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Hydrology Quiz

Water is everywhere, but how much do you know about Hydrology? 8 Questions.

 
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1

The global system that supplies and removes water from the earth's surface is known as ...

  • Hydrology
  • Flowing Cycle
  • Hydrologic Cycle

2

The process whereby plants give off water vapor through the pores of their leaves called ...

  • Transpiration
  • Evaporation
  • Precipitation

3

In groundwater hydrology, what is a lens of water that held above the surrounding water table by an impervious layer?

  • Perched Water Table
  • Groundwater Aquifer
  • Artesian Recharge Area

4

The water table occasionally intersects the surface of the ground of a stream, lake, or ocean. What is the name of place where the water table breaks the ground surface?

  • Bedrock
  • Aquiclude
  • Springs

5

What is NOT the factor in evapotranspiration rate calculation?

  • Soil Moisture
  • Wind Speed
  • Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD)

6

A graphical representation of the discharge of a stream at a single gaging station is called ...

  • Hydrographs
  • Countergraphs
  • Wellgraphs

7

What is the ratio of the volume of voids or open spaces in the soil to the total volume?

  • Storage Coefficient
  • Specific Yield
  • Porosity

8

What is Hydraulic Gradient?

  • Slope of the piezometric surface.
  • Percentage of water that is free to drain from the aquifer.
  • A gradient used in water quality calculation.

 

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