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Intro to Earth's Hydrosphere Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. How are humans threatening estuaries?

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Question 2 2. In what way do estuaries provide an environmental service?

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Question 3 3. Which of the following best describes glacial deposition?

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Question 4 4. Which of the following terms is used to describe the mixture of unsorted sediment deposits carried by a glacier?

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Question 5 5. Flood plains have rich soil because of:

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Question 6 6. Rivers begin as water from:

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Question 7 7. What are barrier islands?

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Question 8 8. Which of the following lead to an increase in the size of barrier islands?

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Question 9 9. Where is soil moisture found?

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Question 10 10. Bob was digging into the ground for water. He dug down for a little while, and eventually he hit a depth where the hole filled with water at the bottom. What boundary did Bob cross right before his hole filled with water at the bottom?

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Question 11 11. When the last glacial period was its apex, which of the following modern-day cities would NOT have been covered by thick walls of ice?

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Question 12 12. The recession of the most recent period of intense glaciation coincided with the discovery and implementation of what human tool?

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Question 13 13. A crater lake is made from

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Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT a type of lake:

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Question 15 15. The hydrologic cycle is also known as which one of the following?

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Question 16 16. Where is most of Earth's water located?

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Question 17 17. What is a recessed body of water along a shoreline called?

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Question 18 18. Identify the answer choice that correctly describes the difference between a headland and a spit.

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Question 19 19. There are many large formations of snow and ice that would not be considered glaciers. What is a key factor that leads to classification as a glacier?

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Question 20 20. The process of calving occurs when chunks of tidewater glaciers break off into the ocean and form _____.

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Question 21 21. Which of the following describes a deep inlet of the sea almost surrounded by land, with a narrow mouth?

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Question 22 22. The following world map contains a dot. In which ocean is that dot located?

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Question 23 23. Which of the following is NOT a reason animals thrive in estuaries?

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Question 24 24. Which term is used to describe piles of till deposited at the farthest point that a past glacier reached?

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Question 25 25. Which of these is NOT a reason people settled by rivers:

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Question 26 26. Which of the following describes the spit accretion theory?

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Question 27 27. Where is most of Earth's LIQUID freshwater?

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Question 28 28. How long did the most recent glacial period last?

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Question 29 29. The Dead Sea is

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Question 30 30. Which of the following is NOT a natural reservoir for water?

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Intro to Earth's Hydrosphere Chapter Exam Instructions

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