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5 Matching questions

  1. alluvial fan
  2. channel
  3. stalactites
  4. friction
  5. discharge
  1. a amount of water that a stream or river carries in a given amount of time
  2. b force that causes moving objects to slow down
  3. c fan-shaped mass of material deposited by a stream when the slope of the land decreases sharply
  4. d path that a stream follows
  5. e sharp, icicle-shaped features that form on cave ceilings

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. percentage of the total volume of a rock or sediment that consists of open spaces
  2. ability of a rock or sediment to let fluids pass through its open spaces, or pores
  3. area of land that is drained by a water system; drainage basin
  4. one type of barrier that can be built to help control flooding
  5. the process by which wind, water, ice or gravity transports soil and sediment from one location to another

5 True/False questions

  1. gradientmeasure of the change in elevation over a certain distance

          

  2. secondary treatmentdirty water is passed through a large screen to catch solid objects, such as paper, rags, and bottle caps

          

  3. turbiditymeasure of the concentration of particles suspended in water

          

  4. dissolved exygenoxygen dissolved in water

          

  5. artesian springfan-shaped mass of material deposited by a stream when the slope of the land decreases sharply