Trivia Quiz On Water Resources

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The trivia quiz below is designed to test your knowledge on water resources. Water is one of the most important needs for living things, and this is because it supports life itself. See how much you know about water resources by answering the questions as best as you can.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Arrangement of channels that is determined by slope
  • 2. 
    Every stream has a _________ ranging in size from tiny to vast.
  • 3. 
    If load stream exceeds its capacity sediments accumulate 
  • 4. 
    Is the general term for the clay, silt, and sand transport by running water
  • 5. 
    Coarser material that are dragged along the bed of a stream
  • 6. 
    Fine grained, clastic particles (bits and pieces of rock) physically held aloft in the stream, which the finest particles held in suspension until the stream velocity slows to near zero
  • 7. 
    Is the science of water.
  • 8. 
    More sediment than water, becomes a maze of inter connected channels
  • 9. 
    On either side of banks most streams, develop as by products of flooding.
  • 10. 
    Process where rock particles grind and carve the steam bed
  • 11. 
    Seperated drainage basins
  • 12. 
    Snake like process from weaving across the landscape
  • 13. 
    Solution of a stream especially the chemical solution derived from minerals such as limestone or from soluble salts.
  • 14. 
    Stream related processes
  • 15. 
    Streams produce fluvial erosion, which supplies weathered sediment for _______ to new locations, were it is laid down
  • 16. 
    The depositional plain formed at the mouth of a river . triangular shape
  • 17. 
    The flat, low-lying area along a stream channel that is subjected to recurrent flooding is a ________.
  • 18. 
    The inner portion of the meaner experiences the slowest water velocity and forms a ____________ deposit. 
  • 19. 
    When the former meander becomes isolated from the rest of the river.
  • 20. 
    Where salt and fresh water meet.
  • 21. 
    Work of water moving materials through the exertion of pressure and shearing force
  • 22. 
    The outer portion of each meandering curve is subject to the fastest water velocity and be the site of a steep _______ .
  • 23. 
    When the longitudinal profile of a stream shows an abrupt change in gradient, such as of a water fall or an area of rapids,  the point of interruption is a ___________. 
  • 24. 
    Where its laid down is a _______ process
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