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Sheet1 Page 1 Chapter Quiz for "Groundwater" Scores for student "hydro1" 0 out of 15 points. 0.0% 1. At any one location, the height of the water table generally does not fluctuate. 2. A measure of a material• s ability to transmit groundwater through interconnected pore spaces is known as its __________. 3. A(n) __________ is created by the lowering of the water table surrounding a well. 4. Below the water table, in the zone of __________, all the pore spaces in the sediments and rocks are filled with water. 5. Which one of the following is NOT a subdivision of the zone of aeration? 6. Which of the following represents the greatest volume of water? 7. In the United States, more groundwater is used for this purpose than for any other.
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Unformatted text preview: 8. Refer to the diagram. The intermediate belt is shown by which letter? 9. Refer to the diagram. Which lettered feature is the water table? 10. A hole dug into the zone of saturation is called a __________. 11. The term __________ applies to any situation in which groundwater under pressure rises on its own above the level of th e 12. Refer to the diagram. Which lettered feature is the zone of aeration? 13. This term is used to describe an impermeable layer that hinders or prevents the movement of groundwater. 14. The shape of the water table is a subdued replica of the surface topography. 15. About what percentage of Earth& s water is groundwater?...
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