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ConcepTest: Stream Gradient part of Examples
The town of Pleasantville is located at a meander bend in a floodplain. In order to reduce the threat of property loss due to erosion, Pleasantville's engineer proposes the construction of the diversion ...
ConcepTest: Hydrologic Cycle part of Examples
The following diagram illustrates the Hydrologic Cycle. Match the letters below to the arrow on the diagram (note: some letters may be used for more than one arrow). Which process best represents Arrow 1? a. ...
ConcepTest: Groundwater Transport of Liquid Waste part of Examples
Large volumes of liquid waste were dumped into the sands of the Cape Cod aquifer at Otis Air Base. Groundwater flow transported the waste toward Falmouth. How long would it take for the waste to appear in water ...
ConcepTest: Injection Wells part of Examples
Liquid hazardous waste is disposed off by pumping it down injection wells. Which well location would be the most suitable to use for an injection well? a. A b. B c. C
ConcepTest: Humid Climates and Water Transport to Streams part of Examples
In a humid climate (e.g., Georgia), which process contributes the greatest volume of water to streams? a. human activity b. overland flow c. groundwater discharge
ConcepTest: Stream Baseflow During Droughts part of Examples
What happens to the volume of water that passes from groundwater to streams during a prolonged drought? a. it increases b. it decreases c. no change
ConcepTest: Global Temperature Change and Water Reservoirs part of Examples
If average global temperatures dropped 5 degrees C, which reservoir (source) of water would most likely experience the greatest percent volume change? a. Oceans b. Glaciers and ice sheets
ConcepTest: Stream Convergence part of Examples
The diagram depicts the confluence of two perennial streams (A and B) forming C. Which of the following statements regarding stream C must be true? a. Stream flow velocity is greater than in A or B. b. Stream ...
ConcepTest: Hydrologic Cycle #13 part of Examples
The following diagram illustrates the Hydrologic Cycle. What would happen to the process identified by arrow 8 during a prolonged drought? a. Increase b. Decrease c. Can not be determined
ConcepTest: Ocean Salinity During an Ice Age part of Examples
One million years ago ice sheets covered much of the Earth's land surface during an ice age. How did this affect the salinity of the oceans? a. Oceans were saltier than today. b. Oceans were less salty than ...