How Rivers and Streams Affect the Earth's Surface

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River flooding can occur:

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

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

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are several important roles rivers and streams have on the earth's surface, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of those roles. Areas covered will include river flooding and sediment.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz/worksheet combo can help assess your knowledge of:

  • River flooding
  • How rivers and streams can be used
  • Ways rivers and streams flow

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet can help you practice the following skills:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding flooding and interpret it correctly
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about rivers and streams in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about sediment deposit

Additional Learning

To learn more about rivers and streams, review the accompanying lesson How Rivers and Streams Affect the Earth's Surface. This lesson will help you:

  • Understand properties of a river
  • Determine how rivers and streams affect the earth's surface
  • Identify characteristics of a flowing river
  • Explain how erosion takes place
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