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Understanding Earth

Geology/Geography/Oceanography/Atmospheric Sciences

Quiz 18 :

Stream Transport: From Mountains to Oceans

Quiz 18 :

Stream Transport: From Mountains to Oceans

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The long dimension of a ripple forms ________ to the current direction.
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Which of the following flows is most likely to be turbulent?
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Curves and bends in a stream channel are called
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Sand grains will not be transported by a stream unless the stream velocity exceeds
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Which of the following materials is most likely to be transported as suspended load?
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Suspended load includes all material
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As the velocity of a stream current increases,
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Which of the following particles is the most easily eroded from the bed of a stream?
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Because of human activity,sediment transported by streams has
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Which of the following terms describes the total sediment load carried by a stream?
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Which of the following statements about streams is false?
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Which of the following is a measure of a fluid's resistance to flow?
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The word _____ is used for any flowing body of water,large or small.
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Which of the following correctly lists the order of bed forms that develop with increasing current velocity?
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Which of the following statements about fluid flow is false?
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Which of the following is considered part of a stream's bed load?
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Which of the following sets of conditions would favor turbulent flow as opposed to laminar flow?
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During turbulent flow,smaller grains will not
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In a sand dune in a river,_________ occurs on the upstream side of the dune and ___________ occurs on the downstream side of the dune.
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Which of the following terms describes a curved,coarse-grained deposit that forms on the inside curve of a stream?
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