Running Bodies of Water Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What factor does NOT influence streamflow?

Question 2 2. What is the appropriate term for water that falls on the ground and flows across the surface until it hits a stream?

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

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

Question 7 7. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

Question 8 8. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream valley in the maturity stage?

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

Question 10 10. If a meander cutoff happens within a meandering channel, what is left behind?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream with laminar streamflow?

Question 12 12. Which term describes loose soil and sediments that may be found covering bedrock?

Question 13 13. Uniformitarianism states:

Question 14 14. What is the loose sedimentary material that can be deposited in stream channels called?

Question 15 15. What happens when a stream flows into a lake?

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Question 16 16. The process where rocks and minerals are broken down by the elements of nature is called _____.

Question 17 17. How is erosion different from weathering?

Question 18 18. If an alluvial channel takes a winding course through a valley, it is likely which type of channel?

Question 19 19. What is described as the rate of energy loss on a channel bed that can lead to erosion?

Question 20 20. Sea level can also be considered _____.

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

Question 24 24. In this rock formation, the Law of _____ states that the layers will be formed in a _____ manner.

Question 25 25. Which of the following is NOT an agent of erosion?

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Question 26 26. The law of superposition states that in an undisturbed sequence of rock:

Question 27 27. Which of the following is a FALSE statement about floodplains?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is a process of forming bedrock channels that involves the erosion and transport of large chunks of rocks?

Question 29 29. An unconformity is:

Question 30 30. What can rapidly moving water do better than still water?

Running Bodies of Water Chapter Exam Instructions

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