11. Infiltration is the process by which rainwater becomes A. ocean water. B. river water. C. saltwater. D. groundwater. 12. Water that flows downhill along Earth's surface is called A. cycles. B. rain. C. runoff. D. beach hydraulics. 13. Soil can best be described as the A. third layer beneath the Earth's surface. B. sandy bottom of the ocean's floor. C. layer of bedrock four layers beneath the Earth's surface. D. loose covering of weathered rocks and decaying organic matter. 14. A depression in the ground due to a cave collapse or acidic water dissolution of limestone is called a A. sinkhole. B. stalactite. C. stalagmite. D. cave. 15. When the water level of a stream or river exceeds its natural banks, it has reached its A. capacity. B. crest. C. flood stage. D. plateau. 16. Which of the following soil types is richest in organic material? A. Yellow soil B. Blue soil C. Red soil D. Dark-colored soil 17. Which of the following statements best describes chemical weathering? A. It happens only in cool environments. B. It always results in dome-shaped formations. C. It's the process by which rocks and minerals undergo changes in their composition. D. It's the type of weathering in which rocks and minerals break down into smaller pieces. 18. A divide as it relates to Earth science is the A. elevated land area that separates one watershed from another. B. rate of precipitation that exceeds infiltration. C. largest river system possible. D. stream that flows between two trees. 19. Which gas is a source of natural groundwater pollution? A. Radon B. Oxygen C. Carbon D. Hydrogen 20. Due to human demand because of its importance to life, the Earth's most precious resource is End of exam A. saltwater. B. oil. C. soil. D. freshwater.

QUESTION POSTED AT 13/11/2019 - 05:22 PM

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This is known as the TROPOSPHERE. The troposphere is the region that touches the earth's surface and is the layer where plants and animals live. The troposphere extends to around 17 kilometers  around the equator and to around 6-8 kilometers around the poles.  Temperature decreases with increasing altitude in the troposphere. 

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QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 04:03 PM

What climate zone has cool summers, cold and harsh winters, a dry climate, and sparse vegetation?

Sound like the Tundra to me

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:56 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:56 PM

Why is the top of the stratosphere warmer than the bottom of the stratosphere

The top of the strasophere might be warmer because it is closer to the sun

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:38 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:38 PM

If Earth were a four story building with a shingle roof, how thick would the atmosphere be? I know the answer is as thick as the shingle roof but please explain how need to know answer immediatly


jeez.., the atmosphere would be the same shape and size as the whole planet ! Cause with how many ppl live here on earth that takes up the earth already!...people....cause think ppl say there are a total of 7 billion ppl or more .. so making the earth a four story building ? it would be the same shape and size what the earth is now ... hoped this helped enough

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:35 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 03:35 PM

Australia and New Zealand Which group makes up the largest minority population in New Zealand?

The group which makes up the largest minority population in New Zealand would be the Maoris. The Maoris are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand and have a unique culture separate from the people of New Zealand who have European ancestry, including their own language, a rich mythology, distinctive crafts and performing arts.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:00 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 02:00 PM

During the stage of internal combustion engine operation in which the piston rises and compresses the fuel in the combustion chamber,

During the stage of internal combustion engine operation in which the piston rises and compresses the fuel in the combustion chamber, the intake and exhaust valves will both be closed. This means that the mixture of fuel and air are compressed, due to the seal around the combustion chamber that has been created by the closure of both of these valves. Hopefully that answered your question for you!

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:25 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:25 PM

Which of the following statements about places where education for women is not valued is false? A. Women marry later and have fewer children. B. Women have few opportunities for professional careers. C. Women have lower literacy rates. D. Women are less likely to graduate from high school and college.

A. Women marry later and have fewer children, usually this is not the case, the women will marry earlier and have lots of children in places where they are not educated.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:17 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:17 PM

An economic theory that calls for workers to take control of factories is

An economic theory that calls for workers to take control of factories iscommunism.

Further Explanations:

Communism in Social Science and Political Science is an economic ideology and movement sets the ultimate goal for the establishment of communist Society. The communist society is a socioeconomic ordered structure based upon the theory of common ownership and production in the absence of social classes and money. It includes the thought of Marxism and Anarchism that shares the analysis of society's economic stem and capitalism.

One such instance of Communism can be seen during the progressive era of the United States. During the era of 1880 and 1920, rapid industrialization and urbanization took place in the United States.

