Watershed / Aquifer End Of The Quarter Twiz Question Preview (ID: 44498)


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Lebron is unsure about how to focus a slide under the microscope. What would be the best thing for him to do?
a) Look on Youtube for a video of how to do it
b) Just play with it until it works
c) Skip that part of the experiment
d) Ask the teacher

All chemicals should be considered
a) Edible
b) Safe
c) Dangerous
d) Something you can play with

'Horseplay' is not allowed in the lab because...
a) It's dangerous
b) it's not fun to do
c) someone may try to get you back for something you did to them
d) you don't own any horses yet, but once they do it will be allowed

Convection is the transfer of heat energy by
a) different densities
b) two things physically touching
c) heat rising
d) electromagnetic waves

Which of the following is likely to be the LEAST permeable?
a) solid rock
b) sand
c) clay
d) gravel

What protects us from the Sun's Ultraviolet Radiation?
a) clouds
b) water table
c) nothing - radiation is good for us
d) the Ozone layer

heat always rises due to
a) convection
b) conduction
c) radiation
d) Ozone

Conduction is the transfer of heat energy by
a) different densities
b) two things physically touching
c) heat rising
d) electromagnetic waves

Which of the following is likely to be the MOST permeable?
a) solid rock
b) clay
c) sand
d) gravel

The gas that makes up the largest percentage of the atmosphere is
a) Oxygen
b) Helium
c) Hydrogen
d) Nitrogen

All weather occurs in the
a) exosphere
b) mesosphere
c) troposphere
d) thermosphere

In order for a well to have water in it, the bottom needs to be below the -
a) Water Cycle
b) Watershed
c) Water Table
d) Aquifer

How easily water can flow through a material is know as -
a) Impermiable
b) Permiability
c) Porosity
d) Saturation

The land area that supplies water to a river system is called a -
a) divide
b) tributary
c) stream
d) watershed

The amount of water a material can hold is known as -
a) Full
b) Saturday
c) Saturation
d) Conduction

Why is the sun considered a renewable resource?
a) The sun is very far away
b) We need sunlight for life
c) The sun's energy doesn't run out
d) The sun makes its own fuel

Which of the following human activities would most likely lead to the SINKING of the surface of the earth?
a) Taking too much water from an aquifer
b) Using toxic chemicals in food
c) a drought
d) Flooding

What is the most common use of water in the United States?
a) Industry
b) Agriculture
c) Car washes
d) Power Plants

Where does water that saturates the ground collect?
a) Aquifers
b) Lake Erie
c) Water Tables
d) Bedrock

Which of the following would REDUCE water tables?
a) Snowmelt
b) Floods
c) Over population
d) Pollution

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