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5 Matching questions

  1. friction
  2. precipitation
  3. dam
  4. watershed
  5. turbidity
  1. a force that causes moving objects to slow down
  2. b one type of barrier that can be built to help control flooding
  3. c measure of the concentration of particles suspended in water
  4. d area of land that is drained by a water system; drainage basin
  5. e rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls from clouds onto the earth's land and oceans

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. path that a stream follows
  2. ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through its open spaces, or pores
  3. human-made hole that is deeper that the level of the water table
  4. takes place when water vapor cools and changes into water droplets that form clouds in the atomosphere. water loses energy during condensation
  5. the continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosphere to the land and back to the ocean

5 True/False questions

  1. percolationthe downward movement of water through pores and other spaces in soil due to gravity

          

  2. tributarystream that flows into a lake or into a larger stream

          

  3. water tablethe continuous movement of water from the ocean to the atmosphere to the land and back to the ocean

          

  4. placer depositpercentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that consists of open spaces

          

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

          

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