5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- oxbow lake
- a The cresent-shaped, cutoff body of water that remains after a river carves a new channel.
- b Materials that allow water to easily pass through them, such as sand and gravel.
- c The particles of rock and soil that are moved by water or wind, resulting in erosion and deposition.
- d The process by which fragments of soil and rock are broken off from the ground surface and carried away.
- e A place where groundwater bubbles or flows out of cracks in the rocks.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A well in which water rises because of pressure within the aquifer.
- A tiny opening in and between particles of rock and soil which may contain air or water.
- A broad, flat valley through which a river flows.
- A smaller stream or river that feeds into a main river.
- An area of land that is covered with a shallow layer of water during some or all of the year.
5 True/False Questions
impermeable → Materials that allow water to easily pass through them, such as sand and gravel.
saturated zone → A layer of rock and soil above the water table in which the pores contain air as well as water.
water table → Materials through which water does not easily pass, such as clay and granite.
geyser → A long ridge formed by deposits of sediments alongside a river channel.
watershed → The land area that supplies water to a river system.