SCIN 138 SCIN138 Week 6 Quiz (APUS)

SCIN 138 SCIN138 Week 6 Quiz (APUS)

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SCIN138 Week 6 Quiz (APUS)

Exam 6 (timed & single access): "Visualizing" Chapters 11 & 12 (Due Week 6)

Question 1 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The process in which water changes from a liquid to a vapor is known as Correct evaporation .

Question 2 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The figure below illustrates what type of stream?

Question 3 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Subsurface water contained in pore spaces in regolith and bedrock is known as Correct ground water

Question 4 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The figure below illustrates a _______ stream, which has a low-gradient and sand bars along the banks.

Question 5 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The steepness of a stream channel can also be called the _______.

Question 6 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The amount of open pore space in a rock is known as _______.

Question 7 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

A body of rock or regolith that is water-saturated, porous, and permeable is known as a(n) Correct aquifer.

Question 8 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The replenishment of groundwater is known as _______.

Question 9 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

A Correct divide is a topographic high that separates adjacent drainage basins.

Question 10 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

A _______ is the flat, low-lying area adjacent to a stream channel that receives overbank flow.

Question 11 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The hydrologic cycle does not include atmospheric processes.

Question 12 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Straight streams are very long and contain many deposits of sand and gravel.

Question 13 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The elements sulfur, potassium and sodium in ocean salt comes from___________.

Question 14 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The figure below indicates that water on Earth may have come originally from inside the Earth, through volcanoes, and from _____.

Question 15 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Sea level fluctuates as the result of _____.

Question 16 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The upper density zone of the ocean is called the _____:

Question 17 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

The term "conveyer belt circulation" is also referred to as _____.

Question 18 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Cold, salty water off the coast of Greenland sinks to form a large ocean mass called _____.

Question 19 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

An enclosed bay inshore from a barrier bar is a(n) _____.

Question 20 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

A shoreline with lots of bedrock in the water, and coastal cliffs with terraces is probably _____.

Question 21 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

A ridge of sand and gravel that connects an island to a mainland is a(n) _____.

Question 22 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

There may be two tides per day in a given area because of the effect of the Moon's gravity, and because of _____.

Question 23 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

A beach consists only of the sand surface above the water along a shore.

Question 24 of 25 0.0/ 4.0 Points

Which of the following statements is FALSE?

Question 25 of 25 4.0/ 4.0 Points

Seawater is becoming distinctly saltier over time.


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