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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 31

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Question 1:


a) soil characteristics
b) type of vegetation cover
c) slope of surface
d) air temperature
e) The rate depends on all of these factors.

Question 2:


a) faster
b) slower
c) no different
d) more measurable
e) less measurable

Question 3:


a) runoff
b) velocity
c) discharge
d) infiltration rate
e) flow rate

Question 4:


a) zone of aeration
b) zone of saturation
c) vadose zone
d) hydro scopic zone
e) zone of hydration

Question 5:


a) Mudstone
b) Shale
c) Granite
d) Basalt
e) Limestone

Question 6:


a) zone of aeration
b) vadose zone
c) phreatic zone
d) lower aquiclude
e) upper hydration zone

Question 7:


a) Water managers
b) Hydraulic civilizations
c) Irrigation farmers
d) Hydro planners
e) Irrigation civilizations

Question 8:


a) 2
b) 5
c) 10
d) 20
e) 40

Question 9:


a) the difference in elevation between two points along the stream course
b) the higher the elevation the greater the slope rating
c) the stream’s rate of flow at the fastest point
d) the stream’s rate of flow at the slowest point
e) any grade under 45 degrees

Question 10:


a) away from the bank or shoreline
b) right at the bottom
c) in the centre of the channel just below the surface
d) water moves at the same speed in all parts of the stream
e) right at the surface

Question 11:


a) hydrometer
b) water graph
c) hydrograph
d) stream flow graph
e) discharge graph

Question 12:


a) soil type
b) vegetation cover
c) soil moisture
d) freezing and thawing
e) All of the above.

Question 13:


a) 30
b) 20
c) 10
d) 0.03
e) 0.001

Question 14:


a) hydrology
b) limnology
c) ecology
d) biology
e) hydrostatic studies

Question 15:


a) Oligotrophic lake
b) Mesotrophic lake
c) Eutrophic lake
d) Hypertrophic lake
e) Aquatic lake

Question 16:


a) True
b) False

Question 17:


a) True
b) False

Question 18:


a) True
b) False

Question 19:


a) True
b) False

Question 20:


a) True
b) False

Question 21:


a) True
b) False