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  • 1. UNIT 4The Hydrosphere Basketball Review
  • 2. QUESTION 1• What percentage of Earth’s surface is covered with water?A. 33%B. 50%C. 71%D. 97%
  • 3. QUESTION 2• During which of the following processes does entropy decrease?A. evaporationB. condensationC. evapotranspirationD. sublimation
  • 4. QUESTION 3• What percentage of Earth’s water is freshwater?A. 3%B. 14%C. 71%D. 97%
  • 5. QUESTION 4• What happens to the overall velocity of a stream or river as it begins to meander?A. increasesB. decreasesC. remains constantD. none of the above
  • 6. QUESTION 5• What is the largest watershed (drainage basin) in the US?A. MissouriB. OgallalaC. MississippiD. Itasca
  • 7. QUESTION 6• A process where a stream or river from one watershed captures another is known as stream _____A. meanderingB. cutoffC. piracyD. erosion
  • 8. QUESTION 7• The point where velocity increases on the outside of a meander is known as theA. cutbankB. stream loadC. point barD. placer deposit
  • 9. QUESTION 8• Which stage of river development features step-like features known as terraces?A. youthfulB. matureC. old-ageD. rejuvenated
  • 10. QUESTION 9• The largest aquifer in the US is the _____ aquifer.A. MissouriB. OgallalaC. MississippiD. Itasca
  • 11. QUESTION 10• The boundary separating the zone of aeration from the zone of saturation, marking the upper boundary of groundwater, is theA. artesian lineB. water tableC. confined wellD. bedrock border
  • 12. QUESTION 11• When water is pumped from a well, a(n) _____ will form as the water table around the well is lowered.A. confined aquiferB. artesian springC. cone of depressionD. unconfined aquifer
  • 13. QUESTION 12• A natural flow of groundwater to Earth’s surface, where the ground surface dips below the water table, is known as a(n)A. ordinary wellB. confined aquiferC. springD. geyser
  • 14. QUESTION 13• Sharp, icicle-like deposits of calcium carbonate (solidified calcite) on the ceilings of caves are calledA. carbonicB. stalactitesC. dripstone columnsD. stalagmites
  • 15. QUESTION 14• Cone-shaped deposits of calcium carbonate (solidified calcite) on the ground of caves are calledA. carbonicB. stalactitesC. dripstone columnsD. stalagmites
  • 16. QUESTION 15• When a stalactite and a stalagmite connect, which they often do, a _____ is formed.A. carbonicB. stalactiteC. dripstone columnD. stalagmite
  • 17. QUESTION 16• Dissolved Oxygen (DO) levels below ____ ppm in freshwater can cause stress and possibly death for marine organisms.A. 4B. 6C. 8D. 10
  • 18. QUESTION 17• Which of the following is not one of the ways in which sewage wastewater is treated?A. septic systemB. bacteria feeding on wasteC. gutter retrievalD. treatment plants
  • 19. QUESTION 18• What percentage of recycled water for industrial purposes can be treated and returned to the surface?A. 25%B. 40%C. 65%D. 90%
  • 20. QUESTION 19• Which of the following increases entropy?A. Water  IceB. CondensationC. Kool-Aid  PopsicleD. Evaporation
  • 21. QUESTION 20• Out of the following, which is not a way to properly conserve water?A. low-flush toiletsB. full dishwasher/washer loadsC. shorter showersD. frequent hand-washing