Geography Terms Chapter 2 Question Preview (ID: 34491)


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The movement of water from Earth's surface to the atmosphere and back.
a) water vapor
b) water table
c) groundwater
d) water cycle

Long periods of lower-than-normal precipitation. A shortage of water in a given area.
a) flood
b) precipitation
c) desert
d) drought

Water that is found in Earth's streams, river, and lakes.
a) water cycle
b) precipitation
c) surface water
d) water vapor

Study of the world's physical features-it's landforms, bodies of water, climates, soils, and plants.
a) physical geography
b) cultural geography
c) human geography
d) biochemical geography

A specific description like a street address or coordinates on a map.
a) relative location
b) place
c) directions
d) absolute location

Location, Place, Human-Environment Interaction, Movement, and Regions are all the
a) Five Themes of Geography
b) Elements of Chemistry
c) Geography Standards
d) Rules of Geography

Rain, sleet, hail, and snow falls to the Earth in the form of __.
a) water vapor
b) precipitation
c) deep well drilling
d) plate tectonics

Water found below the Earth's surface is called __.
a) glaciers
b) streams
c) surface water
d) groundwater

Only about 3 percent of our total water supply is made up of water without salt.
a) freshwater
b) glaciers
c) water vapor
d) water cycle

Large areas of slow-moving ice.
a) freshwater
b) glaciers
c) surface water
d) precipitation

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