Runoff & Infiltration: Definition & Process

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How are permeability and porosity different?

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1. Which statement is NOT true about evaporation?

2. Runoff occurs when:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These assessment tools will test your knowledge of runoff and infiltration. The questions focus on several topics, including the water cycle and evaporation.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz tests you on the following:

  • Term for the speed at which water infiltrates soil
  • Characteristics of evaporation
  • Catalyst for runoff
  • Term for the movement of soil particles by water

Skills Practiced

You will practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Earth science lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the water cycle
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding process runoff and infiltration and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how much water soil can hold

Additional Learning

When you complete the quiz, go to the lesson Runoff & Infiltration: Definition & Process to further improve your knowledge. The lesson covers the following information:

  • Understand the water cycle
  • Explain the rate of infiltration
  • Relate infiltration to runoff
  • Describe porosity and permeability
  • Walk through the effects of runoffs
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