Geography Water Quiz

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Geography Water Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    K. What is a aquifer?
    • A. 

      A spring

    • B. 

      Surface water

    • C. 

      Underground water

    • D. 

      Rock that repells water

  • 2. 
    R. When might a aquifer dry out?
    • A. 

      A bore taking off the water

    • B. 

      Never

    • C. 

      During drought

    • D. 

      During summer

  • 3. 
    K. What lives in an aquifer?
    • A. 

      Fish and invertabrates

    • B. 

      Fish, invertabrates and plants

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      Plants

  • 4. 
    K. How old is the Great Artesian Basin?
    • A. 

      200 years old

    • B. 

      Almost 4 million years old

    • C. 

      Almost 2 million years old

    • D. 

      800 years old

  • 5. 
    K. The most rainfall is in which state?
    • A. 

      Western Australia

    • B. 

      New South Wales

    • C. 

      Victoria

    • D. 

      Queensland

  • 6. 
    R. What might be a reason that not many people live in Queensland?
    • A. 

      Not enough water

    • B. 

      Too much water

    • C. 

      Too hot

    • D. 

      Wet summers

  • 7. 
    K. Victoria has most there rainfall?
    • A. 

      Summer

    • B. 

      All year round

    • C. 

      Mostly winter

    • D. 

      Mostly summer

  • 8. 
    K. What is a river?
    • A. 

      Ground water

    • B. 

      An ecosystem

    • C. 

      Up hill water

    • D. 

      Surface water

  • 9. 
    K. Whats Australia's biggest drainage catchment?
    • A. 

      Lake Eyre

    • B. 

      Timor Sea

    • C. 

      Western Plateau

    • D. 

      Murry Darling

  • 10. 
    K. What rock is in an aquifer?
    • A. 

      Limestone

    • B. 

      Sandstone

    • C. 

      Granite

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 11. 
    K. A river runs to?
    • A. 

      The highest point

    • B. 

      The lowest poimt

    • C. 

      The dryest point

    • D. 

      Even ground

  • 12. 
    R. Why might make native fish struggle to live?
    • A. 

      Clean water

    • B. 

      Heat

    • C. 

      Carp

  • 13. 
    R. If we were to run out of water what would happen?
    • A. 

      Everything would die

    • B. 

      Humans would die

    • C. 

      Animals would die

    • D. 

      Plants would die

  • 14. 
    K. How long is the murry darling?
    • A. 

      5000 Kilometres

    • B. 

      100 Metres

    • C. 

      4000 kilometres

    • D. 

      2000 Kilometres

  • 15. 
    K. 50 to 80% of the murry darling basin wetlands are?
    • A. 

      Healthy

    • B. 

      Beautiful

    • C. 

      Damaged

    • D. 

      Dying

  • 16. 
    K. The lowest point of Australia is?
    • A. 

      Lake Eyres

    • B. 

      Murry River

    • C. 

      Cooper River

    • D. 

      Lake Victoria

  • 17. 
    R. Why might dams not be good for the enviroment?
    • A. 

      Nutrients not able to travel

    • B. 

      Fish getting stuck

    • C. 

      Fish dying

    • D. 

      Too much water

  • 18. 
    R. Why might Algal Blooms occur?
    • A. 

      No water flow

    • B. 

      High level of nutrients

    • C. 

      Low level of nutrients

    • D. 

      Water flowing

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