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Streamflow: Quiz


Question 1: ________ occurs when the volume of water exceeds the capacity of the channel.
Flood controlNetherlandsHurricane KatrinaFlood

Question 2: Water flowing in channels comes from surface runoff from adjacent hillslopes, from ________ flow out of the ground, and from water discharged from pipes.

Question 3: For small streams — a few meters wide or smaller — ________ may be installed.
WatermillLock (water transport)DamWeir

Question 4: Streamflow, or channel runoff, is the flow of water in streams, ________, and other channels, and is a major element of the water cycle.
EstuaryDrainage basinRiverRiver delta

Question 5: It is one component of the runoff of water from the land to waterbodies, the other component being ________.
Water pollutionMarine pollutionSurface runoffEutrophication

Question 6: Runoff of water in channels is responsible for transport of sediment, ________, and pollution downstream.
Dietary mineralNutritionNutrientOxygen


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