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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 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: 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: Arid Climates and Water Transport to Streams part of Examples
In an arid climate (e.g., Arizona), which process contributes the greatest volume of water to streams? a. human activity b. overland flow c. groundwater discharge
ConcepTest: Perennial Stream Confluence 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: Stream Discharge Gauges #1 part of Examples
Four stream gauging station locations are shown on the adjacent map (A, B, C, D). Assume the bedrock and topography is similar for each stream system. Predict which station will record the greatest discharge? a. A ...
ConcepTest: Calculating Stream Discharge part of Examples
What is the discharge of a stream in a rectangular channel that has a cross-sectional area (width x depth) of 60 square meters, that is 40 kilometers long, and has a velocity of flow of 5 meters per second? a. 105 ...
ConcepTest: Streamflow Velocity Change After Channel is Narrowed part of Examples
A stream channel is narrowed by bridge construction. How will the velocity of flow change if the depth and discharge of the stream remain constant? a. velocity will increase b. velocity will decrease c. velocity ...
ConcepTest: Stream Discharge Gauges #2 part of Examples
Four stream gauging station locations are shown on the adjacent map (A, B, C, D). Assume the bedrock and topography is similar for each stream system. Predict which station is most likely to record the least ...
ConcepTest: Stream Diversion Structure #1 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 ...