Human Geography - Ground Water: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is overdrawing aquifers a problem?

Question 2 2. Which is NOT true about groundwater?

Question 3 3. Several years ago, a large sinkhole opened up inside the Corvette Museum in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The hole was big enough that numerous, expensive Corvettes fell in and were damaged. What happened underneath the museum to cause this sinkhole to occur?

Question 4 4. Which is NOT true about a confined aquifer?

Question 5 5. Where do we find groundwater?

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Question 6 6. Groundwater is stored in _____?

Question 7 7. Which answer choice best describes a spring?

Question 8 8. Which statement is NOT true about wells?

Question 9 9. How deep can drilled wells go into the ground?

Question 10 10. Groundwater makes up how much of Earth's LIQUID freshwater?

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Question 11 11. Springs are classified by:

Question 12 12. _____ affects where groundwater can go, while _____ and _____ determine how fast it can move underground.

Question 13 13. Which answer choice BEST describes porosity?

Question 14 14. Where would you be most likely to find a seepage spring?

Question 15 15. Which is true about sinkholes?

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Question 16 16. Where is soil moisture found?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is true about caverns and sinkholes?

Question 18 18. How far do you need to dig to create a functioning well?

Question 19 19. Which is an effect of groundwater?

Question 20 20. Which is NOT true about stalactites?

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Question 21 21. This is the most common type of well today.

Question 22 22. What are the two types of aquifers?

Question 23 23. What is subsidence?

Question 24 24. Which type of spring will discharge the most water?

Question 25 25. Why is groundwater more vulnerable than surface water?

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Question 26 26. How much of Earth's population relies on groundwater?

Question 27 27. Clay has _____ porosity and _____ permeability.

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT a source of groundwater pollution?

Question 29 29. What is the name for an underground water reservoir?

Question 30 30. Which is NOT a factor that affects groundwater movement?

Human Geography - Ground Water: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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