Progressive Era of United States reigns during the 1920s. The main motive of the progressives was to remove the hurdles that were coming in the way of urbanization, Immigration, and Industrialization. Since the movement started at the local level but soon took the face of a national movement gaining support of mainly middle-class citizens.

The era gave rise to many theories like communism and capitalism. Primarily textile industries and steam power was introduced during industrialization which soon became popular on the eastern coast of the United States.

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Grade: High School

Subject:  History

Chapter:Industrialization

Keywords: Progressive Era, political reforms, urbanization, Immigration, Industrialization, communism, Mercantilism, capitalism, and socialism, Social Science , Political Science,ideology ,movement, socioeconomic , Marxism , anarchism

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:08 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:08 PM

A major objective of the South Pacific Forum founded in 1971 was A. identifying and resolving human rights concerns in the region. B. expanding the copra trade. C. stopping French nuclear testing in the region. D. reconciling diverse cultural heritages.

A major objective of the South Pacific Forum founded in 1971 was a)identifying and resolving human rights concerns in the region. The Pacific Islands Forum is "to work in support of Forum member governments, to enhance the economic and social well-being of the people of the South Pacific by fostering cooperation between governments and between international agencies, and by representing the interests of Forum members in ways agreed by the Forum."

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:03 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:03 PM

Which of the following is true of the Antarctic Treaty System? A. Members came from the Antarctic Agreement. B. It allows limited weapons testing of the continent. C. It limits restrictions of environmental controls. D. It encourages scientific research.

The Antarctic Treaty System D) encourages scientific research. It does not allow weapons to be tested, unless they are for some scientific purpose and for a peaceful purpose. The Antarctic Treaty System details how countries should have international relations with the only continent without a native human population and The Antarctic Treaty Secretariat is headquartered in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:02 PM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 12:02 PM

Which of the following is true of compasses? a. compass magnets can only be deflected by electromagnets such as earth''s magnetic field b. compass magnets can be deflected by earth''s magnetic field or other permanent magnets c. compasses always point toward geographic north d. compasses detect fluctuations in convection in the matle

the true statement about compasses is: B. Compass magnets can be deflected by earths magnetic field or other permanent magnets. Im pretty sure thats something that happens to a magnet This very same characteristic make a compass unable to function if it got close to another source of magnetic force, in most case the compass' needle will spin uncontrollably

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:55 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:55 AM

Slum areas called shantytowns occur in _________ major African cities, housing over _________ percent of urban populations. A. all; 70 B. nearly all; 60 C. some; 40 D. five major; 50

The question says, 'slum areas, usually called Ashanty towns exist in ................... major African cities, housing .................. percent of urban population. The correct option is B. Slum areas occur in almost all the major African countries, the biggest one in the world is found in Cape town, South Africa. The majority of the slum dwellers are between age 15 and 24. Africans are making efforts to reduce slum areas.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:39 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:39 AM

Mexico City is an example of how humans alter their environment because it was __________. a. one of the world’s largest cities b. built on drained and filled lake beds c. built after conquest by the Spanish d. once the capital of the Aztec empire

Options a) b) and d) are true, and c can also be argued to be true, so the question is: which one of them is an example of altering the environment?

it's b- they drained the lake so that they can build settlements -so they altered the environment.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:23 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:23 AM

Between which of the following geographic aread is the European continent located ? A) Pacific Ocean and Himalayan Mountains B)Atlantic Ocean and Ural Mountains C) Pyrenees Mountains and Pacific Ocean D) Ural Mountains and Pyrenees Mountains

A) - Pacific? no, Europe is nowhere near the Pacific. Also, the Himalayas are very far!

B)Yes, true!

C) - again, the Pacific ocean! no, it's very far from Europe!

D)  - the Pyrenees are in  Euripe, not on the side of Europe (between France and Spain

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:22 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:22 AM

The Great _______ Range, running just inland along Australia's eastern coast, is that continent's only significant mountain chain. A. Australian B. Barrier C. Dividing D. Eastern

C.) Dividing 
The Great Dividing Range, running just inland along Australia's eastern coast, is that continent's only significant mountain chain.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:03 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:03 AM

With respect to Australia's aboriginal peoples, animistic religious beliefs are characterized by _______ worship. A. ancestor B. sky-god C. sun D. nature

D.) Nature

With respect to Australia's aboriginal peoples, animistic religious beliefs are characterized by Nature

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:02 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 11:02 AM

Although water levels drop, the amount of water on Earth remains the same-just in different forms true or false ?

