Groundwater and Surface Water
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  • Question 1
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    Q. The circulation of the earth's water, in which water evaporates from the sea into the atmosphere, where it condenses and falls as rain or snow, returning to the sea by rivers or returning to the atmosphere by evapo-transpiration is called the...
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    carbon cycle
    nitrogen cycle
    water cycle
    rock cycle
  • Question 2
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    Q. What is occurring at A in the diagram?
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    runoff
    precipitation
    evaporation
    condensation
  • Question 3
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    Q. What process is happening at C in the diagram?
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    runoff
    precipitation
    condensation
    transpiration
  • Question 4
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    Q. The processes of the Water Cycle are…
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    physical changes
    chemical changes
    phase changes
    physical and phase changes
  • Question 5
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    Q. H2O is a/an…
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    element
    molecule of a compound
    atom
    molecule of an element
  • Question 6
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    Q. There are ____ elements and ____ atoms in H2O.
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    2/2
    2/3
    3/2
    3/4
  • Question 7
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    Q. An area of land in which all of the water falling or flowing over it drains to the same location is a/an…
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    watershed
    watertable
    river
    aquifer
  • Question 8
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    Q. Water that is located in the ground in the pores within rock is called…
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    watershed
    surface water
    groundwater
    water cycle
  • Question 9
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    Q. What is the source of groundwater?
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    rain, snow, melted glaciers
    ocean water
    icebergs
    water from fossilized animals
  • Question 10
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    Q. An underground layer of permeable rock that holds groundwater which can be extracted by drilling a well.
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    water table
    aquifer
    watershed
    river
  • Question 11
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    Q. The area of an aquifer in which rock pores are completely filled with water.
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    water table
    watershed
    zone of saturation
    surface water
  • Question 12
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    Q. The top boundary of the zone of saturation in an aquifer which can fluctuate based on precipitation and the amount of draw from wells
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    aquifer
    water table
    watershed
    drainage system
  • Question 13
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    Q. Groundwater is found in permeable rock.  Permeable means…
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    porous
    nothing can pass throughc
    caves and caverns
    answer not shown
  • Question 14
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    Q. How can surface pollutants contaminate groundwater?
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    runoff with water and penetrate soil
    seep into ground and rock
    spread in aquifer to contaminate large areas
    all answers are correct
  • Question 15
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    Q. Groundwater contamination…
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    is easily cleaned up
    is difficult to clean or remove
    is not a problem for modern people
    does not affect the United States
  • Question 16
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    Q. How do people extract groundwater?
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    groundwater cannot be extracted
    by drilling wells and pumping water out of the ground
    mining water from the Earth
    answer not shown
  • Question 17
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    Q. Excessive pumping of groundwater can cause subsidence.  This is a problem in Texas and Louisiana.  What would happen to homes and buildings that were built on land which subsided?
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    settling and breaking of foundations
    flooding
    both answers are correct
    neither answer is correct
  • Question 18
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    Q. What do all the sources of groundwater contamination shown have in common?
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    caused by humans so it is preventable
    naturally occurring so it cannot be prevented
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