Water on Earth Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the thermohaline circulation?

Question 2 2. What factors are the most important driver of thermohaline circulation?

Question 3 3. Which of the following statements is TRUE concerning oceans and circulation patterns?

Question 4 4. Each of the following statements about rivers and streams is correct EXCEPT:

Question 5 5. Rivers and streams flow in which order?

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Question 6 6. River flooding can occur:

Question 7 7. Groundwater makes up how much of Earth's LIQUID freshwater?

Question 8 8. Where do we find groundwater?

Question 9 9. Where is soil moisture found?

Question 10 10. What is a glacier?

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Question 11 11. Which of the following is true about ice caps?

Question 12 12. Which of the following is true about firn?

Question 13 13. Water covers 70% of the Earth's surface. Of that, 97% of all the water on Earth comes from _____, while 3% is _____.

Question 14 14. Why is Earth called the blue planet?

Question 15 15. _____ is water that is held in the ground, but above groundwater, and can be found in the spaces between dirt particles following irrigation or rain.

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Question 16 16. How much 'new' water is made through the processes of the water cycle?

Question 17 17. Transpiration is the process that occurs when _____.

Question 18 18. What are the three main parts of the water cycle?

Question 19 19. Why are estuaries home to diverse marine life not found elsewhere?

Question 20 20. During which of the following tides do we see the tidal range between high and low tide at its maximum?

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Question 21 21. Which of these has the most influence on the tides?

Question 22 22. Which of the following terms is used to describe mature undulations occurring in open ocean waters?

Question 23 23. Which of the following labels (from left to right) correctly identify the wave features indicated in the image?

Question 24 24. Which of the following statements about the relationship between plunging breakers and spilling breakers is FALSE?

Question 25 25. Which of the following terms is used to describe large circular ocean currents that are driven mostly by the wind?

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Question 26 26. When rivers and streams deposit sediment, all of the following can be created EXCEPT:

Question 27 27. 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?

Question 28 28. Which of the following describe the process of glacier expansion?

Question 29 29. Why is the water cycle significant to Earth's habitats?

Question 30 30. Steam is an example of which part of the water cycle?

Water on Earth Chapter Exam Instructions

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