Rivers and Groundwater Systems 11 questions

Why are floods especially common in the spring?



 

A.     

More water is added to a river as groundwater seeps upward.



 

B.     

Winds are more common, causing more movement of water.



 

C.     

Warmer temperatures increase the volume of water in a river.



 

D.     

The still-frozen ground is unable to soak up the water from melting snow.



 



 



 

How does solution activity make limestone rocks permeable for groundwater flow?

   

                           

A.     

cuts down on the number of open pores



 

B.     

makes the pore spaces less connected



 

C.     

fills in many of the limestone’s cracks



 

D.     

gives the limestone numerous pits and holes



 

Groundwater recharge is the water



 

A.     

that enters a groundwater system by infiltrating the ground



 

B.     

leaves a groundwater system at a natural spring



 

C.     

seeps from the ground into a lake



 

D.     

moves through the pore spaces of rocks

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