Springs: Definition, Formation & Types


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What are the two types of aquifers?

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1. Which answer choice best describes a spring?

2. Which type of spring will discharge the most water?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are many different facets to water springs. Your understanding of the definition of springs and aquifers, their classifications, and where they come from will be tested.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz you will be assessed on:

  • Types of aquifers
  • Definition of springs
  • Classification and magnitude of springs
  • Where springs originate

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as springs and aquifers
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on formation and types of springs
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a seepage spring

Additional Learning

If you're interested in learning more about springs, read the lesson titled Springs: Definition, Formation & Types. It covers things like:

  • Confined and unconfined aquifers
  • All the different types of springs
  • Different magnitudes of water produced by springs
  • Understanding of groundwater