# Science Rivers Quiz

 There are ___ methods that sediments are transported by water. This is called ______________. There are 3 methods that sediments are transported by water. This is called hydraulic action. The first is called ________. The particles are small enough to be _________ in water. The first is called solution. The particles are small enough to be dissolved in water. Particles such as silt or clay are called ________. They are transported by __________. Particles such as silt or clay are called colloids. They are transported by suspension. Sand, gravel, pebbles, and cobbles are transported by ________ and _______. These particles are called _______. Sand, gravel, pebbles, and cobbles are transported by bouncing and rolling. These particles are called bedload. ________________ contributes to the growth of ___________. Headward erosion contributes to the growth of tributaries. _____________ occours when tributaries combine. Stream piracy occours when tributaries combine. Base level is ________________________________________________________________________. Base level is the lowest elevation a river can erode to. Equals elevation at the mouth. The Mississippi River flows into the ocean. The base level is _______. The Mississippi River flows into the ocean. The base level is 0. (It had to be the number they call Mr. Billion) Rate of flow, ________ or _____ depends on two things. Rate of flow, velocity or speed depends on two things. Gradient is the _________________. Equation- _____ = ____. Gradient is the slope of the land. Equation- steep = fast. Volume is the _____________. Equation- _____=____ Volume is the amount of H2O. Equation- Lots = fast. Authorbassdawg441 ID9036 Card SetScience Rivers Quiz DescriptionThe title is self explanatory Updated2010-03-04T02:28:16Z Show Answers