Base Level of a Stream: Definition & Effect on Erosion


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Sea level can also be considered _____.

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1. What can rapidly moving water do better than still water?

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In order to pass this multiple-choice quiz, you'll need to answer questions about topics like sea level, local base levels and the effects of running or flowing water. Your quiz will be scored as soon as you finish.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Be sure you can correctly answer questions on the following:

  • Another term for sea level
  • What rapidly moving water does better than still water
  • Common examples of a local base level
  • The effect of a stream flowing into a lake
  • What happens in calm water behind a dam over time

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the base level of a stream and its effect on erosion
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding local and ultimate base levels and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about running water

Additional Learning

Continue studying the lesson titled Base Level of a Stream: Definition & Effect on Erosion for further details. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Types and examples of base levels
  • Erosion caused by water
  • Water velocity