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Flowing Water Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which term describes loose soil and sediments that may be found covering bedrock?

Question 2 2. Which of the following best describes bedrock?

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. What happens when a stream flows into a lake?

Question 5 5. What happens within the calm water of a reservoir behind a dam as time passes?

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Question 6 6. Sea level can also be considered _____.

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream with laminar streamflow?

Question 8 8. White-water rafting is an example of an activity that would take place on a stream with:

Question 9 9. What causes the water in streams with turbulent streamflow to mix between the parallel layers?

Question 10 10. 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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Question 11 11. What is the appropriate term for water that falls on the ground and flows across the surface until it hits a stream?

Question 12 12. If we know that a mountain has a drainage divide, then what else do we know about the mountain?

Question 13 13. Uniformitarianism states:

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

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream valley in the maturity stage?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about floodplains?

Question 19 19. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

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

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. If an alluvial channel takes a winding course through a valley, it is likely which type of channel?

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

Question 24 24. What is the loose sedimentary material that can be deposited in stream channels called?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a process of forming bedrock channels that involves the erosion and transport of large chunks of rocks?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following is NOT an example of a local base level?

Question 27 27. What factor does NOT influence streamflow?

Question 28 28. 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 29 29. The law of superposition states that in an undisturbed sequence of rock:

Question 30 30. What is the appropriate definition of a stream valley?

Flowing Water Chapter Exam Instructions

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