AP Environmental Science - Running Water: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. 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 2 2. What factor does NOT influence streamflow?

Question 3 3. Which term describes loose soil and sediments that may be found covering bedrock?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT an agent of erosion?

Question 5 5. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

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Question 6 6. What happens when a stream flows into a lake?

Question 7 7. Which of the following terms refers to the movement of broken-down rock or soil from one place to another?

Question 8 8. What is the appropriate definition of a drainage basin?

Question 9 9. If a meander cutoff happens within a meandering channel, what is left behind?

Question 10 10. What causes the water in streams with turbulent streamflow to mix between the parallel layers?

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Question 11 11. Which process enables alluvial channels to change their shape or course over time?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream with laminar streamflow?

Question 13 13. An unconformity is:

Question 14 14. If an alluvial channel takes a winding course through a valley, it is likely which type of channel?

Question 15 15. Which of the following best describes bedrock?

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

Question 18 18. In which stage of the aging process would a stream valley have a V-shape and steep sides?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT an example of a local base level?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about floodplains?

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Question 21 21. What is the appropriate definition of streamflow?

Question 22 22. 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 23 23. How is erosion different from weathering?

Question 24 24. White-water rafting is an example of an activity that would take place on a stream with:

Question 25 25. If we know that a mountain has a drainage divide, then what else do we know about the mountain?

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Question 26 26. In this rock formation, the Law of _____ states that the layers will be formed in a _____ manner.

Question 27 27. The law of superposition states that in an undisturbed sequence of rock:

Question 28 28. Using the law of superposition, put the following layers in order from oldest to youngest: yellow, orange, purple, red, green, blue.

Question 29 29. The process where rocks and minerals are broken down by the elements of nature is called _____.

Question 30 30. Which of the following is a process of forming bedrock channels that involves the erosion and transport of large chunks of rocks?

AP Environmental Science - Running Water: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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