Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 6: Running Water and Groundwater Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. White-water rafting is an example of an activity that would take place on a stream with:

Question 2 2. Groundwater makes up how much of Earth's LIQUID freshwater?

Question 3 3. What can rapidly moving water do better than still water?

Question 4 4. Springs are classified by:

Question 5 5. Which is a source of floods?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following terms refers to the movement of broken-down rock or soil from one place to another?

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. Sea level can also be considered _____.

Question 9 9. How deep can drilled wells go into the ground?

Question 10 10. What is the appropriate definition of a drainage basin?

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Question 11 11. Floods

Question 12 12. Where is soil moisture found?

Question 13 13. Which is NOT true about a confined aquifer?

Question 14 14. Which is NOT true about stalactites?

Question 15 15. Transpiration is the process that occurs when _____.

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about floodplains?

Question 17 17. Which best describes a storm surge?

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT an example of a local base level?

Question 19 19. What happens when a stream flows into a lake?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream valley in the maturity stage?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. What causes the water in streams with turbulent streamflow to mix between the parallel layers?

Question 23 23. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

Question 24 24. In which stage of the aging process would a stream valley have a V-shape and steep sides?

Question 25 25. Which correctly defines flood channels?

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Question 26 26. Where would you be most likely to find a seepage spring?

Question 27 27. Which type of spring will discharge the most water?

Question 28 28. What is the appropriate definition of a stream valley?

Question 29 29. Cloud formation is an example of condensation because _____.

Question 30 30. Where do we find groundwater?

Prentice Hall Earth Science Chapter 6: Running Water and Groundwater Chapter Exam Instructions

Choose your answers to the questions and click 'Next' to see the next set of questions. You can skip questions if you would like and come back to them later with the yellow "Go To First Skipped Question" button. When you have completed the practice exam, a green submit button will appear. Click it to see your results. Good luck!

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