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B.You will have quit trout fishing as the Diet Pepsi released from the dam dissolvedthe sand so that your house fell down the cliff forming in front of your house.C.You will have moved, because sand deposits will have buried your house as theclean water from the dam washed sand out of the river bottom and onto the riverbanks.D.You will have quit trout fishing as the Diet Pepsi released from the dam dissolvedyour house during floods.E.You will have built a ladder or steep path to get down to the river, because theclean water released by the dam will have washed a lot of the sand away andlowered the elevation of the river in front of your house.Points Earned:1/1Correct Answer:EYour Response:E4.When we speak of the Mississippi Delta, most people mean some interesting regionin Louisiana with good music and seafood. Geologically, however, the MississippiDelta is:A.A river-built deposit that is several miles thick at its thickest point, and extendsfrom near St. Louis, Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico.B.A great trench eroded by the Mississippi River from near St. Louis, Missouri tothe Gulf of Mexico, causing earthquakes to occur at the tip of this trench near St.Louis, Missouri.
C.A river-built deposit that is almost a mile thick at its thickest point, and extendsfrom near Baton Rouge, Louisiana to the Gulf of Mexico.D.A giant pile of spit-up Yoo Hoo.E.A small trench eroded by the Mississippi River from near Baton Rouge,Louisiana to the Gulf of Mexico.Amazing as it may seem, the Mississippi has been taking the debris from the vast areafrom the Rockies to the Appalachians, and dumping that debris into the Gulf of Mexico,building a pile of sediment that is miles thick in places and extends from St. Louis to theGulf. The mud has filled an old crack in the continent from when the Atlantic and Gulf ofMexico opened, but the mud doesn’t stop the earthquakes that occasionally occur near thetip of the crack. And as for the Yoo Hoo, Yuck!Points Earned:1/1Correct Answer:AYour Response:A5.Near Aaronsburg, PA, a company wanted to start a limestone quarry, and planned topump lots of water out of the ground to make things fairly dry near the quarry so itwouldn’t fill with water. Concern was raised—would this affect the nearby troutstreams? So, a little harmless dye was placed in a sinkhole next to the proposedquarry, and a fire-engine pumper added a lot of water to the sinkhole. How long did ittake, or will take, for the dye to reach the trout stream?A.A few centuries.B.A few thousand years.C.A few hours to days.D.Never, because sinkholes don't drain to trout streams.E.Never, because all sinkholes drain to Michigan.The dye showed up in a few hours, and the quarry was not excavated. Sinkholes oftenconnect directly and quickly to underground caves or big cracks, and thus to streams,allowing rapid drainage. There are rock units that would hold their water for centuries ormillennia, but such units have small spaces, not caves and sinkholes. Local sinkholes dodrain to trout streams, and Michigan has to make their own water pollution because oursdoes not reach them. (Fun thing to do if you’re bored: fit this question into the Michiganfight song.)Points Earned:1/1Correct Answer:CYour Response:C6.

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