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Running Water: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Sea level can also be considered _____.

Question 2 2. In which stage of the aging process would a stream valley have a V-shape and steep sides?

Question 3 3. In this rock formation, the Law of _____ states that the layers will be formed in a _____ manner.

Question 4 4. What happens when a stream flows into a lake?

Question 5 5. What is the appropriate definition of a drainage basin?

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Question 6 6. What is the appropriate term for water that falls on the ground and flows across the surface until it hits a stream?

Question 7 7. What is the appropriate definition of a stream valley?

Question 8 8. The law of superposition states that in an undisturbed sequence of rock:

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

Question 10 10. An unconformity is:

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Question 11 11. Which term describes loose soil and sediments that may be found covering bedrock?

Question 12 12. If an alluvial channel takes a winding course through a valley, it is likely which type of channel?

Question 13 13. If you were flying over a mountainous region and saw a network of small, interwoven channels separated by bars of deposited sediment, what would you be looking at?

Question 14 14. Which process enables alluvial channels to change their shape or course over time?

Question 15 15. What factor does NOT influence streamflow?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a way that glaciers change landforms?

Question 17 17. 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 18 18. Using the law of superposition, put the following layers in order from oldest to youngest: yellow, orange, purple, red, green, blue.

Question 19 19. Which of the following is a process of forming bedrock channels that involves erosion from particles scraping against each other?

Question 20 20. Uniformitarianism states:

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Question 21 21. Which of the following is NOT an example of a local base level?

Question 22 22. What happens within the calm water of a reservoir behind a dam as time passes?

Question 23 23. 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 24 24. 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 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. Which of the following best describes bedrock?

Question 27 27. Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of a stream valley in the maturity stage?

Question 28 28. What is the appropriate definition of streamflow?

Question 29 29. If a meander cutoff happens within a meandering channel, what is left behind?

Question 30 30. Which of the following terms refers to the movement of broken-down rock or soil from one place to another?

Running Water: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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