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Ninth Grade (Grade 9) Oceanography and Hydrology Questions

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Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
This is water stored below the water table.
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
What is the hydrosphere?
  1. the gases in the air
  2. the solid, rocky part of Earth
  3. all of the water on the planet
  4. the study of Earth's atmosphere
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
By what process do streams and rivers move material?
  1. weathering
  2. mass wasting
  3. infiltration
  4. erosion
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which best describes an aquifer?
  1. A permeable layer of rock and sediment that can store and carry groundwater in enough quantity to supply wells.
  2. A permeable layer of rock and sediment that cannot store and carry groundwater in enough quantity to supply wells.
  3. A non-permeable layer of sand and sediment that can store and carry groundwater in enough quantity to supply wells.
  4. A non-permeable layer of rock and sediment that can store and carry groundwater in enough quantity to supply wells.
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
A geyser is a hot spring that shoots columns of
  1. cold water and steam into the air every so often.
  2. hot water and steam into the air every so often.
  3. hot water and steam into the air all the time.
  4. hot water and steam into the inside of the earth every so often.
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology

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Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which term relates to the concentration of dissolved salts in water?
  1. salinity
  2. turbidity
  3. permeability
  4. conductivity
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Which force is the driving mechanism of ocean tides?
  1. normal force
  2. frictional force
  3. magnetic force
  4. gravitational force
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
This is an area of low-lying land next to a river.
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
This is an area of land that drains to a given body of water.
  1. runoff
  2. watershed
  3. groundwater
  4. floodplain
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Where is most of Earth's water located?
  1. in glaciers
  2. in the oceans
  3. in streams and rivers
  4. in the atmosphere
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Earth's internal process that drives seafloor spreading is
  1. fusion.
  2. radiation.
  3. convection.
  4. conduction.
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
Grade 9 Oceanography and Hydrology
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