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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  A brook in the Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia, Canada
  Stream in North Bay, Ontario, Canada
  A creek in Australia.
  A creek in Australia.

Question 2: Branch, fork, or prong can refer to tributaries or distributaries that share the same name as the main stream, generally with the addition of a ________.
Cardinal directionNavigationMapCompass

Question 3: The biological habitat in the immediate vicinity of a stream is called a ________.
Drainage basinRiparian zoneErosionValley

Question 4: Depending on its locale or certain characteristics, a stream may be referred to as a branch, brook, beck, burn, creek, kill, lick, rill, ________ syke, bayou, rivulet, or run.
Drainage basinEstuaryRiver deltaRiver

Question 5: Streams are important as conduits in the water cycle, instruments in groundwater recharge, and they serve as corridors for ________ and wildlife migration.
Forage fishPelagic fishFishFish anatomy

Question 6: An intermittent stream can also be called an arroyo in Latin America, a winterbourne in Britain, or a wadi in the ________-speaking world.
Ancient North ArabianArabic languageEgyptian ArabicModern Standard Arabic

Question 7:
Stream, Desert and River are all:
Geomorphology Fluvial landforms Hydrology Rivers

Question 8:
Stream, River and Drainage basin are all:
Rivers Fluvial landforms Hydrology Geomorphology

Question 9: Some of the water proceeds to sink into the earth by infiltration and becomes ________, much of which eventually enters streams.
RiverAquiferHydrogeologyGroundwater

Question 10: Most of this water re-enters the atmosphere by ________ from soil and water bodies, or by the evapotranspiration of plants.
EvaporationGasTemperatureWater vapor
















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