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Geology 101 section 004 Answer Key (all versions) - 1 - Final Exam Friday, Dec. 7, 2007 Name: _____________________ • Mark your answers on the computer-grading sheet using a soft (#2) pencil. • Indicate the test version number (1, 2 or 3) on your answer sheet. Code your name onto the answer sheet. Sign the form in the lower left, indicating that you adhere to the honor code. • When finished turn in the answer sheet and exam sheet. 1. After oceans, which of the following reservoirs contains the most water? A) the atmosphere B) the glaciers and polar ice caps C) the lakes and rivers D) the underground waters 2. ________ is the infiltration of water into the saturated zone, and _______ is the exit of groundwater to the surface. A) Recharge, discharge B) Seepage, outflow C) Permeation, evaporation D) Hydration, outflux 3. What powers the hydrologic cycle? A) magnetism B) mantle convection C) radioactive decay D) solar energy 4. Which of the following terms is a measure of the amount of water vapor in the air as a proportion of the maximum amount the air could hold at that temperature? A) dew point B) evaporation rate C) relative humidity D) sublimation point 5. The diagram above represents a cross section through a coastal mountain range. Which of the following statements is correct? A) Region A would receive the most precipitation . B) Region B would receive the most precipitation. C) Region C would receive the most precipitation. D) Regions A, B, and C would receive about the same amount of precipitation.
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Geology 101 section 004 Answer Key (all versions) - 2 - Final Exam Friday, Dec. 7, 2007 6. Layers that transmit groundwater are called ______. A) beds B) aquifers C) influent streams D) unsaturated zones 7. Which of the following combinations make for the best groundwater reservoir? A) low permeability and low porosity B) low permeability and high porosity C) high permeability and low porosity D) high permeability and high porosity 8. What is the difference between the saturated and unsaturated zones of groundwater? A) The saturated zone has a higher porosity than the unsaturated zone. B) The saturated zone has a lower porosity than the unsaturated zone. C) The pore spaces in the saturated zone are full of water; the pore spaces in the unsaturated zone are not full of water. D) The pore spaces in the saturated zone are not full of water; the pore spaces in the unsaturated zone are full of water. 9. Which of the following represents the boundary between the saturated zone and the unsaturated zone? A) aquifer B) border fence C) groundwater table D) porosity Use the following the answer question 10 and 11. 10. Region B is the __________. A) discharge zone B) recharge zone C) saturated zone D) unsaturated zone 11. The lowering of the water table near the well is called a(n) __________. A) aquiclude
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