Science - Drinking Water and Water Reserves

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What happens when you drill too many wells in the same area?

Select one of the following:

  • Nothing. People have more access to water.

  • There is less water above ground (this is where the water comes from) and the wells go dry

  • There is less water below ground (this is where the water comes from) and the wells go dry

  • The wells fight each other and the winner stays

Question 2 of 12

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What would happen to the Earth if we ran out of water?

Select one of the following:

  • All humans would die

  • All plants would die

  • We'd be thirsty (then die)

  • All of the above

Question 3 of 12

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Where does drinking water come from?

Select one of the following:

  • Underground reserves

  • Springs

  • Lakes

  • All of the above

Question 4 of 12

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What is the layer of rock that water cannot pass through called?

Select one of the following:

  • Permeable rock

  • Impermeable rock

  • Layer o' rock

  • All of the above

Question 5 of 12

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Wetlands are formed by ocean water being pressured through the ground and seeping into fields

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 6 of 12

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25 000 years ago Death Valley was filled with water

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 7 of 12

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What types of rocks make an aquifer?

Select one or more of the following:

  • Gravel

  • Diamonds

  • Dirt

  • Sand

  • Silt

  • More dirt

  • Permeable rock

Question 8 of 12

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What conditions produce a hot spring?

Select one of the following:

  • Geothermally heated ground water

  • Artificial heating from failed government experiments

  • Magma settled under a small body of water where the heat from the magma can evaporate

  • All of the above

Question 9 of 12

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Name a wetland

Select one of the following:

  • Laguna de Rocha

  • Laguna del Spiero

  • The National Wetlands of North Korea

  • All of the above

Question 10 of 12

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How do wetlands benefit humans?

Select one of the following:

  • Trick question: they don't

  • When water passes through them, sediment in the water settles on the floor, thus improving our water quality

  • The main source of our drinking water comes from wetlands, and therefore we need them to drink from and survive

  • They're actually harmful to us; the wetland water can pollute our water system with harmful bacteria such a E. Coli and Salmonella

Question 11 of 12

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Our water is mainly sourced from filtering ocean water

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False

Question 12 of 12

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This is a good quiz that deserves an A+ (100%, 100/100, etc.)

Select one of the following:

  • True
  • False
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Science - Drinking Water and Water Reserves

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