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Post-Lecture Quiz

This activity contains 25 questions.

Question 1
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An aquifer recharge zone is _______.
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Question 2
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When a water-bearing porous layer of rock, sand, or gravel is trapped between upper and lower layers of less permeable substances, it is _______.
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Question 3
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The region of a lake where plants are able to attach to the bottom and still reach above the surface is known as the __________.
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Question 4
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What is the spatial relationship between the distributions of water and people?
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Question 5
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The most cost-effective solution for groundwater depletion and land-level subsidence is _______.
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Question 6
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What caused the Aral Sea, the fourth largest lake on Earth, to lose four-fifths of its volume in 40 years?
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Question 7
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Which of the following agricultural irrigation practices is the least useful for conserving water?
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Question 8
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What is the direct cause of death for the aquatic animals during eutrophication?
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Question 9
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A freshwater wetland located in a forested area where the rooted plants are able to grow above the water's surface throughout the entire wetland is called a (an) _______.
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Question 10
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The greatest use of fresh water worldwide is _______.
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Question 11
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Salt can be removed from seawater by _______.
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Question 12
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The dams on the Colorado River have NOT provided ______.
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Question 13
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Which of the following wetland environments only occurs for a short period of time each year?
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Question 14
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Maria wakes up in the morning and takes a shower, drinks a glass of water, washes her clothes in the laundry machine, and then goes to work. Which of the following describes Maria's water use appropriately?
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Question 15
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Which of the following would make flooding worse?
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Question 16
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A farmer wakes up one morning and sees a large circular area of land on his farm that is sunken. What may be the problem?
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Question 17
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Which of the following statements about drinking water is true?
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Question 18
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Which of the following is true about desalination?
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Question 19
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What type of irrigation method wastes as little as 10% of the water applied to the plants?
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Question 20
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Which of the following could potentially help to reduce the amount of water used on crops?
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Question 21
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_________ water is water that can be reused without purification for watering your yard and can help reduce overall water usage.
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Question 22
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The United States and Europe have decreased public water use in the past 20 years by __________.
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Question 23
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A factory in a rural part of the United States has just been implicated for releasing toxic substances into the same water source that is used for drinking water in the area. Which of the following statements is true regarding this factory?
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Question 24
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Which of the following types of water pollution causes eutrophication?
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Question 25
25 Which of the following types of pollution is most responsible for large amounts of death worldwide because of unsafe drinking water?
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