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Physical Geography: The Global Environment, Second Edition - Unit 32

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Question 1:


a) fluvial area
b) drainage basin
c) lithology
d) divide
e) base level

Question 2:


a) transportation
b) degradation
c) pressure gradation
d) aggradation
e) streams perform all of these functions

Question 3:


a) Abrasion
b) Solution
c) Hydraulic action
d) Infiltration
e) a, b, and c

Question 4:


a) traction
b) saltation
c) suspension
d) solution
e) extrusion

Question 5:


a) traction
b) saltation
c) suspension
d) solution
e) scouring

Question 6:


a) base level
b) floodplain
c) water table
d) channel
e) crust level

Question 7:


a) streams
b) glaciers
c) slides
d) volcanoes
e) oceans

Question 8:


a) hydro absorption
b) infiltration capacity
c) hydro capacity
d) fluvial rate
e) fluvial capacity

Question 9:


a) slopes
b) slides
c) streams
d) lakes
e) basins

Question 10:


a) flux
b) stagnation
c) minimum flow rate
d) entropy
e) calm

Question 11:


a) a hydro current
b) erosion
c) solution
d) abrasion action
e) hydraulic action

Question 12:


a) clear
b) turbid
c) murky
d) sandy
e) foggy

Question 13:


a) 10
b) 2.1–3.1
c) 5–7
d) 1.5–1.6
e) .5–.9

Question 14:


a) 1/2
b) 1/3
c) 1/8
d) 3/4
e) ¼

Question 15:


a) Glaciers
b) Wind
c) Flowing Water
d) Volcanoes
e) Snow

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