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Unformatted text preview: Quiz 6
CE 361
November 15th, 2007
‘8 pts Available Name:
BE SURE TO INC UDE ALL UNITS IN YOUR CALULATIONS AND SHOWALL WORK! ! Multiple Choice Questions :2 points each} 1. Hydraulic peaks downstream of a reservoir are in magnitude and compared
to those that entered the reservoir upstream. a. Larger, delayed in time
b. Smaller, less frequent c. Smaller, delayed in time
(1. Larger, less frequent 2. Tree Ring Chronology Involves: a.AUsing the ring’s from near stream trees to track ﬂooding stages 1).. Matching living and dead tree rings in order to extrapolate climatic data
c. A new research method to predict interception rates of plant life
d. Using the ring’s from near stream trees to study the history of the riparian ecological 3. In the Muskingham Method for river routing, K represents: a. The magnitude of baseﬂow of the reach b. The time required for a ﬂood wave to traverse the reach of interest
c. Manning’s Constant d. The hydraulic conductivity 4. Randomness in a hydrologic system is generally due to: a. Complexity of the system b. Lack of understanding of the system
c. Lack of data (1. All of the above 5. ' Along with the mean what other parameter is necessary to compute a Gaussian distribution a; Standard Deviation
1:). Range c. Skew d. Mode 8. A histogram can help visualize central tendencies, dispersions, and asymmetry. Describe statistical
parameters which can measure these three characteristics. (3pts) 0Q BLOBUoA ‘k'cndnncs'. Wéiaﬂ
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wave or a recession. Also describe what the prism of storage represents. (2pts) bums +142. mdomuz/ Oi: o~ hood. “01‘
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being breached during its 30 year life span. (3pts) ._ 30
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