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    Comparison of a Watershed

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    Multiple choice with justification.
    Choose the single best answer (a, b, c, or d) and explain/justify with a sentence or two.

    1. Which of the below best compares to a watershed.

    a. A watershed is like a meteor storm on a warm summer day
    b. A watershed is like a swarm of mosquitoes on a crowded beach
    c. A watershed is like a bathtub filled with green slime after you pull the drain plug.
    d. A watershed is like cotton candy in a rainstorm

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    This is an interesting question. I'm not exactly sure if this has a right answer but I'll try my best.
    My answer is C:
    Without a stream (i.e. when the drain plug is removed), the watershed can significantly loose its functionality and vice versa. A watershed drains into a waterbody and its geology, topography, and chemical characteristics are dependent on the water body that it feeds. For instance, ...

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    The expert compares a watershed.