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Quiz 3A_answers - b. a boundary between unsaturated bedrock...

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Quiz 3 A Monday 02/07/2011 1. The controlling force of mass wasting is ____________. a. Water b. Gravity c. Composition d. Earthquakes 2. According to the USGS Landslide Hazards Program website, landslides occur in all 50 states. a. True b. False 3. A natural levee is __________. a. An erosional feature b. A depositional feature c. Essentially parallel to its stream channel d. Both b and c 4. _____________ is an abandoned, cutoff, meander loop. a. A bulltrail b. An oxbow c. A cowhock d. A gatorback 5. Loose, undisturbed particles assume a stable slope called the angle of repose. a. True b. False 6. Caves most commonly form in a. Limestone b. Sandstone c. Quartzite d. Shale 7. The water table is ________________. a. a boundary between unsaturated bedrock and an underground river
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Unformatted text preview: b. a boundary between unsaturated bedrock below and saturated bedrock above c. an underground mass of partly saturated rock d. a boundary between saturated rock below and unsaturated rock above 8. Gradients usually decrease downstream in a major river system. a. True b. False 9. When water is pumped from a well, a depression is often produced in the water table. Such a depression is a(n)________. a. Perched water table b. Pumping dimple c. Cone of depression d. Artesian well 10. In some parts of the Floridan aquifer, the limestone has been dissolved away enough to form large underwater caves that are big enough for people to dive in. a. True b. False...
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