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5 Matching questions

  1. permeability
  2. placer deposit
  3. primary treatement
  4. alluvial fan
  5. water table
  1. a ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through its open spaces, or pores
  2. b upper surface of underground water; the upper boundary of the zone of saturation
  3. c fan-shaped mass of material deposited by a stream when the slope of the land decreases sharply
  4. d dirty water is passed through a large screen to catch solid objects, such as paper, rags, and bottle caps
  5. e minerals are sometimes deposited at places in a river where the current slows down

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. rock that stops the flow of water
  2. measure of the change in elevation over a certain distance
  3. the downward movement of water through pores and other spaces in soil due to gravity
  4. percentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that consists of open spaces
  5. fan-shaped mass of material deposited at the mouth of a stream

5 True/False questions

  1. depositionprocess in which material is laid down

          

  2. frictionthe process by which wind, water, ice or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another

          

  3. erosionthe process by which wind, water, ice or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another

          

  4. thermal pollutionincrease in water temperature

          

  5. water cyclethe continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosphere to the land and back to the ocean

          

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