Groundwater System: Definition & Geological Role


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Where do we find groundwater?

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1. Groundwater is stored in _____?

2. Where is soil moisture found?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The questions in these practice assessments focus on several aspects of groundwater, including its effects and location.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Review what you know regarding:

  • Where to find groundwater
  • The effects of groundwater
  • Where groundwater is stored
  • Finding soil moisture
  • How much freshwater is groundwater

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - ensure you can differentiate between places in which groundwater is and isn't found
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the effects of groundwater and the percentage of Earth's liquid freshwater that is composed of groundwater
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about soil moisture and the storage of groundwater

Additional Learning

You can learn more about these concepts through the lesson entitled Ground Water System: Definition & Geological Role. Our instructors also designed this lesson with the following objectives in mind:

  • Know the difference between the saturated and unsaturated zones
  • Define the water table
  • Understand the water cycle and understand groundwater's role in it