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Water Resource Issues: Activities Affecting the Water Supply

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Land subsidence and sinkholes are the result of:

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1. _____ are like underground sponges and once depleted, they take a long time to recharge.

2. Plant and animal species that are forced to relocate or become extinct is the result of which of the following?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can be used to improve what you know about the concepts related to the activities that impact our water supply. Some of the topics tested include what causes land subsidence and sinkholes and the characteristics of an aquifer.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You can utilize the quiz to test yourself on:

  • What causes land subsidence and sinkholes
  • Characteristics of aquifers
  • Features of irrigation water
  • Consequences of the salinization of soils
  • Issues in the Colorado River and Aral Sea

Skills Practiced

These are some skills that the quiz will help you practice:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure you draw the most important information from the related activities that impact water resources lesson on the cause of land subsidence and sinkholes
  • Interpreting information - verify you can read information regarding the consequences of soil salinization and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall-access the knowledge you've gained regarding the features of irrigation water

Additional Learning

The lesson entitled Water Resource Issues: Activities Affecting the Water Supply is a great resource that will help you learn more about this environmental science topic. Aspects of water supply issues that this lesson will cover include:

  • Describe where sources of water can be found
  • Recall the problems stemming from the removal of groundwater
  • Identify the major areas of the world now suffering from the effects of surface water removal
  • Understand the inherent detriments of irrigation to soil and water
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