Water: The Active River

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Science quiz about rivers.


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  • 1. 
    ____________ the process by which soil and sediment are transported from one place to another. a.       Channel b.      Water cycle c.       Divide d.      Tributary e.      Erosion f.        Load g.       Watershed
  • 2. 
    A _________ is the path that a stream follows. a.       Channel b.      Water cycle c.       Divide d.      Tributary e.      Erosion f.        Load g.       Watershed
  • 3. 
    ______ is the process by which water moves through the atmosphere and back to Earth's surface. a.       Channel b.      Water cycle c.       Divide d.      Tributary e.      Erosion f.        Load g.       Watershed
  • 4. 
    The area of land that is drained by a river system. a.       Channel b.      Water cycle c.       Divide d.      Tributary e.      Erosion f.        Load g.       Watershed
  • 5. 
    What streams carry. a.       Channel b.      Water cycle c.       Divide d.      Tributary e.      Erosion f.        Load g.       Watershed
  • 6. 
    The area of higher ground between watersheds.  a.       Channel b.      Water cycle c.       Divide d.      Tributary e.      Erosion f.        Load g.       Watershed
  • 7. 
    A stream that flows into a river. a.       Channel b.      Water cycle c.       Divide d.      Tributary e.      Erosion f.        Load g.       Watershed
  • 8. 
    What powers the water cycle?
    • A. 

      Rain and snow

    • B. 

      Ocean currents

    • C. 

      Springs and wells

    • D. 

      Sun's energy

  • 9. 
    Besides gradient and load, what else affects stream erosion?
    • A. 

      Discharge

    • B. 

      Height of divide

    • C. 

      Number of tributaries

    • D. 

      Channel length

  • 10. 
    What kind of river has a wide, flat floodplain and many bends where it deposits rock and soil?
    • A. 

      A youthful river

    • B. 

      A mature river

    • C. 

      An old river

    • D. 

      A rejuvenated river

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