Weathering And Erosion Quiz Questions

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  • 1. 
    U-shaped valleys and parallel grooves in bedrock are characteristics of erosion by
    • A. 

      Mass movement

    • B. 

      Wave action

    • C. 

      Running water

    • D. 

      Glacial ice

  • 2. 
    What elevation and bedrock structure are generally found in the Catskills?
    • A. 

      Low elevation and horizontal sedimentary bedrock structure

    • B. 

      High elevation and horizontal sedimentary bedrock structure

    • C. 

      Low elevation and folded metamorphic bedrock structure

    • D. 

      High elevation and folded metamorphic bedrock structure

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  • 6. 
    Base your answers to this question on the diagram of the water cycle below. Letter A represents a process in the water cycle. Points X and Y represent locations on Earth’s surface. The process represented by A is
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      Precipitation

    • B. 

      Transpiration

    • C. 

      Condensation

    • D. 

      Saturation

  • 7. 
    Base your answers to this question on the diagram of the water cycle below. Letter A represents a process in the water cycle. Points X and Y represent locations on Earth’s surface. Rainwater will enter the ground at X if the ground is
    • A. 

      Saturated and permeable

    • B. 

      Saturated and impermeable

    • C. 

      Unsaturated and permeable

    • D. 

      Unsaturated and impermeable

  • 8. 
    Base your answers to this question on the diagram of the water cycle below. Letter A represents a process in the water cycle. Points X and Y represent locations on Earth’s surface. The amount of runoff at Y will increase as the
    • A. 

      Slope of the land decreases

    • B. 

      Porosity of the soil increases

    • C. 

      Evaporation rate exceeds the infiltration rate

    • D. 

      Precipitation rate exceeds the infiltration rate

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  • 14. 
    What is the minimum water velocity needed in a stream to maintain the transportation of the smallest boulder?
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      100 cm/sec

    • B. 

      200 cm/sec

    • C. 

      300 cm/sec

    • D. 

      500 cm/sec

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