True.
one reason is because water gets reused no mater what state it is in.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 10:48 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 10:48 AM

How are the “stripes” of magnetism on each side of the ridge related?

They are parallel from each side of the ridge

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 10:44 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 10:44 AM

Which of these protects the earth from harmful radiation when found in the stratosphere, but is a pollutant at lower altitudes

The right is ozone for this question

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 10:08 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 10:08 AM

In marine west cost climate, ocean winds cause?

Because the Gulf Stream pushes warm water from the Caribbean to the Eastern North Atlantic Ocean.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 08:42 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 08:42 AM

Which of the following statements about the spread of Christianity is false?

Iv answered this questions already and you forgot to add the options lol but the answer is D by the way lol XD

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 08:29 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 08:29 AM

The most widely accepted theory among scientists is that the last place humans migrated to was?

America, hope this helped!

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 08:28 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 08:28 AM

How do wind,ocean currents, bodies of water, and elevation affect climate patterns on earth?

If there is more wind, it gets colder. If there is many bodies of water, there is a lot of evaporation which in term leads to precipitation. Ocean currents make the climate much colder as well. Elevation makes things either colder or warmer depending on what elevation you are at. London has a low elevation so it is much colder than the U.S. which has a high elevation and is closer to the equator.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 08:27 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 08:27 AM

How do you determine the half-life of a radioactive parent isotope based on a decay curve?


If you have the curve on a graph, then it should be easy.

-- Pick any level on the y-axis, like a level that's marked with a
       horizontal grid line.
   Find the point on the graph where it crosses that level.
   From that point, look down on the x-axis and find the time at that point.

-- On the y-axis, find the level that's 1/2 of the first one.
   Find the point on the graph where it crosses this new level.
   From this new point, look down on the x-axis and find the time.
  
-- The time interval between the two points is the half-life of that isotope.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 07:31 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 07:31 AM

Why is it important that an experimental method is detailed?


-- so that other scientists can reproduce your experiment in their labs

-- so that when you go back and read your own experiment next year,
you'll be able to remember and understand what you did

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 07:25 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 07:25 AM

How does a communist system of government differ from a democracy? a). In a communist system, power is inherited and passed down. In a democracy, power is in the hands of the people. b). In a communist system, elections are never held. In a democracy, the people vote in elections to choose their leaders. c). In a communist system, voters choose from a wide variety of candidates. In a democracy, choice is somewhat limited. d). In a communist system, a single political party controls the government. In a democracy, the people can elect officials from different parties.

The correct answer is d). In a communist system, a single political party controls the government. In a democracy, the people can elect officials from different parties. Nobody is chosen because nobody rules. It's considered to be a rule of the people and the party is in charge because it represents the will of the people. There's no elections because those people would not be the will of all the people.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 07:23 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 07:23 AM

I NEED ANSWER QUICK -- Explain the geologic features of Stone Mountain, located in Georgia. Why is this intrusive rock visible at the earth's surface? What is the rock type? How long ago did Stone Mountain form?

Abstract Stone Mountain is an exposed granitic Pluto, located in Northeast Georgia. Uniformitarian estimates suggest that the granite was intruded into overlying metamorphic rocks during the last stages of the Alleghenian Orogeny. Later the mountain became exposed at the earth's surface. The uniformitarian model for the formation of Stone Mountain remains unresolved. This paper presents an interpretation, using the young earth Flood model, for the origin of Stone Mountain which would predict its formation and exposure during the Flood event . do u got this 

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 05:57 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 05:57 AM

Is this true or false? Plates can carry continents or parts of the ocean floor but not both

The answer is false.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 05:55 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 05:55 AM

What is the immediate consequence of a city failing to provide educational resources for its residents? A. The city may improve its pollution levels. B. The city may struggle to cope with an urban heat island. C. More residents may reduce their use of water supplies. D. Fewer children may be able to break the cycle of poverty.

The immediate consequence of a city failing to provide educational resources for its residents is that d) Fewer children may be able to break the cycle of poverty. When education is not readily available for each citizen, people are less likely to experience social mobility and be able to break the cycle of poverty, as without education it is harder to get a nine to five job and wages are often lower when working in an occupation which does not require a university degree.

ANSWERED AT 06/12/2019 - 05:26 AM


QUESTION POSTED AT 06/12/2019 - 05:26 AM