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Concept #4 Quiz

Choose the best possible answer to the following questions about Key Concept 4 "Springs."

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This activity contains 7 questions.

Question 1.
Which of the following best describes how a “spring” forms?

 
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Question 2.
Match the following terms with the appropriate description:



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A precipitated rock formed at the mouth of a hot spring
B intermittent hot spring or fountain of ejected groundwater, usually occurs at regular intervals
C where the water table intersects Earth’s surface and a natural outflow of groundwater results
D the top of a saturated zone located above an aquitard located above the regional water table
 
 
 
 
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Question 3.
Which of the following situations results in a “perched” aquifer?


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Question 4.
Identify the indicated groundwater features by selecting the correct response.



The letters A through D appear on an image associated with this question.

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Question 5.
If the deposits associated with a spring are calcium carbonate (travertine), like Mammoth Hot Springs in Yellowstone National Park, what is the rock below the spring, and why?


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Question 6.
Which of the following best describes how geysers erupt?


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Question 7.
This is a photograph from Yellowstone National Park. Choose the best description that goes with each label on the photograph.



The letters A through C appear on an image associated with this question.

This question presents 3 items numbered 7.1 through 7.3. Each item is presented with a pulldown menu containing the letters A through C. For each item below, use the pull-down menu to select the letter that labels the correct part of the image.
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