Chapter 16 Quiz – Questions & AnswersQuestion 1Question: The land area that contributes water to a stream system is called a [a], and they are separated from another by topographically higher areas called [b].
Question 2 Question: Most of the drainage in North Carolina will end up in the ______________ Ocean.
Question 3 Question: Gravel in a stream generally moves as part of the ____________ load.
Question 4 Question: Eddies form due to _______________ flow.
Question 5 Question: The maximum amount of sediment that a stream can transport is its [a]. The maximum size sediment that a stream can transport is determined by its [b].
Question 6 Question: Streams are called __________________ if they only contain flowing water during certain times of the year.
Question 7 Question: The ultimate base level for most streams is ____________________.
Question 8 Question: What does a profile of a river from its headwaters to its mouth typically show?
Question 9 Question: In a meandering stream, erosion (cutbank) occurs on the [a] of the meanders, and deposition (point bars) occurs on the [b] of the meanders.