is the loose sedimentary material that can be deposited in stream channels called?

Question 8 8. Sea level can also be considered _____.

Question 9 9. 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 10 10. Which of the following is a process of forming bedrock channels that involves erosion from particles scraping against each other?

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Question 11 11. What is the appropriate definition of streamflow?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT an example of a local base level?

Question 13 13. What factor does NOT influence streamflow?

Question 14 14. Using the law of superposition, put the following layers in order from oldest to youngest: yellow, orange, purple, red, green, blue.

Question 15 15. In this rock formation, the Law of _____ states that the layers will be formed in a _____ manner.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream valley in the maturity stage?

Question 17 17. Which of the following terms refers to the movement of broken-down rock or soil from one place to another?

Question 18 18. 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 19 19. Which term describes loose soil and sediments that may be found covering bedrock?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT an agent of erosion?

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Question 21 21. If a meander cutoff happens within a meandering channel, what is left behind?

Question 22 22. Uniformitarianism states:

Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream with laminar streamflow?

Question 24 24. Which process enables alluvial channels to change their shape or course over time?

Question 25 25. What is the appropriate definition of a stream valley?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

Question 27 27. What happens when a stream flows into a lake?

Question 28 28. What is the appropriate term for water that falls on the ground and flows across the surface until it hits a stream?

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. 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?

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