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2. The term "hydraulic action" refers to the force of the water itself, which helps to loosen material from the bed and banks of a river.

  • true
  • false

3. Tiny particles such as silt are usually transported:

  • traction
  • solution
  • suspension
  • saltation

4. The term "corassion" refers to:

  • The erosion of material from the bed and banks of a river by the water itself.
  • The process by which rivers grind their load against their bed and banks.
  • The process by which rivers dissolve soluble minerals
  • Material such as rocks and stones colliding with each other

5. As a river begins to lose energy, material carried in suspension is deposited first and the rest of the load is carried farther.

  • false
  • true

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