← Water - Chapter 2 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- unsaturated zone
- 2 ways to control a flood
- oxbow lake
- a A type of hot spring in which the water is under pressure and bursts periodically into the air.
- b The cresent-shaped, cutoff body of water that remains after a river carves a new channel.
- c New water that enters an aquifer from the surface.
- d A layer of rock and soil above the water table in which the pores contain air as well as water.
- e Dams and levees.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Where people retreive water from below the water table after drilling into the ground.
- A looping curve formed in a river as it winds through its flood plain.
- A wetland that holds acidic water.
- The area of sediment deposits that build up near a river's mouth.
- A tiny opening in and between particles of rock and soil which may contain air or water.
5 True/False Questions
erosion → The process by which fragments of soil and rock are broken off from the ground surface and carried away.
artesian well → Where people retreive water from below the water table after drilling into the ground.
swamp → A barrier across a river that may redirect the flow of a river to other channels or store the water in an artificial lake.
levee → A long ridge formed by deposits of sediments alongside a river channel.
aquifer → An underground layer of rock or soil that holds water.