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Online Quiz 2
This is a quiz on Chapters 3 & 4 to be completed and submitted by deadline Sunday midnight (April 11, 2010). You have threeattempts only. Any further attempts after the first three will be disregarded. Make sure you record your score aftercompletion. Also understand that as soon as you enter your name and givenpassword, quiz will begin as there are no further instructions. Do your best to answer all questions. Good luck!

  
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1.  Which one of the following is a measure of a material's ability to transmit water through interconnected pore spaces?
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2.  The single most important agent sculpturing Earth's land surface is ____________.
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3.  During periods when rain does not fall, rivers are sustained by ____________.
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4.  Which one of the following would least likely be found in a wide valley?
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5.  The downslope movement of material under the direct influence of gravity is called ____________.
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6.  Raising a stream's base level will cause the stream to ____________.
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7.  The all-embracing term for sediments of glacial origin is ____________.
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8.  Desert streams that carry water only in response to specific episodes of rainfall are said to be ____________.
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9.  The thickest and most extensive loess deposits occur in western and northern ____________.
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10.  Most of the major glacial episodes during the Ice Age occurred during a division of the geologic time scale called the ____________ epoch.
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11.  The dry regions in the lower latitudes coincide with zones of air pressure called the ____________.
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12.  Materials that have been deposited directly by a glacier are called ____________.
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13.  Loose, undisturbed particles assume a stable slope called the angle of ____________.
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14.  Glacial troughs that have become deep, steep-sided inlets of the sea are called ____________.
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15.  The largest reservoir of freshwater that is available to humans is ____________.
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16.  Along straight stretches, the highest water velocities in a river are near the ____________ of the channel, just below the surface.
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17.  A broad, ramp-like surface of stratified drift built adjacent to the downstream edge of most end moraines is called a(n) ____________.
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18.  The combined effects of ____________ and running water produce stream valleys.
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19.  The end moraine that marks the farthest advance of a glacier is called the ____________ moraine.
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20.  The ____________ drainage of arid regions is characterized by intermittent streams that do not flow out of the desert to the ocean.
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