Earth Science Test #3

26 Questions  I  By An_losoya on November 15, 2011

  
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1.  The largest reservoir of freshwater that is available to humans is ____________. 
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2.  The single most important agent sculpturing Earth's land surface is _________.
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3.  Raising a stream's base level will cause the stream to ____________. 
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4.  Along a stream meander, the maximum velocity of water occurs ____________. 
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5.  The function of artificial levees built along a river is to control ____________. 
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6.  During periods when rain does not fall, rivers are sustained by ____________. 
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7.  Which one of the following would least likely be found in a wide valley?
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8.  Along straight stretches, the highest water velocities in a river are near the ____________ of the channel, just below the surface. 
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9.  The combined effects of mass wasting and ____________ produce stream valleys. 
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10.  Which one of the following is a measure of a material's ability to transmit water through interconnected pore spaces? 
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11.  In a typical stream, where gradient is steep, discharge is ____________. 
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12.  Drawdown of a well creates a roughly conical lowering of the water table called the cone of ____________. 
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13.  Most streams carry the largest part of their load ____________. 
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14.  The great majority of hot springs and geysers in the United States are found in the ____________. 
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15.  Whenever the water table intersects the ground surface, a natural flow of water, called a(n) ____________, results. 
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16.  How many types of faults are there?
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17.  On which type of wall can you stand on?
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18.  What is a dip?
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19.  A strike is?
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20.  A fault scarp is?
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21.  What type of fault is when its sideways movement due to a shear?
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22.  Which fault is stretching and the hanging wall moves down relative to footwall?
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23.  What type of fault is where sqeezing occurs and the hanging wall moves up the hanging wall?
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24.  What fault is vertical movement?
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25.  An Oblique Slip is when___________________________?
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26.  When cooling of igneous rock occurs this is called expansion.
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